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Bible Study

Bible Study will begin on Thursday, September 27, at 7:00pm in the Roy Room. We are studying the book  Jesus Is the Question: The 307 Questions Jesus Asked and the 3 He Answered. It is written by Rev. Martin Copenhaver, UCC pastor and most recently the President of Andover Newton Theological School. Contact Pastor Gary if […]

Keep the Faith: Is church a choice?

“Are you going to church on Sunday?” If this question were asked of New Testament Christians, they would not know how to respond. That’s because the word for “church” in New Testament Greek, ekklesia, means “called out and gathered together.” Church was not a place or a building but the people who were followers of […]

November 29, 2015 – The First Sunday of Advent

Advent is the beginning of the church calendar year. We are beginning Year C of the lectionary cycle. The word advent is derived from the Latin word, adventus, which means “coming” or “arrival.” Traditionally, Advent candles have been purple, associated with royalty. This color symbolizes the sovereignty of Jesus, descendant of David, coming to usher […]

Sunday School Supper October 24

Join us for our upcoming Sunday School Pasta Supper When: Saturday, October 24 6:00pm Where: Gordon Hall at First Baptist Church Adults: $8.50 Children 5-12 yrs:  $5.00 Children under 5:   free Basket raffles! Advance tickets necessary Please call the church office or speak to Linda Bogosian or Lisa Lindquist

Why I Marched in the Worcester Pride Parade

Some might wonder why I marched in the Worcester Pride Parade on Saturday, September 12. The simple answer is that I wanted to join my presence in a march with others that acknowledges the full dignity of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons. Some might say, “Why do they need to march every year? After […]

Ash Wednesday

An Ash Wednesday Service will take place on February 18 at 8pm in Davis Chapel. Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent. During this service we will, if we choose, receive ashes on our forehead (or back of the hand), hear a brief message from Pastor Gary, and receive Holy Communion. Every is encouraged to […]

Blessing of the Animals Service

On July 13, 2014, Park Congregational Church and First Baptist Church held a joint Blessing of the Animals Service. The service was well attended by dogs, cats, goats, hamsters, birds, fish and their owners. We’re hoping to make this an annual event. The video below includes highlights from the day.


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