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Regular Services:


8:00 am Chapel Worship

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10:00 am Sanctuary Worship






No Matter Who You Are



Rev. Ken Peterkin

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One Great Hour of Sharing Special Mission Offering

Coming March 6, 2016



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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