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Worship
Sundays 10:00am
Third Wednesday 7:30pm
(WOW Service)

Location
26 Meetinghouse Lane
Madison, CT 06443
203-245-2739
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Welcome to the

First Congregational Church of Madison

Join us this Easter Season as we celebrate God’s amazing love for all!!

Learn more - Easter Season Programs and Events

 

Weekly Lenten Devotion

God Still Rules

Thou rulest the raging of the sea.  Psalm 89:9

Kenneth Samuel wrote:  Rage and rulership are not often mentioned in the same sentence.  Outrageous situations give us the sinking feeling that no one is in control.  There are so many scenarios in both the bible and in our lives that feel like no one is in control.  Life can sometimes be so out of control that we feel like we are in a sea of raging water.

The scripture reading from Psalm reminds us that God is in control, even when we feel like life is not.  This doesn’t take us off the hook though.  We still must step up to the plate and manage the things that we can take control of.  We still need to feed the children, go to work, do the chores, work with our relationships toward resolving problems and be present to taking care of ourselves.  Even when circumstances are completely out of our control it doesn’t mean that that there is no control.  It does mean that we take responsibility for our part and leave the rest to God.

The lyrics to the classic gospel song, “My Soul Has Been Anchored” speak to this:

Through the storms keep on raging in my life

And sometimes it’s hard to tell the night from day

Still that hope that lies within is reassured

As I keep my eyes upon the distant shore

I know God will lead me safely to that blessed place God has prepared

But if the storms don’t cease

And if the winds keep on blowing in my life

My soul has been anchored in the Lord.

Prayer:  Dear Lord, thank you for the hope you give me to heal in broken places in my life.  I ask that you would give me strength to find hope in places that I feel out of control today.  In Jesus’ name, Amen.

Donna Cassity


Upcoming Special Events:

Lenten Season Book Study – Begins Feb. 25 at 6:30 pm
Five Fridays Lenten Organ Concerts – Begin March 6 at 12:15 pm
5th Annual Strawberry Festival is Saturday June 6th 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Vendor Application  and Vendor Site Map are now available.

Check out our events calendar for more details about these programs and so much more happening at FCC!

 

Upcoming Calendar

Mar
29
Sun
10:00 am Sunday School
Sunday School
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am Worship Service
Worship Service
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Worship Service @ First Congregational Church | Madison | Connecticut | United States
We gather each Sunday morning to share in God’s love for us.
11:00 am Coffee Hour
Coffee Hour
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee Hour @ First Congregational Church | Madison | Connecticut | United States
Please join us for Coffee Hour at 11:00 a.m. in Hubley Hall of the Church House. You are warmly invited for refreshments and fellowship. Coffee Hour is a wonderful opportunity to find out more about[...]
Mar
31
Tue
7:15 am Men’s Bible Study
Men’s Bible Study
Mar 31 @ 7:15 am – 8:15 am
Men's Bible Study @ The Parlor of the Church House | Madison | Connecticut | United States
Men’s Bible Study – Men of all ages are welcome. Tuesdays from 7:15 to 8:15 am in the Parlor. A great opportunity for fellowship and open discussion about God’s word. Sign-up not needed; just come[...]
7:30 pm AA Meeting
AA Meeting
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AA Meeting @ FCC-Activity Center | Madison | Connecticut | United States
This group meets in the Activity Center (Basememt level of the Church House). Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical,[...]
Apr
1
Wed
6:00 pm Al-Anon
Al-Anon
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Al-Anon @ FCC-Activity Center | Madison | Connecticut | United States
This group meets in the Activity Center (Basememt level of the Church House). Al-Anon, “is a worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics”. All are welcome.
Apr
3
Fri
12:15 pm Five Fridays Lenten Concert Series
Five Fridays Lenten Concert Series
Apr 3 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
Five Fridays Lenten Concert Series @ First Congregational Church of Madison | Madison | Connecticut | United States
For the ninth year in a row, the First Congregational Church of Madison is sponsoring FREE lunchtime organ concerts at the church during five Fridays in Lent.  The public is invited to bring their lunch[...]
Apr
4
Sat
10:00 am Cancer Support Group
Cancer Support Group
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Our group is a place to talk, to listen, and to share, be it fears, lessons learned, or experiences. It is open to anyone touched by cancer – patient, caregiver, someone looking for answers. You[...]
Apr
5
Sun
10:00 am Communion
Communion
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
We celebrate the sacrament of the Lord’s Supper on the 1st Sunday of each month.  All are welcome at the table!
10:00 am Sunday School
Sunday School
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am Worship Service
Worship Service
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Worship Service @ First Congregational Church | Madison | Connecticut | United States
We gather each Sunday morning to share in God’s love for us.
11:00 am Coffee Hour
Coffee Hour
Apr 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Coffee Hour @ First Congregational Church | Madison | Connecticut | United States
Please join us for Coffee Hour at 11:00 a.m. in Hubley Hall of the Church House. You are warmly invited for refreshments and fellowship. Coffee Hour is a wonderful opportunity to find out more about[...]
Apr
7
Tue
7:15 am Men’s Bible Study
Men’s Bible Study
Apr 7 @ 7:15 am – 8:15 am
Men's Bible Study @ The Parlor of the Church House | Madison | Connecticut | United States
Men’s Bible Study – Men of all ages are welcome. Tuesdays from 7:15 to 8:15 am in the Parlor. A great opportunity for fellowship and open discussion about God’s word. Sign-up not needed; just come[...]

About Our Faith

We, the community of the First Congregational Church of Madison seek to embody God’s extravagant welcome.

Church education Programs

Sharing God's Love

We strive to empower our children and teens to be able to share God’s love with others, while deepening their own connections to God and each other.

Sharing the Ministry

All are invited to share in the church’s ministry by being a reader or a greeter. There’s a sign-up sheet in the hallway outside the church’s main office.

Sounds of Music

We are host to some wonderful instruments. Go to the Music drop-down menu above, click on “Our Instruments”, and listen to sound samples of our organ, handbells, and harpsichord.
Roya Assa Jazz Group