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 June 5, 2022

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

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

First Parish Church Manchester by the Sea Sunday, June 5, 2022

Worship Bulletin June 5

Rev. Dr. Mark Boyea, Minister, Dr. Herman Weiss, Director of Music

Rebecca Shrimpton, Paul Knox, First Parish Choir

Come, Holy Spirit, Come Ludwig Lenel

In Christ Alone (medley) Keith Getty, Stuart Townend, Shawn Craig, Don Koch; arr. Benjamin Harlan

Graceful Ghost Rag William Bolcom

Filled With the Glory! Don Besig, Nancy Price

The Peace of the Earth words and music Gautelmalan traditional

Hymns- Shadow and Substance, Be Now My Vision

Liz Loomis Acts 2:1-8, 12-18

Sunday Worship, May 29, 2022

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

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

Bulletin May 29

Rev. Dr. Mark Boyea, Minister

Dr. Herman Weiss, Director of Music

Rebecca Shrimpton, Paul Knox, First Parish Choir

 

Recent News:

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 [...]

Lenten Offerings

March 23, 2022|Current News, FPC Events|

Worship Lenten Message Theme: “These 40 Days” We explore important passages from the Bible that feature the number “40” – the official number of days in this sacred season Sundays, 10:00 AM, In person, 10 Central St. Online facebook.com/FirstParishChurchManchesterMa/live/ Rev. [...]

Spiritual Studies, “The Usual Suspects”

March 22, 2022|Current News|

Beginning tonight, March 22, 7:00-8:30 PM If you have the opportunity, please read in advance: John 11:45-53 and 18:19-24 Matthew 26:1-5 and 26:57-68 Tuesdays: March 22 and 29; April 5 and 12 7:00-8:30pm on Zoom During this [...]

Prayer Vigil for Ukraine

March 7, 2022|Current News, FPC Events|

Saturday, March 12 at 6:00 p.m. First Parish Church (Inside) 10 Central Street Manchester, MA Bulletin Prayer Vigil Let’s come together to pray for peace, resources, and sovereignty! There will be candle lighting, music, and bell ringing. [...]

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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