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.

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Tuesday Spiritual Studies

May 1, 2021|Current News|

Tuesdays: 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 presented in [...]

Minister Mark’s May Message

May 1, 2021|FPC Blog|

Hi…   A few years ago, the staff of Cedar Creek Church in Toledo, Ohio conducted a research project to investigate why people visited a church for the first time in awhile or the first [...]


April 26, 2021|FPC Blog|

The time has come.   As was announced a few weeks ago, The Church Council set next Sunday, May 2, as the date for our regathering in person for our Sunday Morning Worship celebrations.   [...]

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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