Category Archives: Upcoming Events

10/15: Sing Out: Changing the Race Dance

CANCELLED. Unfortunately, Soyinka was in an accident and had to undergo surgery. We are postponing the event. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.  Monday, Oct. 15th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in our sanctuary at FBC Soyinka Rahim will teach us her uplifting songs and provide opportunity to sing together in community. All Ages […]
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10/14: Changing the Race Dance: Supportive Practices

CANCELLED. Unfortunately, Soyinka was in an accident and had to undergo surgery. We are postponing the event. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.  Sunday, Oct. 14th, 1 – 4 PM, Ages 14+ at Temple Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, Chester, CT Explore meaningful questions and a hopeful community-based practice for addressing race, racism, and […]
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Centering Prayer: Oct. & Nov. 2018

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall Exception: Sat. Nov. 17th is our Thankful Hearts Bazaar, so we will not have Centering Prayer on that day.  Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method […]
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Shoreline Soup Kitchen: Oct. & Nov. 2018

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.

8/26: Chicken BBQ for Haiti

August 26th, 12 – 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 […]
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FBC Book Study in July & August

We have tentatively planned for Tuesday nights at 4 p.m. in Niantic, but if that time & location is inconvenient, please let Pastor Joy know. A list of book options will be in the church on Sunday, June 24th, and in the e-newsletter on Saturday, June 23rd.

ABCONN Mission and Stewardship Day, 2018

Come celebrate ‘unity in diversity’ as we move to the rhythm, dancing to God’s heartbeat! September 29th, 2018 Central Baptist Church, Norwich Come and celebrate: Diverse nationalities and cultures — one people under God All one in Christ — Galatians 3: 28 One Lord, one faith, one baptism — Ephesians 4: 4 – 6 Through: […]
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Centering Prayer: June & July 2018

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall  Join us for a time of 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 that […]
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Shoreline Soup Kitchen: June & July 2018

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.

Join Us for Holy Week! 3/25, 3/29, 4/1

Palm Sunday March 25th, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church in Essex Maundy Thursday March 29th, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church in Essex We will reflect on the last evening of Jesus’ time on earth in a service that includes communion, foot/hand washing, and Tenebrae. Holy Saturday Centering Prayer March 31st, 10 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service  […]
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