About our Worship and Programs
What time is worship and Sunday school? Do you have more than one service per week?
Worship and Sunday School are at 10:00 AM from September through June. In July and August, Worship is at 9:00 AM. There is normally only one service per week.
There is no Sunday School during the summer. For more information visit our Worship page.
Is there child care for young children during worship?
Yes, we offer a staffed room for infants and toddlers. There is also a preschool class for 3 and 4 year olds. For more information visit our Worship page.
How can I get on the mailing list or on the email distribution list?
You can either phone (508.429.8608) to speak with the Paula (Mon - Fri, 9 AM - Noon) or to leave a message, email the church office, or fill out our contact form. Please be sure to leave your mailing address, email address etc. and you will be included on the weekly email and monthly newsletter lists.
About Baptisms, Weddings, and Funerals
Do we have to be members to get married at the church?
No, but you will need to contact the Wedding Director who will explain wedding policy and work with you throughout your wedding preparations. For more information visit our Worship page.
Do we have to be members to have our children baptized?
No, but it is recommended that you attend worship regularly and become established in the congregation before scheduling a baptism. You will need to contact the Pastor for an appointment to discuss your family's baptism. For more information visit our Worship page.
About our Music Program
How old does my child have to be to join the Choir?
We have three choirs for children and youth. Children in grades 1 and 2 can join our Kick Start Choir. Our older choirs, The Chandeliers and The Notables are divided by grades (3 - 5 and 6 - 12). Contact Richard, our Choir Director, for more information or visit our Music page.
How old does my child have to be to join Handbells?
All children in grades 2 - 6 are welcome to ring! We offer a choir for youth handchimers, grades 2 - 6, for children who prefer instruments to singing. Contact Karen, our Handbell Choir Director, for more information or visit our Music page.
About our Facilities
Do you rent rooms for events?
Yes. Please call Paula (508.429.8608) or email the church office for details and policies. For more information visit our Requesting Church Facilities page.
Does the church have a day care center?
As a mission of the church, the Holliston Community Children's Center (non-sectarian) is located in the church Monday - Friday. The director is Judy doCurral and the Children's Center office phone is 508.429.2708. For more information visit our Holliston Community Children's Center page.
When is the Clothes Closet open?
The Clothes Closet is open only on Wednesdays, from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. They sell clean used clothing and small household items. Please direct any questions to email@example.com. For more information visit our Ministries page.
About our Open and Affirming Policy
What does the rainbow flag mean?
The flag indicates that our church has an Open and Affirming policy. For more information visit our About Us page.
What is an open and affirming congregation?
As an open and affirming congregation, we seek to reflect the inclusive love of God in Jesus Christ. We reaffirm that both our worship and our membership are open to all believers, without regard to race, cultural background or sexual identity. We affirm all who are willing to accept the cost and the joy of discipleship to Jesus Christ in our community of faith. For more information visit our About Us page.
About our Children's and Youth Programs
First Congregational Church, Holliston
725 Washington Street, Holliston, MA
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