Advent Service for Healing and Peace
Come and share a time of peaceful prayer to bless this holy season, especially if you are carrying the burden of illness, pain, or sadness.  Our next Service for Healing and Peace will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21  at 7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary.       

Sunday, December 18th - Christmas Music
Our 10:00 a.m. service will be a telling of the Christmas message in word and song.    The church will be decorated with poinsettias, and a special coffee hour will be held after worship.  At our 8:30 a.m. service Rev. Timothy Haut will give a sermon for the 4th Sunday in Advent.

Caroling at the Town Tree
On Sunday, December 18th, join us in singing Christmas carols in front of the Town Hall Christmas Tree beginning at 1:00 p.m. Dress warmly and share in this traditional opportunity to share the Christmas spirit with our community.

Christmas Eve in Deep River
Our annual Christmas Pageant, “Thy Light Is Come” (presented by the youth and children of the church) will take place on Christmas Eve at 5:30 p.m.   Our Candlelight Communion Service will take place at 8:00 p.m.

Christmas Day
On Sunday, December 25th,  there will be only one worship service, at 10:00 a.m.  It will be a family service, featuring carols and a Christmas story by Tim Haut instead of a sermon.  Dress casually—you can even wear your pajamas if you want—and enjoy cocoa and goodies in the sanctuary.  

New Year’s Day
On Sunday, January 1st, there will be only one worship service, at 10:00 a.m.  It will be a family service, featuring carols, Communion, and our annual pageant performance of Good King Wenceslas!   After the service we will join in the spectacle of the “Twelve Days of Christmas,” aerobic style!  Come and enjoy this wonderful tradition!

 

 

This Sunday
Third Sunday of Advent
December 11, 2022

Welcome to the Deep River Congregational Church!   There is an early service at 8:30 a.m. and a full service with choir at 10:00 a.m.  The 10:00 a.m. service is live-streamed.  We are so glad to have you worship with us, whether it is in person or tuning in on your computers or smart phone!

All are invited to come early for worship before each Advent service to sing Christmas Carols together before the services begin:  8:20 & 9:45 a.m.!!

This Sunday is the Third Sunday of Advent.  The Scripture readings are Isaiah 35:1-10; Psalm 146:5-10; James 5:7-10; and Luke 1:39-55.  Rev. Timothy Haut will lead the service, and the sermon title is “Eyes Fixed on the Stars.”  Elizabeth Root & Sybil Higgins  (8:30) and Kathy King & Gary Savona (10:00) will light the Third Candle on the Advent Wreath, the Candle of Joy.   Alison Karam will be our Lay Reader and Margaret & Bill Paulsen will be our Ushers.  We will sing the following Hymns together:  “Angels We Have Heard on High” (#238); “Joy to the World” (#246); and “Good Christian Friends, Rejoice” (#224). 

Family Fellowship Hour will be hosted by Karen & Frank Vradenburgh and Kathy King & Gary Savona following the 10:00 service,