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We are a congregation firmly committed to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, but instead of insisting on any single interpretation we invite each other to share his or her own faith and spirituality so that the whole body may be nurtured mutually.

We are an Open and Affirming congregation welcoming persons of any age, race, sexual orientation, nationality, economic circumstance, or physical or mental ability.  "God accepts all the people...so do we."

Worship Services begin at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated on the 1st Sunday of every month. Children begin the morning in the sanctuary with their families and after the Children's Message they go with their teachers to Sunday School. Infant/toddler care provided every week.

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Book Discussion: "Take This Bread", February 5, 7pm

Book Discussion: "Take This Bread", February 5, 7pm

Join Bernadette Welsh for a discussion of Take this Bread by Sara Miles on Thursday, February 5, from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
 
Early one morning, for no earthly reason, Sara Miles, raised an atheist, wandered into a church, received communion, and found herself transformed–embracing a faith she’d once scorned. A lesbian left-wing journalist...

Advent Festival 2014 Photos

Lots of crafts, cookies, costumes, singing, and sumptuous potluck dinner at this year's Advent Festival. Kudos to the Christian Education Committee for sponsoring the event, and the many, many hands and voices that helped make this a joyful and spiritual filled evening!

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Advent Festival Joy and Gratitude

The Church celebrated Advent last Sunday with our annual Advent Festival.  Tara Barrett, our crafter...

Congratulations Jennifer!

During worship on Sunday, December 7th, Interim Pastor David Minnick presented Jennifer McCleery with a copy of the UCC Book of Worship in appreciation for her years of service as Christian Education Coordinator and in celebration of her becoming a Member in Discernment as she explores her call to ordained ministry. Congratulations Jennifer!

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Re-Scheduled: Advent Service of Silence and Sound, Tuesday, Dec 16, 7:30 pm

Take a break from the hectic season and experience the power of shared silence and sound with Pastor Clare and Janet Fall, musician.


Organ Recital, Weds. Dec 10, Dwight Chapel

Wyatt Smith, Interim Organist and Choir Director at Spring Glen Church, will present his third Yale degree recital at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 in Dwight Chapel - Old Campus (67 High St) in New Haven. The program consists completely of music by the great Johann Sebastian Bach. The recital is free and open to the public, and will be about half an hour in length. Bring your...