What is congregationalism? Congregational churches are Protestant churches in the Reformed tradition practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation independently and autonomously runs its own affairs.
Congregational Church Christians believe in the spiritual equality of all believers. In practice, this means they hold to the Bible and belief in Jesus, but individual members have “the full liberty of conscience in interpreting the Gospel.”. Church members are trusted to interpret the Bible and apply it as they best understand it, and the church embraces differences of interpretation.
What will is a typical service like? Sunday worship services are one hour long, 10 to 11 AM. Service elements include prayer, hymn singing, scripture readings and a weekly message from the pastor.
What about receiving communion? We offer communion on the first Sunday of each month. Our communion table is an open table. Everyone is welcome to partake. We use the intinction method everyone who wishes to comes forward and takes a piece of bread or gluten free wafer and dips the bread in the cup of grape juice.
Am I expected to give money? While we appreciate all contributions and depend on them to operate the church, as a guest you are not expected to give an offering.
What about my children? Jesus said let the little children come unto me. Children are always welcome. During the normal school year we offer Sunday school for children. The children will be dismissed from the service after the Choirs Anthem and escorted downstairs for a story and possibly a craft.
Can you accommodate those with disabilities? We do have a ramp entrance. The sanctuary and fellowship hall are wheelchair accessible and there is an accessible restroom located adjacent to fellowship hall.
Parking? There is on street parking in front of and across the street from the church as well a parking lot next door at the Robert Frost School. Main street is a highway. Please use the crosswalks and use extreme caution when crossing the street.
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