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What a Glorious Day for Our Outdoor Service!

We held our services outdoors for the second time this year! We couldn’t have asked for a more glorious day than we had today! 75 degrees, low humidity, sometimes a brisk breeze, great company and a meaningful service and beautiful music. What a way to start a week! Brian had the electric keyboard outdoors, and…

Back to Church Sunday & Chowder Cookoff Sept 10th

Unfortunately Summer’s almost over… Time for getting back to school, our regular routines, and BACK TO CHURCH! Fortunately, the early Fall weather is still the perfect time for outdoor services and cookouts. We’re celebrating Back to Church Sunday on September 10th! Weather permitting, we’re having a special coffee hour outdoors with a CHOWDER COOKOFF! Donations…

What Is Congregationalism?

Congregationalism speaks of a form of church government. “Episcopal” church government is rule by bishops, “Presbyterian” church government is rule by elders, and “Congregational” church government is rule by the congregation. Episcopal government usually includes a hierarchy over the local church, and Presbyterian government sometimes does as well. Congregational government nearly always avoids such hierarchy,…

Outdoor Service & Cookout July 23, 2017

We’re bringing our services outdoors on Sunday July 23rd, and turning our Coffee Hour into a cookout! Weather permitting, we’re going to have the sunshine on our backs, hear the birds chirping, and enjoy a beautiful service! Afterwards, enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs and some great fellowship! Starts at 10:30 am.

Easter 2017

The church for our Easter 2017 services was beautiful. The front doors were adorned with Forcythia wreaths, the planters in the front of the church filled with yellow tulips, and the daffodils that were planted in the front of the church a couple years ago, were starting to bloom. It was in the 80’s this…

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Easter Service – April 16, 2017

Join us Sunday April 16, 2017 promptly at 10:30 a.m. for our Easter Service. Our Sanctuary will be loaded with Easter flowers from our Easter plant sale, and the music and Easter message promise to be inspirational! Need pastry to take home for Easter dinner? We’re having an Easter Bake Sale right after service, so…