Join Us In Worship! 10:00AM Sundays


Newtown Congregational Church

14 West Street

Newtown, Connecticut 06470

Office Hours:

9:00AM to 5:00PM

Tuesday through Friday








Newtown Congregational Church, UCC




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  • Labor Day: Come and enjoy convenient parking and a delicious pancake breakfast prior to the parade! Watch the Newtown Bee, the Newtown Congregational Church, UCC facebook page, and the for details.


  • Blessing of the Backpacks and Backpack Drive: Sunday, Sept. 3 bring your backpack and if possible a new backpack for a child who cannot afford one. We will bless all the backpacks during the worship service.


  • Welcome Back Picnic: Sunday, Sept. 10 after the worship service there will be a potluck picnic. If you are able please bring a dish to share; if you are not able be understand that we want you to come and enjoy yourself! Sunday School begins on this morning as well.


  • Ministry Fair: Sept. 24 after the worship service there will be an opportunity to learn all about the ministries of the church.


  • Mississippi Barbecue: Beginning at 6:30PM the Newtown and surrounding areas are invited to enjoy this Southern food and hospitality.


  • Special Congregational Meeting:  Sunday, Oct. 1 after the 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 some of our news online, but you are 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! (A Worship Experience) - Special Mid-Week Worship are held from Ash Wednesday until Holy Week. On Ash Wednesday we gather for a potluck supper at 6:00PM. The supper is followed by worship at 7:00PM which includes the reception of ashes. Druing the weeks that follow Ash Wednesday, the weekly gatherings switch to Thursday evenings. These Lenten evenings begin with a light potluck supper at 6:00PM in the Great Room and are followed by a 7:00PM casual faith filled worship that ends by 8:00PM.

Maundy Thursday evening begins with a 6:00PM light potluck supper followed with the Lord's Prayer and 7:00PM Worship with the office of the Tenebrae (reflection of darkness and shadow) in the church sanctuary.

Good Friday offers a self-guided meditation and reflection space in the sanctuary from 9:00AM until 5:00PM. Helpful materials are available at the doors.


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.

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