2017 Ecumenical Event for Advent Announced

A singing opportunity is being planned for Norwich and the surrounding area.  Singers from area church choirs, school choirs, and community members are invited to join together to perform Darkness Into Light: A Christmas Musical Journey by Mary McDonald.  The event will be hosted by the United Church of Christ, First Congregational of Norwich under…

Cantata Rehearsal #2 – Nov. 12 – It’s Not Too Late to Join

Darkness into Light Rehearsal #2 Sunday November 12 You can still sign up – click here. 4:00-5:30 at United Church of Christ (11 West Main St, Norwich) 4:00-Warm ups with Meena 4:10-4:50 sectional rehearsal (tenors and basses with Bob; altos and sopranos with Mary) Working on #6 p.59 Rise Up Children, #2 Come All Ye…

Scholarships Available – Deadline April 15th

UCC, First Congregational, Norwich, NY has a long history of gifts bequeathed by former members and memorial gifts given by family and friends. To recognize and honor our past and encourage growth in our future, our scholarship program is supported by some recent generous gifts. Scholarship amounts vary up to $1,000. Deadline for applications, including…

Christmas Eve Worship Service

Join us for a Candlelight and Communion Service on Christmas Eve.  The Prelude will start at 4:45.  The service will begin at 5:00 p.m.  Childcare will be available in the Nursery.  We will celebrate the coming of the Christ child and share in Communion. Please join us.  All are welcome.

Dixieland Jazz Worship Service – August 16th

Everyone is welcome to join us worshiping God through scripture and hymns in the Dixieland style.  After the service, we follow the musicians, (with our own kazoos!) into Coffee Hour where we are treated to ice cream sundaes.  Check out some photos from previous services here.

Summer Schedule

SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE Rev. David Spiegel will preach. Sundays at 10:00 a.m.   AT FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH — July 5 through August 2 AT UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST — August 9 through 30   CHURCH OFFICE SUMMER HOURS July 6 – August 28 Monday – Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Norwich Vacation Bible School

 Norwich Community Vacation Bible School July 26 – 30, 5:45 – 8:15 p.m. United Church of Christ 11 West Main St., Norwich. Ages 3 – 12 (Grades Pre-K – 6) Acts: 17:28a “In God we live, move, and exist.”  A life with God is one of movement! In this mission-focused VBS, kids experience God’s unstoppable…

Soup and Bread Potluck – March 22

The Deacon’s invite you to bring in your favorite soup and/or bread to share in a potluck lunch after the worship service.  Bring a crock pot or a stove pot before worship and we’ll keep it warm or heat it up.  (Please label your pots and utensils.)  Everyone’s soup recipe is a little different, so duplicate…