WELCOME TO FIRST CHURCH!
No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.
First Congregational Church of Hopkinton, New Hampshire invites you to join us in
Growing Deeper in FAITH, Looking Up in HOPE, Reaching Out in LOVE
We are an Open and Affirming and a Racial Justice Congregation extending a friendly welcome to all. Come join us!
NEWS FROM FIRST CHURCH
WINTER’S END FAMILY PROMISE HOST WEEK
Please join us in our next Family Promise hosting week, March 10 – 17. There are so many ways to serve—simply click on the button below to view the online sign up sheet.
As always, thank you for supporting this life-changing ministry!
Nancy Emery and Dawn Berry,
First Church Coordinators
FOOD FOR FELLOWSHIP: LENT TO EASTERTIDE
Fellowship after worship offers all of us a chance to meet and greet each other in an open and convivial setting. People of all ages together can enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or punch and sample some tasty treats prepared by YOU! Choose a convenient Sunday and sign up to treat us all!
Waffle Church is held the first Sunday of each month. All are invited for waffles, fruit, and fellowship! A song and a story will be offered to the children. Come join the fun!
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE: TELLING THE SACRED STORY OF JESUS
Our 40 day journey culminates as we turn toward Jerusalem and to the powerful, somber, mysterious, yet ultimately joy-filled events of Holy Week. Each of the stories we read—from Palm Sunday through Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter—ground us further into the sacred story of the love of God. Join us as we journey together into telling that story anew.
March 24th – PALM SUNDAY Morning Worship at 10:00am in the Sanctuary and via Youtube
Daily Holy Week Meditation at 7:20am in the Sanctuary – A short 20-minute time of reflection led by the First Church deacons. The sanctuary will be open from 7:20am to 10am on Holy Saturday for silent meditation.
March 28th – Maundy Thursday Service with Communion and Tenebrae at 7:00pm in the Sanctuary and via Youtube
March 29th – GOOD FRIDAY
Drop Off of Donations to Concord Resource Center
March 31st – EASTER SUNDAY
Easter Sunrise Service, 6:15am on Putney Hill
Easter Breakfast, 7:00am, directly following sunrise service in the Great Hall
Easter Morning Worship with Brass Trio at 10:00am in the Sanctuary and via Youtube
WORSHIP & SUNDAY SCHOOL
Our many members joyfully welcome you to First Church, Hopkinton NH.
Worship with us every Sunday at 10:00 am.
Church school programs and childcare are available during worship for children and youth (from infants through 8th-grade) during the school year.
Children and youth leave for Sunday School part-way through the service.
NEW TO FIRST CHURCH?
Welcome to the First Church! We are blessed by all who join us. Come and discover a place of freedom to be yourself.