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Join Our Church

While our Sunday services are rooted in Congregational tradition, our members come from many different religious backgrounds and have all found a home here on God’s Acre. Our Sunday services have a mixture of hymns, prayer, and Scripture reading – culminating in Biblically-based sermons that appeal to both heart and mind.

God created us for life together, and that togetherness can only occur when we are actually present and in relationship with one another. When individuals decide to become members of our faith community, they enter into a covenant with God and with one another and promise to attend our services, actively engage in programs and ministries of the church, support one another in good times and bad, and to financially support the ministries of the church through an annual stewardship pledge.

Come for a Visit

The Congregational Church of New Canaan warmly welcomes visitors on Sundays, and from 8:30am – 5:00pm Monday through Friday. The Church Office is located at the southwest corner of the church and is clearly marked with an exterior door sign. Our friendly staff is ready to assist with tours of the building, introductions, and answers to any questions. If you would like to visit with one of our ministers, please click here.

All are welcome to join us in worship on Sunday mornings at 8:00am or 10:00am! For information about visiting on a Sunday, please click here.

What to expect on Sunday

Our Sunday Schedule

8:00am – Presently the worship service is held in the Garden. In the cooler months, we gather in the Chapel. Each month communion is served by our Deacons and there are hymns with piano accompaniment and soloist.

10:00am – Our traditional worship service is held in the Meeting House, accompanied by Chancel Choir and organ. Communion is served the first Sunday of each month.

Attire

People attend our worship services in a variety of attire ranging from “Sunday best” to business casual. Regardless of what you wear, a warm welcome awaits you here.

Congo New Member Class

For More Information

Call Laurel Carr: 
(203) 966-2651, x833

The Rev. Dr. Stephen Chapin Garner
(203) 966-2651, x1
chapin@godsacre.org

The Rev. Kathryn Kibbie Laird
(203) 966-2651, x2
kibbie@godsacre.org

Our New Member Sessions

Interested in joining our family of faith? Please attend our new member sessions, offered twice a year in the fall and spring! These sessions provide an opportunity to meet our leaders, and to learn about the religious beliefs and the traditions that have been the hallmarks of our congregational life on God’s Acre since 1733.

Dates for the Fall 2021 New Members classes:

New Member Class: Sunday, October 17, 4:00pm   
New Member Class: Wednesday, October 20, 6:00pm 
New Member Social: Saturday, October 23, 4:00pm
New Member Sunday: Sunday, October 24, 10:00am

If you are interested in joining our church please contact Amy Sheffield.

How We Pledge

Learn more about giving at our church. You can contribute to a  vibrant array of opportunities, events and programs.

What We Offer

Here are some helpful links to get you on your way. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to leave a note

STEWARDSHIP SUNDAY IS NOVEMBER 21, 2021

THE BEST WAY TO KNOW OUR CHURCH IS TO GET INVOLVED