Worship and Reflection

Sunday Morning Worship is held at 10:00 a.m.  (Nursery care is provided for children in Second grade and younger.)

Communion is celebrated during worship the first Sunday of each month, and during visitations upon request.

The Otis A. Thompson Chapel is open for private meditation throughout the week.

Seasonal Services, Joint Services and Ecumenical Services are a regular part of the yearly cycle.

Daily Devotional Guides, These Days and The Upper Room, are available in the church entryway in regular or large print.

 

Learning and Spiritual Growth

Church School for pre-school through adult is held each Sunday at 8:30 a.m.

Lectionary-Based Bible Study – Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Open to all members of the parish. Short enough to fit in after most work hours, but still be a chance for a quick time of respite at mid-week to consider God’s Word.

Seasonal Series – Opportunities for education and community are often provided during appropriate times in the church year.

Church Library containing theological and spiritual works is available, as well as videos and DVDs.

Family Counseling Ministry is available with counselor Joanne Lanfear.

 

Community Fellowship

Coffee Hour – The community gathers for coffee, snacks and sharing after worship every Sunday in the Founders’ Room.

Prayer Shawl Ministry meets every other Monday in the Chapel from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Pot luck Dinners, movie nights and other activities that include all ages are scheduled throughout the year.

 

Service

Choir practices Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in preparation for the Sunday worship.

Handbell Choir rehearses on Sundays after Coffee Hour and plays during worship several times during the year.

Thanksgiving Baskets are assembled and given to over 180 needy families each year, under the direction of the Missions Committee.

Our Daily Bread Food Closet in Norwich is supported by the church through donations and volunteers from the congregation. On the first and third Sundays of the month, donations for specific items are collected at  the worship service.

The congregation gives financial support to a number of service activities in the community and around the world. In addition, many of our members volunteer their time and labor at The Place and other community projects.