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Two of our confirmation students are all smiles after sharing their faith statements during Sunday worship

An organ dedication concert will be held on Sunday, May 5 at 4 pm


Our vision statement – We strive to be a church that welcomes all and empowers all in Christ to share their God given talents.

  • Spring Book/Bible Study
    Join us anytime for the Spring Book/Bible Studies that meet on Mondays at two times, 10:30 am and 7:30 pm in the Pastor’s Office in Riley Hall.  For the study...
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Upcoming Events

Easter Sunday Worship, April 21

5:45 am – Sunrise Service in the Riley Hall Pine Grove.   

9:30 am – Easter Resurrection Service with choir and special music.  The message for this Sunday is “Easter, Anything But Predictable.”  The scripture for the message is Matthew 28:1-10. Rev. Eric is preaching.  

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The church is now on YouTube where the weekly worship services are posted.  Click here to go to the church YouTube channel.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18: Maundy Thursday Worship Service at 7:00 pm. We will have communion and a combined liturgy which includes Maundy Thursday and Good Friday elements.
FRIDAY, APRIL 19: Good Friday Walk at 7:00 am- See the table in the vestry to walk or to sponsor a walker.
SUNDAY, APRIL 21: Easter Sunday Worship – Sunrise Service at 5:45 am followed by a Pancake Breakfast at 6:30 am and an Easter Resurrection Service at 9:30 am.

The First Congregational Church of Hanover is pleased to announce that it will be awarding a scholarship to one or more graduating members of the church. The scholarship is being offered only to either a confirmed member of the church or to a student whose parents/guardians are covenant members. If you are eligible, please send in a completed application along with a letter of recommendation from a church committee member to the Christian Education (CE) Committee no later than April 30, 2019. Click here to go to the scholarship application.  Only applications/recommendations completed and received by this date will be considered. All submissions can be made via email to

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the scholarship/completion of application, please don’t hesitate to contact Kerstin Adami-Barrett by emailing her at or by calling her at 617-721-1754.