News and Events

Welcome to First Church! To find out what’s going on, read our weekly newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it by email.

Watch our worship services here. We create a special shortened version for local television and Youtube each week. We hope to see you in person at our 10am services!

Our Art Show is coming up in September. We’ll be adding information to our Art Show page.


Wednesday evening prayers for peace

Join us each Wednesday at 5:15pm for a half-hour service of music and prayers for peace, especially for Ukraine.

Live music in June

Along The Way Coffee House presents the maritime music of Mudhook on Saturday, June 18 at 7PM. Enjoy traditional and contemporary shanties, fo’c’sle ballads, and instrumentals. 12 Meetinghouse Green, Ipswich (across from the church). $10 at the door.  Refreshments available. Sponsored by First Church. Read more about Along the Way and connect with them on their Facebook page.


Violins and Blessings at Riverbend

Lucas, Rebecca, and Diane at Riverbend

We offer a time of spiritual and musical nourishment at the Residence at Riverbend, on the first and fourth Thursdays of each month at 2pm. Called “Violins and Blessings,” it’s a half-hour of music, scripture, and prayer from Rev. Rebecca, Lucas, and Diane. Invite your loved ones at Riverbend to join, and come sit with them.