So now that you’ve learned a bit about us, maybe you’re considering joining us for worship. You’ve looked at your calendar and decided on a Sunday to stop by, but still that big question remains…
We here at First Congregational recognize that every church is unique and that worship in churches on the same street can be as different as night and day! Unfortunately, too often churches expect first time visitors to know what’s going on without explaining much, as though you’ve been attending the church for years!
That’s why we want to answer some basic questions you might have about our worship services and what you should expect upon visiting us. If after reading this you still have further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us and we will get back to you right away!
This service is a more liturgical worship service, though by no means is it boring or dull! This service incorporates more liturgical elements that you might have experienced at other churches. We sing hymns from our hymnal and have a talented organist to compliment our worship experience. Our choir sings each Sunday during the school year, and this is also the service where children will be invited to participate in Sunday School halfway through the service. We draw upon familiar traditions that we find comforting, while still keeping the service energetic and life-giving. If you find liturgy and ritual comforting, this is the perfect service for you!
Currently on hold due to Covid-19 pandemic.
We certainly do! While First Congregational is certainly a church, we are also more than that. We are a faith family. Whether you are joining us for the first time or have been attending here for over sixty years, the moment you walk through our doors you are a valued member of our family. That is why we encourage everyone to attend our coffee hour every Sunday to have a chance to join in fellowship outside of the worship service. During the school year our coffee hour takes place between the two services, running from 9:30 until 10:15. During the summer, the coffee hour takes place at 11:00am, after the conclusion of our worship service.
We are incredibly proud of the lifelong friendships that are forged in our faith family. We have shown one another a level of support and care that surpasses simple friendship, time and time again. We invite you to become part of our faith family, so that you might come to know that no matter what problems or roadblocks may come your way in life, you will have a supportive family that will be with you at your side.