• Want to have fun creating and doing something good for our community?
  • Take the pledge to end bullying and get a Rainbow Scarf!
  • The Reid family lighting the candle of Joy on our Advent wreath
  • The Spirituals offered a pre-Advent concert in the Meeting House.
  • Patricia Nicholas-Gomes, our choir director and organist performing a solo at The Spirituals' concert
  • Jim and Pastor Cheryl\'s mission trip to Oaxaca, Mexico with Simply Smiles
  • Jim and Pastor Cheryl\'s mission trip to Oaxaca, Mexico with Simply Smiles
  • Communion shared on first Sundays of each month
  • The Historic Meeting House on the Green
  • Don\'t forget your beads!
  • Young and old, alike, enjoy a time for youth in the Sunday service
  • Our Chancel Choir includes young and old(er)
  • Washington Friends of Music present New Baroque Soloists in summer and New Years Day concerts
  • John Minnis, DJ extraordinaire, providing music for the Fair

You are welcome here!

Whoever you are and wherever you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!  This website is an interactive forum for sharing our church's many gifts: its ministries, special programs, and people.  But stop by and see us in person at worship or one of our many activities. 

All of the latest news and near-time upcoming events are posted here on the home page, though a synopsis of the items is published in the Judea Journal, our monthly newsletter, available in our Resource Center.   Our calendar is updated regularly, so check it often for special services and other programs.  Can't find what you need?  Please let us know!

Please join us for worship on Sunday mornings or contact us to find out more about our programs for children and adults, including Christian Education and spiritual practice, youth or adult choirs, New Beginnings Single Life Ministry, Judea Nursery School, or any of our other missions and outreach programs.

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First Congregational Church
6 Kirby Rd
Washington, Connecticut 06793
Telephone: (860) 868-0569
Fax: (860) 868-8074

Regular Schedule

  • Worship Service
    – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Sunday School
    – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Coffee Hour
    – 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Bereavement Group (drop-in format)
    – 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Office Hours
    – 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Grace Fellowship
    – 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Office Hours
    – 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
  • AA Meeting
    – 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • New Beginnings Divorce Support
    – 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Office Hours
    – 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
  • Office Hours
    – 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
  • AA Meeting
    – 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Office Hours: Treasurer Only
    – 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • New Beginnings Pot Luck Supper
    – 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Upcoming Events



AA Meeting
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Rotary Club
12:15 PM to 1:30 PM


AA Meeting
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
New Beginnings Pot Luck Supper
6:00 PM
In the Parish House.


LEO (Let's Eat Out) Breakfast
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Held off-site. Please call Church Office for location.


Coffee Hour/ Fellowship
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hosted by members of our congregation, this time after the Sunday worship service is for enjoying great company, meeting new people, and reconnecting with some others. Oh... and did I mention the snacks?
There are at least 45 opportunities throughout the year to host... If you'd like to help out, sign up on the list in Wersebe Hall or email us.
Rainbow Scarf Knitting Group
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Invite a friend to join you for our monthly knit/crochet-in at Marty's Cafe (in Washington Depot) at 3:00 Sunday. Pastor Cheryl has tons of yarn, but has given out all her large knitting needles, so byo knitting needles or crochet hooks. Emelie and Past
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