First Congregational Church Canterbury CT

Christ Centered-Spirit Led

Pastors Letter

January 2019 February 2019 March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 June 2019
Summer 2019 September 2019 October 2019 November 2018 December 2018

Upcoming Events and activities


Beginning in September 2019, we will be having a year long confirmation class for students in grades 7th – 9th (older students who have not taken confirmation classes please speak with Pastor). Families will receive a letter containing information about the class schedule, mission trip and more. This program is open to students who do not attend our church, however there are 3 dates in the program that require worship service attendance and participation.

Ministry to our youth

The youth group is currently is currently fundraising for Rise Against Hunger. Rise Against Hunger’s meal packaging program is a volunteer-based initiative that coordinates the assembly-line packaging of highly nutritious dehydrated meals comprised of rice, soy, vegetables, and 23 essential vitamins and minerals. On Sunday September 8 the youth group will be leading a meal packaging event at the Pomfret Community School in Pomfret Center. The link for making donations is

4Th Sunday Fellowship

4th Sunday Coffee Hour

Community Activities

AA Meetings on Monday nights @ 7 pm.


Canterbury Cares

Donations are always needed to support this wonderful program. We take this opportunity to say thank you to the many hands that make this program successful. Thank you to our volunteers, your hard work and dedication is greatly appreciated. And thank you to all who donate, without you this program would not happen.

Community Meal

Monday October 28th at the First Baptist Church in Willimantic. Prepping food begins at 3:30 PM and serving the food begins at 6:00 PM. Helping hands are always needed and appreciated.