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.

Church Services:

Sunday Worship May 8, 2022

Sunday morning worship, 10 AM, is held in person at 10 Central St and also streamed on Facebook Live at FirstParishChurchManchesterMa/Live

Our worship celebration is music filled with an inspiring message from our Minister to refresh you for the week ahead.

You can send your Joys and Concerns to Mark by email, at mark.fpchurch@gmail.com or text to 908-477-5426

Sunday, May 8 Fourth Sunday of Easter

Rev. Dr. Mark Boyea

Dr. Herman Weiss, Director of Music

Rebecca Shrimpton, Paul Knox, First Parish Choir

Bulletin 2022 May 8

Sunday Worship, May 1, 2022

Sunday morning worship, 10 AM, is held in person at 10 Central St and also streamed on Facebook Live at FirstParishChurchManchesterMa/Live

Our worship celebration is music filled with an inspiring message from our Minister to refresh you for the week ahead.

You can send your Joys and Concerns to Mark by email, at mark.fpchurch@gmail.com or text to 908-477-5426

Sunday, May 1 Third Sunday of Easter, The Sacrament of Baptism, The Sacrament of Communion

Rev. Dr. Mark Boyea

Dr. Herman Weiss, Director of Music

Rebecca Shrimpton, Paul Knox, First Parish Choir

Song of India Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

My Way’s Cloudy Spiritual, arr. H. T. Burleigh

Gnossienne # 1 Eric Satie

One Faith, One Hope, One Lord Craig Courtney

May the Road Rise Up to Meet You – Robert Lau

Hymns- My Shepherd Is the Living God, As We Gather at Your Table

Nancy Peterson John 21:1-17

Recent News:

Worship Notes May 2022

April 30, 2022|Current News|

 From the first strains of the cantata “Once Upon a Tree” to the last notes of the “Hallelujah Chorus” and “Go Out With Joy” on Easter Sunday, it was a deeply meaningful Holy Week and [...]

Seaside Parish Knitters

April 28, 2022|Current News, Missions|

Seaside Parish Knitters A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words     Above and below are photos of our handmade items and knitters during our get-togethers on the 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoons in the [...]

Minister Mark’s April Message

March 30, 2022|FPC Blog|

We are now a short time away from the start of the only week that Christianity specifically identifies as “Holy” - the week that begins with Palm Sunday and ends on Saturday, the day before [...]

Spring photo of the church.

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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