Welcome to worship by the sea, where all are invited, in the words of our purpose statement, to “Awaken to the light and love of God; be a joyful beacon to our world.

Readers and Greeters are always needed, (learn more) to volunteer speak to the Deacons, or you can also sign up online.

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Recent News:

First Parish Book Group News

May 2, 2021|Current News, FPC Events|

Book group is open to everyone! Consider Joining Us Do you know we have a book group at First Parish? It is open to anyone and we are now meeting again in person on the last [...]

Spiritual Studies

May 1, 2021|Current News, FPC Events|

Tuesday Spiritual Studies April 27; May 11, 25; June 8 and 15  7-8:15 PM on Zoom During these weeks, we will examine the complex, multidimensional, inspiring, humorous and tragic lives of several of the women [...]

Still Speaking Seminar

May 1, 2021|Current News|

  The Still Speaking Seminar meets on the first and third Mondays of each month from 7:30 to 9 pm via Zoom The Still Speaking Seminar meets on the first and third Mondays of each [...]

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Church Information

First Parish Church, Congregational
Member of the UCC
Our Church is located on the Village Green along Route 127 in downtown Manchester-by-the-Sea. Our offices are at 1 Chapel Lane. Directions

Worship hours:
Sunday Morning Worship 10 a.m.
Except July & August 9:00 a.m.
Nursery care and Sunday morning classes for children and youth are available September through May at 10:00 am.

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 187 Manchester by the Sea, MA 01944
Office phone: 978-526-7661
Office email: Office