Mailing Address: P.O. Box 36, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
Phone: (860) 423-9008
Email: FirstChurchMansfield@snet.net
Office Hours
Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
At other times, please call and leave a message.
Where Faith Takes Action!
549 Storrs Road
(Junction of Routes 195 & 89)
Mansfield Center, Connecticut 
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SUNDAY WORSHIP  10:15 a.m.
STREAMED LIVE ON FACEBOOK OR WATCH HERE
Ministers: All the Members
Pastor: The Rev. Joseph Blotz
Organist: Erik Haeger
Worship Circle Coordinator: Olivia Russell
You may be new to our community and looking for a church home, 
or you may have been in the area for a while and 
discovered our openness and warmth as a congregation.

In any case, we welcome you and 
extend an invitation to join our church family.
Open to and Affirming of All
A Just Peace Church 
A Green Church 
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WORSHIP THIS WEEK
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Sunday morning at 10:15 a.m. in person or on-line
 
Tuesday evening prayers at 7:00 p.m.  on Facebook
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Watch services in real-time or look for recordings in the Video section of our Facebook page.
>> Our current COVID protocols:

​Our COVID Response Team met in mid-October to discuss Worship and Building Use this fall and winter, particularly as the weather becomes cooler and having the windows open is not possible. Though plans are always subject to change with guidance from the CDC and our local health department, we will continue to gather in person, in the Sanctuary for worship each Sunday.
  • Worship will be in the Sanctuary, socially distanced, masked, and with a capacity of approximately 50 worshippers. Windows may be closed once it becomes too cold to comfortably keep them open.
  • Worship will remain approximately 30 minutes long
  • We will continue the practice of masking at all times indoors.
  • Those who wish to participate in indoor activities, including worship, must sign our church’s COVID Liability Release as well as a record of their attendance.
  • Small groups may use Fellowship Hall while masked, socially distanced, and with the use of air purifiers.
  • While congregational singing is still not advisable at this time, we welcome the musical leadership of vocal soloists/small ensembles or string instrumentalists in worship.
  • Local Health District and CDC guidelines continue to discourage eating and drinking together in settings such as ours so we will not have Coffee Hour or host meals at this time.
We will continue to monitor local and state data as well as guidance over the coming months, knowing that these principles may need to be adjusted according to changing circumstances.

THIS WEEK AT FIRST CHURCH

(also check the Calendar for future activities)

Sunday, January 16  
10:15am     Worship and Worship Circle

Tuesday, January 18 
6:30pm     2022 Budget Meeting on Zoom
7pm     Prayers at the End of the Day on Facebook

Wednesday, January 19  
11am-1pm     Open Office Hours
1pm     Book Group in Fellowship Hall

Thursday, January 20  
9:30am     Quilt Group
7pm     Music Ministry Check In on Zoom

Sunday, January 23  
10:15am     Worship and Worship Circle