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The Church at TwilightGood Friday night crossOur Mission Statement

The purpose of this church shall be to worship God, preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to celebrate the sacraments; to realize Christian fellowship and unity within this church and the Church universal; to render loving service towards this community and to the world; and to strive for righteousness, justice and peace.


Recent News

Yankee Street Fair Update

  The Yankee Street Fair Committee for 2016 has started its annual collection of supplies for the fair on August 27, 2016 and we are need of the following contributions to offset our fair expenses:  Our needs include: bottled water napkins paper towels aluminum foil antiseptic wipes The more that is contributed the less our more »

From the Pastor’s Pen

On March 12, Ceil Burgess, Nancy Sides, and I attended Super Saturday in Killingly, CT. For those who don’t know, Super Saturday is a day of dynamic worship and informative workshops on important topics of relevance to churches. This year, the keynote speaker was Rev. Traci Blackmon. Rev. Blackmon serves as the first woman pastor more »

From The Pastor’s Pen

From the Pastor’s Pen I used to live across the street from a cemetery. Which, maybe sounds a little depressing.  Sometimes, though, cemeteries can be very educational places. Very old gravestones often tell more than the name and age of the person buried beneath them; often they tell you something about the life that person more »

Kitchen Upgrade Program Begun

After much thought and discussion, the Board of Trustees voted to approve upgrading our church kitchen.  As many of you know, the Westminster Board of Health advised us of what upgrades needed to be done in order to bring the kitchen to current code.  With their guidance, we have outlined a scope of work to more »

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Easter Tulips

It’s that time of year again.  The Diaconate will be taking orders for tulips to beautify our Easter service toward the end of February.  The orders will be taken up to Sunday, March 13th.      

Recent News Archives

Events

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Communion Sunday

Communion is served on the first Sunday of the every month

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Yoga

Recurring Weekly, Weather Permitting

Bible

Worship Connections

These hour long gatherings, that meet on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM, provide a time to discuss the bible readings for the upcoming Sunday.

RSS UCC Daily Devotional

  • The Badge of Busyness April 29, 2016
    Matthew Laney Of all the commandments, keeping Sabbath is the most counter-intuitive.
  • Easter Eggs April 28, 2016
    Vince Amlin I can still conjure up the feeling of being a kid on Easter morning, the magic of waking up to a world transformed.
  • Simon the Great April 27, 2016
    Molly Baskette It is always galling to those who have power, privilege and wealth (among them: you and you and me) to discover that there are still things that money can't buy.
  • "Pop Life" April 26, 2016
    Kenneth L. Samuel  "Life it ain't real funky unless it's got that pop . . . "
  • He Won't Be with Us Long April 25, 2016
    Mary Luti It's one thing to make a place for the poor at your own benevolent discretion. It's another when they come by every day . . .
  • Dysfunction with a View April 24, 2016
    Ron Buford As the Saturday Night Live character Rosanne Rosannadanna used to say, "If it's not one thing, it's another"—especially if you're living in poverty.
  • Judgment April 23, 2016
    Kenneth L. Samuel I know it's not a very liberal or progressive notion . . .
  • Keep It In the Ground April 22, 2016
    Donna Schaper On this Earth Day, my mouth is shut and my praise diminished because of my dismay.
  • Is Lite Rock Evil? April 21, 2016
    Matt Fitzgerald That's the thing with evil. It isn't always obvious. It slips, it slides, it insinuates itself. 
  • When Someone Pisses You Off April 20, 2016
    Jesus' antagonists here in the Gospel of John were deeply pissed, so much so that they were ready to stone him.