Category Archives: Serve

Shoreline Soup Kitchen: January 2020

Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are always looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

Centering Prayer & Lectio: January 2020

Join us for a time of prayer and Scripture reflection every Saturday. 10 a.m.: Centering Prayer Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest in God,” which, in turn, sparks an inner transformative process.   Most would say […]
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New London Community Meal: January 2020

Every third Saturday at 3:30 p.m., we volunteer at the Community Meal at the Church of the City in New London. We are always looking for new volunteers. Please contact Steven Balkau at 860-823-0348 if you would be interesting in participating.

New London Community Meal: December 2019

Every third Saturday at 3:30 p.m., we volunteer at the Community Meal at the Church of the City in New London. We are always looking for new volunteers. Please contact Steven Balkau at 860-823-0348 if you would be interesting in participating.      

Shoreline Soup Kitchen: December 2019

Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are always looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

Shoreline Soup Kitchen: October 2019

Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are always looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

10/27: Pasta Dinner for Haiti

First Baptist Church in Essex is holding a fundraiser for our second mission trip to Haiti, where we will continue to help construct Mercy Hospital.  October 27th, 5 – 6:30 p.m. $7 per dinner. Tickets sold at the door & in advance: Contact Steven Balkau 860-823- 0348. If you cannot attend the fundraiser but want to […]
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BBQ for Haiti

August 25th, 3 p.m. This December, some of our church members are going on a 2nd mission trip to Haiti, where they will continue to help build a state-of-the-art hospital that is being completely funded and constructed through volunteer efforts coordinated by Bethesda Evangelical Mission. To support this endeavor, we are hosting a Barbecue Chicken […]
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Shoreline Soup Kitchen: April 2019

Each Monday night at 5:30 p.m., we host the local Monday night Shoreline Soup Kitchen & Pantries dinner at our church. We are looking for new volunteers. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at revjperkett@gmail.com or 860-581-0493 if you are interested in volunteering your time.

11/17: Thankful Hearts Bazaar

Saturday, November 17th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The First Baptist Church in Essex at 10 Prospect Street will be celebrating the upcoming holiday season with a “Thankful Hearts” Christmas Bazaar. On Saturday, November 17, from 9 to 3, the Fellowship Hall will be arrayed with lovely and unique handmade gifts, wooden ware, jewelry, wreaths, […]
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