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December 15


Christmas Soiree

Our Fourth Annual Christmas Soiree on December 15 at 6:30 pm is in the works! We will ask for help providing delicious food and drink, help with the decorations and the set up and clean up. We usually entertain with heavy, warm hors d'oeuvres and wine in the Cove View Room. We will enjoy an evening of festive Christmas music with Rev. Ken and Marian Messek leading us in song and sharing the fellowship of the season! $12 per person



December 17

The Third Sunday in Advent


10:30 am Worship Service


December 13


"Mary, Mother of Jesus"

featuring Miriam Therese Winter

6:00 pm Dinner at Trinity Lutheran Church co-hosted by The First Baptist Church in Essex and us, precedes the program.


December 18

The Fourth Sunday in Advent


10:30 am Worship Service


December 24

Christmas Eve


5:30 pm Candlelight Service

We worship this year with the Ivoryton Congregational Church. The Christmas offering will be divided between the Town of Essex Social Services and the UCC Christmas Fund.



December 25

Christmas Day













First Congregational Church in Essex

United Church of Christ

6 Methodist Hill

Essex, Connecticut 06426

phone:  860-767-8097

fax:        860-767-7855