About the 1st Congregational Church of Stonington
The 1st Congegragational Church of Stonington, also known as "Road Church", is located at 903 Pequot Trail, in Stonington, CT, 06378.
Our phone numbers are 860-535-0655 and 800-535-0655 (toll free).
To get to the church from the north via I-95, going southbound take exit 91. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Rt. 234/Taugwonk Road. Taugwonk Road becomes Pequot Trail (still Rt. 234). The church will be on your left.
To get to the church from the south via I-95, going northbound take exit 91. Turn right at the end of the ramp onto Rt. 234/Pequot Trail. The church will be on your left.
You may also use this link to Mapquest for further guidance.
Our regular Sunday services are every week at 10:00. We welcome visitors of all ages.
Coffee hour is held in the Fellowship Hall the last Sunday of each month following the service - unless otherwise stated on our schedule. All are welcome. Are you interested in helping with coffee hour?
We celebrate Communion, or the Lord’s Supper as it is sometimes called, on the first
Sunday of each month, Maundy Thursday, and World Wide Communion Sunday.
Communion is the most revered of the sacraments at our church. We invite all who profess Jesus as their Lord and Savoir to join us at the table. We believe that Jesus is present at our table and we accept His invitation with great humility and love. The table is for us a time of remembrance and thanksgiving for the sacrifice our Savoir made and continues to make for us.
Bible Study is held every Tuesday morning in the Parish House. Bible Study focuses on one book at a time, and discussions range from the details of the book itself to how the Bible teachings relate to today's world. We follow a relaxed format, sometimes including video to help with the discussions. The group gathers for coffee and donuts at 9:30 for about half an hour, then sits for discussion at 10:00 and is typically done by 11:00. Please join us even if you can only make it once in awhile.
Our church follows the Biblical practice of baptizing believers. However, we also recognize the Baptism of other denominations. We realize the importance of dedicating infants as a commitment by parents to raise their child/children in a Christian setting.
The 1st Congregational Church of Stontington welcomes children of all ages. If you want to participate in the service without your baby, please tell a Greeter and a caring volunteer will take your infant to our Sunday School. Otherwise, please make yourself comfortable in the bench with your child. Pastor Ron says that even a fussy baby's sounds are music in the church. Soon you will notice that parishioners all around you are waving, smiling, and cooing at your baby. If you become uncomfortable with a baby's fussiness, or need to change a diaper, or otherwise need some privacy, there is a cozy space in the Parish Hall for you. You can sit in the rocking chair there, with your infant, and watch the Sunday School children in their lesson, or sit in the parlor for more peace and quiet. A kitchen and a bathroom are nearby. We hope to have the service piped in on speakers by early spring, so that you will not miss the the service.
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Moderator: Bob Elmer
Assistant Moderator: Michelle Wheeler
Head Deacon: Ken Laney
Clerk: Bonnie Larkin
Assistant Clerk: Marjorie Wheeler
Treasurer: John Larkin
Assistant Treasurer: Jack Jacobs
Coordinator of Christian Ed: Suzanne Robinson
Asst. Coordinator of Christian Ed: Shannon Kam
Missions Ministry Chairperson: SallySalancy
Publicity: Helen LaFaive
Music: Charles Hildreth
Flower Committee: Martie DeMattia
Scholarship: Judy Fales
Lord's Supper: Toni Nadherny
Financial Committee: Nick Stahl
Librarian/Historian: Marjorie Adams
Pastoral Committee: Bonnie Larkin
Website Coordinator: Bonnie Larkin
2012 - Jack Jacobs
2012 - Ada Elmer
2012 - Agnes Hall
2014- Bob DePerry
2014- Judy Fales