A Thriving Spiritual Community

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Annisquam
Village Church

820 Washington St.
Gloucester, MA

Annisquam Village Church Logo

Annisquam
Village Church

820 Washington St.
Gloucester, MA

A Thriving Spiritual Community

We Welcome You

Wherever You are on the Spiritual Journey

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New to Our Church

We welcome all wherever you  may be on the spiritual journey.

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For Nature Initiative

Join your neighbors in taking the "Nature Pledge"

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Recognize Inequities.
Take the Equity Challenge

Get Involved

Outreach programs: Open Door; Action Shelter; Family Promise

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For Families

Lessons for children by Peg Koller to accompany Sunday's service

Meet Our Pastor

Rev. Sue Koehler-Arsenault;
Meet AVC's pastor and staff

rev-sue-preaching-labyrinth-outside

New to Our Church

We welcome all wherever you  may be on the spiritual journey.

avc-church-garden

For Nature Initiative

Join your neighbors in taking the "Nature Pledge"

midweek-prayer

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Recognize Inequities.
Take the Equity Challenge

Get Involved

Outreach programs: Open Door; Action Shelter; Family Promise

regligious-education-avc

For Families

Lessons for children by Peg Koller to accompany Sunday's service

Meet Our Pastor

Rev. Sue Koehler-Arsenault;
Meet AVC's pastor and staff

What’s Happening

The Life That Is Really Life

The Life That Is Really Life

Take a moment and look around. Do you see someone in the building or on the screen you did not know a year ago? If you do, please raise your hand. (Everyone raises hands.) Since the pandemic began, our church has changed.  Our church is growing. (Thank God! Thank you!) At a time when many churches are closing - including, sadly, the Methodist church down the street in Gloucester and...

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God’s Help

God’s Help

Each Sunday in Lent, we hear a section from the Book of Psalms.  The Psalms are prayers that the Israelites sang to God, and that we and many others continue to read and sing.  Some of the psalms are happy, and some are about hard times.  The psalm we will hear on Sunday was written by King David, when he was going through a VERY hard time.  It is a song about being brave; David was...

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What is Special about AVC?

Let Our Members Tell You

I find peace here. And the church community makes me a better person.

When I need it, I feel this big hug. The whole place embraces me.

Coming here is meditative, contemplative. A time for quiet reflection.

I seek wholeness, and I am here because there is so much room for everyone.

I find peace here. And the church community makes me a better person.

When I need it, I feel this big hug. The whole place embraces me.

Coming here is meditative, contemplative. A time for quiet reflection.

I seek wholeness, and I am here because there is so much room for everyone.