Our Annual August Flea Market/Rummage Sale scheduled for August 15th has been cancelled for 2020.

Thank you so much to all who have participated in the past and those who were willing to give it chance for this year!

We hope you will return on the third Saturday of August 2021!!


Most church meetings and gatherings are cancelled, until further notice.  However, the Deacons are scheduled to meet on Monday, August 24th at 7:00 p.m. and the Trustees are meeting on Monday, August 31st at 6:30 p.m.  There are also two Outdoor Worship Services on the calendar for Sunday, August 23rd and Sunday September 20th at 3:00 p.m. on Marvin Field, weather permitting!


The 12-step programs are now welcome to meet outside, until further notice. No one may enter the building for any reason, but the support groups can hold  meetings in the parking lot or courtyard.


Please contact the church office for further information:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 860-526-5045.  Office hours are Mon. - Fri., 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


One of the great things about our church family is that we pull together during the tough times to keep DRCC (and each other) strong. One way you can help us get through the current pandemic is to fulfill your pledge with online or telephone donations to help the church pay its bills.
Both are easy ways to help our church. And if you need help with this at any point, contact our church treasurer, Dayle Larson, at 860-575-9721 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

Telephone Donation:
1.    Call 800-675-7430 (this connects you to Vanco payment solutions)
2.    Press 1 for Client Services (you will speak to a real person in the U.S.)!
3.    Tell them you want to make a donation to First Congregational Church of Deep River and give them our zip code or I.D. number
•    I.D. # is UCC-80490
•    Zip code is 06417
•    You may give from your checking or savings account or use a credit card.

Online Donation:
1.    Go to our church website: www.deeprivercc.org
2.    Click on the green Give Now button (top, right corner)
3.    Create your online profile and log in
4.    Fill out the online donation form (you may give from your checking or saving account or use a credit card) and you're done!

You may also donate the “Old-Fashioned Way” and either mail your donation by snail mail, to DRCC, P.O. Box 246, Deep River, CT. 06417 or drop it off at the Church Office.

Your DRCC Trustees

This Sunday
Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
August 16, 2020

You are invited to worship with us at our live-stream service on Sunday at 10:00 a.m. at the Deep River Congregational Church.  Go to our church website:  http://www.deeprivercc.org.   Look for the "Live Stream (New!)” in the menu bar on the left side of the Home Page.  You can also view the archived Sunday services for March – July 2020, by clicking on the “Service Videos (New!)” icon.  New:  To view services from August 2, 2020 and onward, click on the “Playlist” button in the upper right hand corner.

The Scripture Readings for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost include:  Genesis 45:1-15; Psalm 133; Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32; and Matthew 15:(10-20), 21-28.

Also note that Tim offers a brief daily meditation every afternoon on Facebook, which you can find on our church Facebook page:  First Congregational Church of Deep River, CT.

During the live stream on Sundays, we can join in prayer with those who may be watching from home to lift up the joys and concerns of our people.  If you have personal prayer requests, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  or contact the church office (which remains open) at 860-526-5045.