You Are Welcome Here

  • 2019 Sheffield Farmers’ Market every Friday 3:00 – 6:00
  • Appalachian Trail Ministry Mon, Weds, Sat. July 6 – Aug 10
  • July 11th 3:00 Called to Care summer meeting
  • July 12th 8:30 pm Lights for Liberty Vigil in GB
  • July 14th 10:00 Sunday worship – Hilda Banks Shapiro, accompanist
  • July 15th 4:00 Summer Missions meeting at The Marketplace
  • July 17th – 22nd Pastor Jill on vacation
  • July 19th Zucchini Fest 3:00 – 6:00 at Sheffield Farmers’ Market
  • July 21st Worship led by Belle Fox Martin, YeeJin Yuk, accompanist
  • July 28th Sunday worship with Hilda Banks Shapiro, accompanist
  • August 1st 4:15 Deacons’ meeting
  • August 11th 10:00 Sacrament of Baptism during Sunday worship
  • August 13th 4:30 Ministry of Faith Formation meeting
  • August 16th 3:00 – 6:00 Corn Festival at Sheffield Farmers’ Market
  • August 19th – September 3rd Pastor Jill is away on vacation
  • September 6th Tomato Festival 3:00 – 6:00 at Sheffield Farmers’ Mkt
Easter Sunrise 2019 on County Road
After the Sunrise Service, breakfast at Pastor Jill’s
Worshipers at Easter Sunrise Service 2019
Celtic Easter fire
Ecumenical Blessing of the Palms with Christ Trinity Church starting on Old Parish’s front steps.
Gospel Hymns, Beer & Chili – Saturday February 9th at Big Elm 6-8

No Tune Like a Show Tune
Wanda Houston & Michael Berkeley
September 30, 2:00

A joint ministry with Christ Trinity Church, we bring kindness to hikers on the AT.

Pastor Jill Graham, Bishop Doug Fisher and Pastor Erik Karas at our Appalachian Trail hospitality site.

Worship on the Housatonic River 2018.  First Congregational Church of Sheffield and friends.

We had received 2 1/2″ of rain the previous Thursday, so the water was high.


Serenity, meditations, God’s Glory on the Housatonic


Canoes and kayaks on the river 2018


2018 Church on the River crew – members of our congregation and new friends


Blessing of the Fields 2018 – After we blessed the fields, the seeds and the soil, we blessed our shared meal.


Our Sheff salad came from the bounty of our Sheffield land.


Fields were blessed. So were farms and farmers, young and old, seeds and soil.

Welcome to the First Congregational Church of Sheffield, Old Parish Church, and a member of the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ and United Church of Christ. We are many ages, many faces, many talents, all seeking God’s grace and purpose. We are open and responsive to all and welcome you wherever you are on your faith journey.

fostering healthy community by strengthening sacred connections

We are an Open and Affirming Congregation
of the United Church of Christ
and a progressive Christian community where
discovering God’s presence,
modeling Jesus’ radical hospitality,
and being a passionate voice for
God’s justice define us.

Join us for Sunday worship at 10:00 am. Communion is open to all and is celebrated the first Sunday of the month.