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Advent begins on December 1st. Wonderful Advent devotionals available at church.
Ein Prosit der Gemutlichkeit! A toast to cheer and good times! Oktoberfest November 8 at Big Elm Brewing 6-8
Sunday, December 8 at 5:30The Sheffield Tree Lighting – A Celebration of Light and Community – Featuring the Mt. Everett Band
under the direction of Courtney English, and the Coda Ensemble from
the Berkshire Children’s Chorus with Julie Bickford, the community is
invited to gather to usher in the season of light and hope. Come, be
reminded that community is a wonderful thing to behold!
Sunday, December 15 at 4pm Berkshire Children’s Chorus’s Winter
Concert in the beautiful sanctuary of Old Parish
Sunday, December 22 10am Christ Trinity Church will join at Old Parish for a shared Unrehearsed Christmas Pageant
filled with delight and meaning.
December 24 at 7pm – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service
in the sanctuary
Sunday, December 29 at 10a.m. – the congregation from Old Parish
will join together at Christ Trinity Church for
Christmas Breakfast Church with Lessons and Carols.

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.

Helping hands build the foundation
Helping hands build the foundation for the bread oven.