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In-person Sanctuary Worship Services are suspended for now.

January 24, 2021 (Now showing!): Sunday Worship Service.

Covenant and Associate Members are Invited to the Annual Organizational Meeting today January 24 at 11:00 am on Zoom.

February 7, 2021: Drive-Through Communion

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Watch our worship services on TV! See our calendar for the broadcast schedule and channels (updated frequently.)



The First Congregational Church in Essex, UCC, believes that God calls us to welcome and affirm all people. We rejoice that all persons, people of every race, age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, physical and mental ability, marital standing, economic status, and family configuration, are welcome in God’s church as members and to serve as leaders. ---

November 21, 2010







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First Congregational Church in Essex

United Church of Christ

6 Methodist Hill

Essex, Connecticut 06426

phone:  860-767-8097