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Walk in Beauty

John 20:1-18 Walk in beauty. I heard that phrase this week, and have been wondering what it means. How do we walk in beauty? Most importantly: How do we walk in beauty when we feel like giving up? I have been thinking about this painting this week. Do you know what it is of? … […]
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Join Us for Holy Week! 4/14, 4/18, 4/21

Palm Sunday April 14th, 10 a.m., First Baptist Church in Essex Maundy Thursday April 18th, 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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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.

Centering Prayer: April 2019

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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Centering Prayer & Lectio Cancelled

Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina have been cancelled on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019.

3/13: A Night of Musical Sharing – Hymn Sing

Join us on Wed. March 13th, at 7 p.m. for a hymn sing! Come & request your favorite hymns!

Ash Wednesday Service

March 6th at 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. Lay down your burdens and lighten your load as we begin the journey through Lent.

Holy Adventure

Luke 3:1-6 ADVENTURE, a poem by the Reverend Timothy Haut. Sun, rise on this day like a flower unfolding to loveliness, or to surprise. Let there be a twist in the old path, where a new view may startle me with joy. Help the child in me skip with expectation, ready for an adventure of […]
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Mark 10:46-52 “in light of each day’s questions, I am never prepared. Today, again, I have nothing to offer but a handful of old prayers, worn down by relentless abrasion of doubt, and a fragment of dream that plays on in my head only half-remembered. Still, the doves coo and circle through the pines as […]
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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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