Tuesday February 27, 2018 First Church will offer two identical workshops: at 9:00 am and at 6:00 pm: “Paint your Prayers”, with Katie Morse. It is a free watercolor workshop for Lent- in the Meetinghouse. You are all welcome!

 2018 Collaborative Spiritual-Educational Series

-February  27, March 6*, 13, 20

-Tuesday Evenings, 6—8PM, Dinner, Presentation, Discussion

February 27

First Presbyterian Church

The Rev. Greg Hills

The Younger Son

*March 6

Ipswich YMCA

Chris Bevilacqua, Executive Director

Community Forum Focus Group

March 13

Ascension Memorial Church

The Rev. Bradford Clark

The Elder Son

March 20

Our Lady of Hope Church

The Rev. Thomas Keyes

The Father


Lent at First Church, 2018

Penitence, Prayer, Planning, Painting, Promising, Protest, Pondering, Palms, Passion, Proclamation

Feb. 25, Sunday, 11:30                                                              A Workshop

Prayers into action: the story of a local refugee family and the hope that they have found.

Feb. 27, Tuesday, 9:00 am and 6:00 pm                     Two Workshops

Two identical workshops with artist Katie Morse, Watercolorist. Paint Your Prayers.

March 4,  Sunday, 11:30                                                              A Workshop

A sermon and workshop on the art of protest with Ali McCormack, young adult member of First Church, recently returned from Standing Rock.

March 11, Sunday, 11:30                                                              A Workshop

Pies and Prayers! Join us for math games, treats, and a talk about the spirituality of math.

March 18, Sunday, 11:30                                                              A Workshop

Rev. Enid Watson will lead the workshop after worship. Are we still faithful Christians if we think that there are many paths to God?

March 25, Sunday, 9:30                                                              Donkey Walk

Donkey Walk beginning at County Road Bridge. Led by the children of First Church in song, as we proclaim our gratitude for the courage and sacrifice of Jesus, on this Palm Sunday, and walk in prayer and grace.

Spring is coming !






See NEW Coffee House schedule here!

Our celebration of diversity on Sunday June 11th,2017 was wonderful !  Enjoy these pictures from our gathering…



Below is From Amy Pigeon, Trustee of First Church, shows the new quilt, just stitched by members and friends of the church, to help with the sound quality in Fellowship Hall. Quilt is based on 36 Bible stories.








Easter Sunrise 2017  4/16     6:00 am at Cranes Castle






First Church in Ipswich, One Meetinghouse Green Ipswich