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Christmas Fair Auction Begins November 27 at 12 noon

Outdoor Christmas Fair December 5 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

 


 

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Beginning this Sunday, November 22, 2020, Roxbury Church is suspending in-person worship as the COVID-19 numbers have risen sharply, and Roxbury is now a Code Red community. Please know that we will still have worship online at Zoom and Facebook Live.
Please go to our webpage roxburychurch.org/worship for details on how to keep participating.
Please remember: Wear your mask, wash your hands, and watch your social distance! We care about you and want you safe!
If there are any needs that we can help with, Rev. Peters is available by phone, email, or text for a pastoral ear and support.

 


 

Welcome!

         Welcome to the Roxbury Congregational Church, UCC website. We hope this site will help you learn more about us and our witness for Christ. We strive to recognize and nurture the Christ in ourselves and each person that we encounter along the way. 

 

         Our church is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the message found in the word of God. 

 

         The Roxbury Congregational Church has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the wider community.  

 

          We hope you will join us for service on Sunday to experience for yourself the fellowship of Christ. Come, be our guest!

 

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Church Office hours:

Church Secretary

Nancy Glover

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

9:30 am - 12:30 pm.


Minister:

Rev. David Peters david@roxburychurch.org

 

 

September through June:

Typically, Rev. Peters is in the office

Monday, Wednesday Thursday, and Friday,

9:30am - 12:30 pm.

Please call to confirm that he is in when you would like to come in, as sometimes he has an appointment out in the community.

Other times by appointment.

 

Consult the weekly Church Bulletin for his 2 days off.  Many times it will be Tuesdays. 

(Schedule may change weekly due to events)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roxbury


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A Congregation of the 

United Church of Christ

 

"We are a Community Seeking to Share God's Love!"

 

Sundays

 

 10:30 In-person & Virtual Worship

(9:30 a.m.  July & August ) 

 

Children are welcome at worship.


We are handicap accessible and have hearing assist devices


Handicap Ramp is accessed at the rear of the building with Handicap Parking adjacent. From here you can access the sanctuary, Fellowship Hall and bathrooms.

 

September through June:

Church School and nursery

 are not being offered due to the pandemic


Confirmation Class (Grade 9)


Youth Group  -Third Sunday of each month (September - June)  2:00 p.m. Online.

For community youth in Grades 6-12

 

 Summer Worship Time 9:30 a.m.

 (July & August Sundays only.)

 

 

For special events see our

Events Page

  

 

 

 

 

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Not What We Can't - but What We Can!


During these pandemic days, it is easy to think about all that we can NOT do. We can wallow in what could have been. It is easy to do that, right? Well, I'd like you to consider instead what we CAN do! The church has not died, not gone into hiding, or diminished in this time of social distancing, in fact NOW is the time for us to shine!

I want to offer a few ways that we CAN do something to share God's love:
1. The Santa Fund has begun. It is in a different format under the leadership of Diana deVries and Heidi Neff. This year we are collecting unwrapped gloves/mittens, hats, and socks. There is a basket in the Meetinghouse Entry Foyer. Also, we are collecting financial gifts for Christmas meals. Checks can be made out to RCC with Santa Fund in the memo.

2. To help support our friends on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe American Indian Reservation in South Dakota, you are invited to purchase a book(s) for their Amazon Wishlist: 

https://www.amazon.com/wedding/simply-smiles-book-wish-list-la-plant-december-2021/registry/2HNF22JLN9FZU

OR Support the children living at the first home in the Simply Smiles Children’s Village on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation in South Dakota! These monthly expenses are vital for the home’s operations. When you become a sponsor, you will be creating an environment where children are safe, comfortable, and able to thrive. https://www.simplysmiles.org/sponsorships#Reservation

3. Take a short (1 minute) video on your smartphone, tablet of you and your family offering a Christmas Greeting to your fellow church members and send it to me at david@roxburychurch.org. I will weave them together along with some Christmas Carols that we are recording in a couple of Sundays and will be sending them to our shut-ins, and everyone else in the congregation for a special 2020 Christmas Treat! We would like to have them in by December 1.

 


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David's Mystery Church Tour!

Join our Minister each Thursday as he goes to a different place on the church campus. 

It will feature video, a little history, and a thought.

On Youtube at LINK




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Roxbury Church participates 

in the Southern New England effort to retire crushing Medical Debt.

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Disaster Relief

Click Here to learn more about how we extend your reach after a disaster

Click Here to learn more about how we extend your reach after a disaster through the United Church of Christ - (100% of monies are used for relief work!)


 

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This website and the outreach and ministries of this Church are made possible by the generosity of members and friends of the church, like you.

 

 

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