Newtown Congregational Church
14 West Street
Newtown, Connecticut 06470
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Tuesday through Friday
Newtown Congregational Church, UCC
Ash Wednesday (March 1, 2017)
Potluck dinner at 6pm in the Great Room.
7pm Worship Service with ashes.
Open to all!
Alternative Worship Experience (AWE) evenings in Lent:
Each Thursday from March 9 through Maundy Thursday (April 13, 2017)there will be an AWE evening. The evenings begin with a 6pm potluck dinner (bring a food to share) in the Great Room, followed by a 7pm worship service.
You are welcome to pick up a copy of our monthly newsletter at any of the entrances to the church. We don't publish our special activities online, but you are also welcome to subscribe to our weekly email update or our online monthly newsletter by emailing the church office with your name and email address.
To receive email updates and the monthly newsletter: Visit our church office and introduce yourself. We would love to give you a tour of the building, answer any questions you might have, and provide you with literature about our faith and our community. Make sure you leave your email address with us and specify that you would like to receive our weekly updates and our monthly newsletter.
5:00PM Family Service: A Family service with children's pageant.
8:00PM Service of Lessons and Carols: Featuring candlelight, a brass quintet, the NCC choir, and enough hymns to make it a festive night!
11:00PM Service of Light and Communion: A candlelight service of celebration of the birth of our Saviour.
AWE! (Alternative Worship Experiences) - Special Lenten Mid-Week Services: From Ash Wednesday until the week prior to Holy Week. After the Ash Wednesday service, the weekly gatherings switch to Thursday evenings. These Lenten evenings begin with a light supper at 6:00PM in the Great Room fellowship hall followed by a 7:00PM casual faith filled worship that ends by 8:00PM.
Maundy Thursday evening begins with a 6:00PM light supper followed at 7:00PM with the office of the Tenebrae (reflection of darkness and shadow) in the church sanctuary.
Good Friday offers a reflection space in the sanctuary from 12:00PM (noon) until 5:00PM
EARLY AM Outdoor Sonrise Worship Service: Offered as the sun rises, this service is held at the top of Castle Hill (near the bench). Bundle up in hats, coats, and gloves to participate in this communion celebration of the glorious morning! Following the service, there is a continental breakfast waiting in the church's Great Room fellowship hall.
10:00AM Indoor Sanctuary Traditional Worship Service: Easter morning in all its glory is celebrated at 10:00AM with a full traditional service where all are welcome! Following the service the congregation is invited to a time of fellowship and refreshments in the Great Room.
*Newtown Congregational Church Calendar contains information about activities and meetings held within the church building or hosted/sponsored by the church (not by our rental occupants). Any questions about the events listed, please call the church office. Events sponsored by our renters are promoted independently.