Weekly Events

  • Sunday Worship Service: Held at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary, unless otherwise noted. Led by the pastor, the service includes prayers, hymns, readings, a brief sermon, and music. Our atmosphere is casual and welcoming. Wear what you feel comfortable in, come in whatever emotional state you find yourself. You have a place here!
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  • Reception following Sunday Service: A chance to connect over coffee, homemade goodies, and good conversation.

Community Read – Book Group

  • Antisemitism Here and Now, by Deborah E. Lipstadt, has been chosen for the Community Read, organized by Pastor Sue and Rabbi Lewis of Temple Ahavat Achim in Gloucester. The Community Read will have three parts as follows:
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  • Part I:  Read the book;
  • Part II:  Small group discussions co-facilitated by the Rabbi and co-host in April. Temple Ahavat Achim, the Annisquam Village Church, and one or more other sites will host.  At AVC, Pastor Sue will be the co-host.
  • Part III:  Large group (Cape Ann wide) discussion on the afternoon of Sunday, May 3 to enable all the small groups to come together for reflection and celebration, location TBA.
  • Registration:  Please register for the Community Read if you are interested in participating. The first 25 people on Cape Ann who sign up will be given a free book.  If you are not one of the first 25, you can buy it on Amazon.

Special Events

  • Palm Sunday
  • Easter Sunrise Service at Squam Rock​
  • Easter Sunday Service
  • Hymn Sings
  • Children’s Sunday
  • ​Church members learn to play the new choir chimes
  • Weddings, Baptisms, Funerals/Memorial Services
  • Celebration of Confirmation
  • SeaFair
  • Open House/Bring a Friend to Church
  • The Arts and Crafts Show
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship
  • Christmas Day Service
  • Book Discussion Groups