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February 23, 2018


6:15 pm Lenten Pot Luck and Game Night


February 25, 2018 Services


Ivoryton Congregational Worship 8:45 am

Essex Congregational Worship 10:30 am





One Great Hour of Sharing National Offering Taken March 11.  Click here for information



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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Rev. Ken Peterkin

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First Congregational Church in Essex

United Church of Christ

6 Methodist Hill

Essex, Connecticut 06426

phone:  860-767-8097

fax:        860-767-7855