Mailing Address: P.O. Box 36, Mansfield Center, CT 06250
Phone: (860) 423-9008
The office is currently closed. Please call and leave a message.
Stay safe. Stay home.
Where Faith Takes Action!
549 Storrs Road
(Junction of Routes 195 & 89)
Mansfield Center, Connecticut
SUNDAY WORSHIP 10:15 a.m.
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
WORSHIP THIS WEEK
Sunday morning at 10:15 a.m. in person or on-line
Tuesday evening prayers at 7:00 p.m. on Facebook
Watch services in real-time or look for recordings in the Video section of our Facebook page. >> Our COVID protocols for Fall 2021:
In this moment of uncertainty about how best to be together in community with COVID variants and the inability of children under 12 to be vaccinated, the COVID Response Team has outlined the following principles for building use at First Church.
- Worship will be in the Sanctuary, fully masked.
- Worship will remain approximately 30-45 minutes long
- 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 and be fully masked when in the building.
- Groups of ten of less may use Fellowship Hall while masked and socially distanced. Please contact Pastor Joe if you wish to schedule use of Fellowship Hall.
- While congregational singing is still not advisable at this time, we welcome the musical leadership of vocal soloists or string instrumentalists in worship.
- Choirs may rehearse in the Sanctuary if masked, socially distanced, windows are open, and overhead fans are on for up to one hour. Participants must sign the church’s Covid Liability Release as well as a record of their attendance.
We will continue to monitor local and state data and guidance as we consider what worship and community life looks like over the next months.
Worship Circle is back!
Olivia Russell will be leading an interactive faith formation for students in elementary and middle school. Students will gather before Worship either outside or downstairs, depending on the weather.
Sunday, October 17
10:15am Worship and Worship Circle
Celebrating Winston’s 100th Birthday
Monday, October 18
10am, First Church leads worship at St Joseph Living Center
Tuesday, October 19
6pm, Adult Education: Sermon the Mount (via Zoom)
7pm, Prayers at the End of the Day (on Facebook)
Wednesday, October 20
1pm, Book Group (in Fellowship Hall)
Thursday, October 21
9:30am, Quilt Group (in Fellowship Hall)