Easter Service: In-Person, Outdoors

Easter in-person service

The First Congregational Church of New Gloucester (United Church of Christ) will hold an outdoor, in-person Easter service at 10 a.m. on April 4, on the church side yard, 19 Gloucester Hill Road.

The good news of resurrection as told by the first witnesses, with Communion will be featured, along with Easter music from the organ and the chime choir. The service leadership will include Rev. Linda K. Gard, Pastor, John T. K. Terison, Director of Music, the Handchime Choir, and various lay readers. Sunday offerings and the One Great Hour of Sharing special offering will be received.

Those attending must come masked, and should bring folding chairs if possible.

While the congregation continues to offer weekly video services through its YouTube channel and FaceBook page, video of this Easter service will not be posted until later in the day, at Should the weather not cooperate, the service will be held indoors, with a limit of 100 persons, safely distanced and masked.