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IMPORTANT NOTICE

While we temporarily suspend our in-person worship services and meetings to help slow the spread of COVID19, we are staying connected online. We invite you to view our Sunday worship services posted below and on our Sermons page.

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 Congregation extending a friendly welcome to all. Come join us!

WORSHIP & SUNDAY SCHOOL

Our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Gordon Crouch, and 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.

WELCOME MESSAGE

Welcome message from Rev. Gordon Crouch

RECENT SERMONS

Psalm 25:1-10

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.

MINISTER AND STAFF

Rev. Gordon Crouch has been pastor of First Church, Hopkinton, since 2000.  

Staff includes (left to right): Missy Dustin, Director of Chancel Choir;  Administrative Assistant; Director of Chancel Choir and Bell Choir; and Trish Walton, Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministry.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Feb
28
Sun
Sunday Sermon “A Heart for Mercy” from Lenten Sermon Series “A Clean Heart and a Right Spirit”
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am

Lenten Sermon Series A Clean Heart and a Right Spirit
Sermon: “A Heart for Mercy”
Lamentations 3:22-26

Racial Justice Initiative – Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am

Sundays in February at 11 AM – During Black History Month, we’ll view these 15-minute videos with Emmanuel Acho, and we’ll discuss topics such as Black Lives Matter, white privilege, implicit bias, and the role of religion in racism.

Mar
3
Wed
Racial Justice Initiative – Wednesday Evening Lenten Film Discussion About Film “13th”
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mar
4
Thu
Thursday Morning Book Group – White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

New Book for Thursday Morning Book Group – White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity

In keeping with First Church’s initiative to educate ourselves about systemic racism and the culture of white supremacy, the Thursday Morning Book Group will begin reading and discussing White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity by Robert P. Jones. Our first discussion will be Thursday, Feb. 4, at 9:30 AM via Zoom. We’ll read and discuss Chapter 1. Participants are invited to purchase their own books.

All are welcome to join us. We meet every Thursday from 9:30-11:00 AM via Zoom.

Mar
7
Sun
Sunday Sermon “A Heart for Your Enemy” from Lenten Sermon Series “A Clean Heart and a Right Spirit”
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am

Lenten Sermon Series A Clean Heart and a Right Spirit
Sermon: “A Heart for Your Enemy”
Matthew 5:43-48
Sacrament of Communion
10 AM Zoom Worship Service

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