Category Archives: Worship

Christmas Eve Service

Join us for a special Christmas Eve Worship at 6:30 p.m. featuring the Christmas story in readings, your favorite carols, special music and lots of candles. The perfect way to celebrate the joy of Christmas! Bring the whole family, your friends, neighbors and co-workers. After the Christmas Eve service, you are invited to come out with us for […]
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All Saints Sunday

This Sunday during worship we will be celebrating All Saints Day. One of the things that I love about All Saints Day is that it reminds us that we are not alone.  All Saints Day is an occasion to celebrate the faithful of the past, present and future who touch our lives.  We give thanks […]
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Come worship with us this Holy Week!

Worship with us during Holy Week! Maundy Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m.: We commemorate the last evening of Jesus’s time on earth, with communion, foot washing, and a Tenebrae service. Holy Saturday, April 4, 9:30 a.m.: We lift together our prayers for our community and our lives during our Moving Our Prayers Together event.  RSVP […]
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Resources for Lent

Lent is a period that invites you to deepen your relationship with God. Below are some resources that may help you on that journey this Lent. Resources: –Retreat Center: Mercy Center by the Sea They have a Lenten retreat this Saturday, February 28th, and the Center is always available for day and overnight visits. When […]
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Ash Wednesday Service

February 18th, 7 p.m. Join us for a time of reflection and renewal as we worship together on Ash Wednesday.  Worship will include prayer, singing and imposition of ashes.  There will be a short meditation called, “Life is Short, More Forgiveness.” Lay down your burdens and lighten your load as we begin the journey through Lent.

August 3rd – Worship on the Green

Our Annual Worship on the Green will meet on the Essex Green (where we host our Craft Fair each year) on August 3rd. This year the service will be at 9:00 A.M. so it should be a little cooler.  First Congregational Church of Essex will be the back-up location in case of rain.  Volunteers are […]
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