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.

“All In”

“All In”

There is nothing quite like thinking you may be dying or knowing that you are going to die imminently to bring what’s most important in life into clear focus.  People trapped in the Twin Towers and on Flight 93 on 9/11 weren’t checking their 401ks in their last moments, they were calling the people who mattered most to let them know how much they loved them.  And although we know the...

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“Being the Best”

“Being the Best”

It is always wonderful to work hard at something and see the results: to get good marks in school or make the scoring goal that wins the soccer game. It gives you joy to be a good artist or the best at long-jumps - and it makes you feel proud. But some people want to be the very best all the time. They like the power of being the best, or the strongest or the fastest. In the story I...

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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.