Category Archives: Worship

Holy Week Schedule!

Palm Sunday, April 10, 10 a.m. (hybrid) Maundy Thursday, April 14, 7 p.m. (hybrid) Easter Sunrise Service, Riverview Cemetery, April 17, 6 a.m. (in-person only) Easter Service, April 17, 10 a.m. (hybrid)

Christmas Eve Service

December 24, 7 p.m. Join us for a special candlelight Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. It features the Christmas story in readings, your favorite carols, special music and lots of candles. The perfect way to celebrate the joy of Christmas! We invite you to worship in-person or on Zoom. If you worship in-person, please […]
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Special Worship: 11/7

This week, worship will be at the First Congregational Church in Essex.  It will be a special worship service to bid farewell to the Rev. Ken Peterkin. You can attend in person at the First Congregational Church in Essex (6 Methodist Hill, Essex, CT 06426) or online at the same Zoom link that we have […]
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Zoom-Only Worship: 10/10

We welcome guest preacher Vicar Micah Louwagie to our church on Sunday, October 10.  As the pastor is away, the church service will be on Zoom only.  To receive the Zoom information, please text 860-581-0493 and request the Zoom link. Thanks!

10/3: Zoom-Only Worship

Out of an abundance of caution, we will worship on Zoom only this week.  There will be no in-person worship. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at or 860-581-0493 for the bulletin and Zoom call-in information.

Noontime Prayer: October 2021

On Monday through Thursday, we are offering mid-day prayer via Zoom.It will last from 12 – 12:20 p.m. Please contact Pastor Joy Perkett at for the access information.

Zoom Concert on Sept. 29

Zoom Hymn Sing on Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. It’s hosted by two of our best musicians. When their voices twin together, it sounds like heaven. Preview a small taste of their musical talent is in the song, “Morning Has Broken” (click here). Join us to refresh your soul whether you sing-a-long or listen […]
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Worship with Legos!

Intergenerational Worship ServiceSeptember 19, 10 a.m.In person and on Zoom We will bless our kids, and the kids will bless us by co-leading the service! Please reflect on this question ahead of time:What does a loving community look like? The kids invite you to respond to this question with Legos, a drawing, or a one-sentence […]
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Interfaith Prayer Service for Racial Justice

Order of Prayer Service [Word document available here] Thank you to the participating faith leaders (alphabetical by last name): Imam Refai Arefin, Islamic Association of Greater Hartford Rabbi Marci Bellows and Cantor Belinda Brennan, faith leaders of Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek Rev. Dr. Jan Gregory Charpentier, pastor of the First Congregational Church of Westbrook […]
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Worship In Person or Online

Mid-Day Prayer: On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, we offer mid-day prayer via Zoom.  It will last from 12 – 12:20 p.m.  Everyone is invited. Email or text our pastor, Pastor Joy Perkett, at or 860-581-0493 for the Zoom access information.  You can use computer or phone to call in. Worship: On Sundays at 10 […]
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