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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Online Worship Service

Sunday Morning at 10:00 a.m.
(via Zoom)

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Midweek Prayer

Thursdays @ 7:00 p.m.
(via Zoom)

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 the rest of AVC's staff

rev-sue-preaching-labyrinth-outside

New to Our Church

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

online-service-avc-sunday

Online Worship Service

Sunday Morning at 10:00 a.m.
(via Zoom)

midweek-prayer

Midweek Prayer

Thursdays @ 7:00 p.m.
(via Zoom)

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 the rest of AVC's staff

What’s Happening

Upcoming events are detailed in our Facebook posts
and in Rev. Sue’s Daily Message.
Please follow us on Facebook
and sign up for the Daily Message to stay informed.

Take Up Your Cross – A Conversation with God

Take Up Your Cross – A Conversation with God

"If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me.” Really, Lord? That’s what You want us to do? … Are You sure, God? Can’t we renegotiate this? I mean I know You love me and all of your children.  You keep telling us that we are beloved children.  So, why would You want us to do something so hard, so painful? I’ve got some other ideas…...

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Growing Up in Nazareth

Growing Up in Nazareth

When I was young, I had a hard time understanding why we learned about and celebrated Jesus' birth in December, and then two or three months later started to talk about his death and resurrection.  What happened between his birth and the time he left Nazareth?  Your kids may be puzzled by that too!   Only a few months ago we celebrated the birth of Jesus.  Christmas can be  a joyful...

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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.