No matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here!

We invite you to join us for Worship on Sundays at 10 am.

Live streaming of Services also available on our YouTube Channel

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Registration for worship is not required at this time. Our online worship service is available on our YouTube channel. Please join us.  

Meet Church of Christ Congregational

Meet the staff and clergy, read about our history, and find out about ministries and other activities.

Contact and Directions

Church of Christ Congregational UCC is located at 1075 Main St Newington, CT 06111-2997. 



Celebrating our 300 years of ministry!

October 14th  A birthday dinner celebration at the Indian Hill Country Club beginning at 6:00 pm. Everyone is invited. Please save the date!

October 16th  A special service including all 3 of our commissioned pieces of music. Our guest minister for the day will be The Rev. Darrell L. Goodwin, an inspiring preacher.

October 17th Church’s actual birthday.

We need as many people as possible to help plan and carry out these big celebrations. Please let Pastor Melanie know if you are willing to help, even if it is in just a small way.





Our Values

Church of Christ Congregational is a faith community that gathers around Word and Sacrament to be nourished, called, and sent into God’s world in witness and service to others in the name of Jesus Christ. The congregation is a member of the United Church of Christ (UCC.) We believe that no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here!

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Tag Sale, June 4th, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Tag Sale, June 4th, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

It’s time for the ASP Tag sale. How can you help? Donate: Drop your donations off at Fellowship Hall – Tuesday, May 31 to Friday, June 3 from 3-8pm. We will pick up larger items that same week. Contact Tom Porell to have items picked up. We can accept: un-upholstered furniture, small appliances, tools, household goods, etc. We CAN’T accept: clothing, upholstered furniture, large appliances or television sets. Volunteers: We are looking for a few volunteers to help with the cleanup on Saturday, June 4 from 1:30-3:30pm. Questions: Contact Tom Porell at 860-416-8965.

Gentle Yoga, Tuesdays at 9:15 am, May 24th – June 28th

Pause and soothe your soul with this gentle yoga practice. Relax and enjoy an empowering, accessible and inclusive practice which aims to meet students where they are physically, mentally, and emotionally. The intention is to offer a meditative, breath-focused practice which will calm and ground while lifting the spirit. Through skillfully presented options, all levels can receive a rich and satisfying experience. This practice concludes with a sumptuous, restful Savasana. This one-hour free practice will be offered to all church members on Tuesday mornings from 9:15-10:15am, beginning May 24 through June 28. You do not need to attend all six weeks; you’re welcome to come whatever dates suit your schedule. Please call the church office for more information at 860-666-4689 or to sign up for a class. Feel free to bring a friend! Please wear comfortable clothes, bring a mat and any props (blocks, blanket, cushion, etc) which may help support your practice. * A couple of extra mats are available on a first come, first served basis for those that may want to experience the practice but don’t own a mat. Carrie is a Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher, she earned her 200-Hour Kripalu Yoga Teacher Certification from Kripalu School of Yoga and is certified in Dynamic Gentle Yoga. She has received training on Guiding Trauma-Sensitive Yoga as well as training on Leading Savasana/How to Guide Deep Relaxation. Carrie is also an IIN (Institute of Integrative Nutrition) Certified Health Coach and is Certified in Reiki Level II. She incorporates these aspects of her background into the yoga practice that she guides.

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