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    WEEKLY SERMON AND IN-PERSON SERVICE IN RILEY HALL The Worship Service in Riley Hall resumed on May 9, 2021.  The service will continue to be recorded.  Get the Link to...
  • Virtual Services are available to all
    During this hiatus from holding church services in the church building, The Reverend Doctor John Terry will be conducting in-person worship services in Riley Hall.  We encourage you to visit...
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    THE THRIFT SHOP IS OPEN!! The FCC Silver Street Thrift Shop opened March 24.  We are following Covid 19 guidelines.  Please wear face masks, maintain your distance, and use the...

Upcoming Events 

9:30 am, May 9, 2021 - Worship in person or on-line! On this Sixth Sunday of Easter, we celebrate Mother's Day.  The Rev. Dr. John Terry has prepared a sermon entitled Children of God, using John 15:9-17 and John 15:1-8 as the scriptures.  The sermon is available on our website.  Anyone with concerns about the pandemic is invited to email interim minister Reverend Terry at

Latest News 

PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR VIRTUAL COFFEE HOUR this Sunday, at 10:30.     Zoom link:
Meeting ID: 944 9754 1799Passcode: 738510                             

COME WORSHIP WITH US!:  Spring is here!  Join us for in-person church service starting May 9 at 9:30 A.M. in Riley Hall.  Following CDC recommendations, seating will be social distanced and masks are required.

SUPPORT THE CAROLINA HILL HOUSE IN MARSHFIELD:  The Carolina Hill House provides a safe haven for women and children experiencing a family crisis. They are in need of all types of toiletries such as soaps, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc. Drop at Riley Hall:  Tues, Wed, Thurs, and Sat from  10 - 2. Make A difference! Make A Donation!

TIME TO APPLY FOR COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP:  The First Congregational Church of Hanover will award a college scholarship to one or more high school graduating members of the church.  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 May 30, 202. All submissions can be made via email to Please don’t hesitate to contact her if you have any questions or concerns regarding the scholarship/completion of application.

Baccalaureate Sunday is on June 4, 2021.  Let CE/Kate Gilligan know of the plans your graduating student has for the next step in their life journey.

Meeting ID: 844 282 5744      Passcode: 639534

JOYS and CONCERNS: Please email the church office with your life changes so that we can lift you up in prayer.                      

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