We get to know God by getting to know God’s creation!
Our arts-infused worship engages heart, soul and mind!
Welcome! We embrace our differences and celebrate our ‘uniqueness!’
Want to make a difference and add meaning to your life? Join us!
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Come worship with us! Sunday Worship 10 am, Children’s Programs 10 am ☀ An Open and Affirming Congregation of the United Church of Christ
Where faith is a journey and becoming for God is celebrated!

Welcome! We believe each of us is called to live into our own unique expression of God’s creation. Avon Congregational Church invites you to sojourn alongside us as together, we live into what it means to be Christians in the 21st century.

Are you eager to engage your mind and heart in a way that makes a difference for the good of community and world? Would you love to have more purpose and meaning added to your own life? Do you seek to encounter God and to grow in Jesus’ Way of compassion, forgiveness and healing?

We each have a sphere of reach and influence. We each have potential to proactively partner with God to transform lives, which ultimately changes us for the better! It’s true if we’re age 8 or 108!

No matter who you are, or where you are on your life’s journey, we really do mean it – you are welcome here!         

Pastor Chris Solimene

Upcoming Events

Graveyard Lantern Tours

at Avon Congregational Church Oct 25 & 26 Evenings starting at 7 pm – $10 ages 13+ $5  ages 12- Who lies beneath our graveyard? Meet ghosts of the past who share their stories of yesteryear. Lift your spirits with legendary fun! Great for ages 8 and up. Not a scary…

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Calendar of Events
Sep
26
Thu
Library – Book Discussion Group
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Sep
29
Sun
200th Anniversary Celebration
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Hear Ye! Hear Ye One and All !

You are most cordially invited to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Avon Congregational Church on Sunday, September 29th. Worship at 10 a.m. BBQ and Old Fashioned Games to follow worship.

The celebration is open to all, and we hope you will bring friends. United Church of Christ Conference Minister, Rev. Kent Siladi officiating with Rev. Chris Solimene.

The historic meetinghouse is sparkling – freshly repainted and refurbished – ready for our shared ministry for the next 200 years!

Blessings Through and Beyond,
Rev. Chris Solimene

Nora Howard
Church Historian
Avon Congregational Church and the Town of Avon

The Steering Circle Leadership of Avon Congregational Church

Oct
3
Thu
Library – Book Discussion Group
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Oct
4
Fri
First Friday Dinners
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us at Avon Congregational Church for an amazing meal of Chicken Parisienne. This month’s entrée is served with rice pilaf and vegetables. Don’t forget to visit the popular “Dessert Buffet”, which includes coffee and tea to complete your dining experience.
The dinners are $15 (adult) and $7 (child 10 and under).

Take-out is available. For more information call the church office at 860-678-0488 or email at secretary@avon-church.org.

A portion of the dinner proceeds will go to Hands on Hartford, a social service non-profit that serves Hartford’s neediest residents.