• 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

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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

Sunday
  • 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
Monday
  • 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
Tuesday
  • 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
Wednesday
  • Office Hours
    – 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Thursday
  • Office Hours
    – 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Friday
  • 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

JUL

31

THU
Loaves & Fishes Hospitality House
3:15 PM to 6:00 PM
Dinner prep and service.
Sign up with Annie Baur, John Turner, or with the church office to either provide food or help serve.
AUG

01

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

03

SUN
Annual River Service
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our annual River Service will be held this year on August 3.
Location: 52 River Road, Washington Depot.
Special Coffee Hour/ Fellowship Hosted by Deacons
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Our annual River Service has moved to August this year, so strawberry shortcake probably won't be on the menu. But we're sure to have something special brewing! Do come and enjoy this after-worship fellowship!
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
AUG

04

MON
Bereavement/Survivers' Support Group
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
An ongoing Bereavement Support Group that meets on Monday mornings at 11:00 AM in the parlor of the Parish Hall on 6 Kirby Road, Washington, CT 06793. This group is both educational and supportive in nature and is open to anyone who has suffered a loss due to death. It provides an opportunity for members to connect and learn with others who are in a similiar time of transition in their life.
Grace Fellowship
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Join us weekly for our 7:00 Monday evening spiritual practice. Grace Fellowship meets in the church parlor. We are a gathering of people who are trying to make conscious contact with God through mediation, reflection, discussion and laughter. Grace Fellowship is a great way to become connected with the spiritual side of the church and with others who are in transition in life. Come join us! If you have any questions please email Anne-Marie Davenport (see staff page).
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