ATKINSON — Weekly worship at the Atkinson Congregational Church, UCC, is led by Rev. Paul H. Dionne at 10:00 a.m., on Sunday mornings. Children attend church with their families; following the children’s message pre-schoolers through the fifth grade attend church school at the Tuthill House. Nursery care is provided during worship and a time of fellowship is held following the service.
“Walk through Holy Week” will be the theme of the worship service on Palm Sunday at 10:00 a.m. The Service of Holy Communion and Tenebrae (Service of Lights) will be held on Maundy Thursday, March 28, at 7:00 p.m. The sanctuary will be open from 12:00-3:00 p.m. for meditation on Good Friday with a worship service led by church members at 2:00 p.m.
An Outdoor Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, followed by a continental breakfast served by the Deacons in Lovejoy Hall. Easter worship will include the 9:00 a.m. family service, with music by the Folk and Children’s Choirs, and the Traditional Festive Easter worship, with music by the chancel choir and Atkinson ringers, at 11:00 a.m.
The church, 101 Main Street/Rte 121, has parking behind the church on Meditation Lane. An accessible entrance is located through the entry off the parking lot.
The church office is open Mon., Tues., and Thurs., 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Pastor Paul is in his office on Fridays from 8:30-11:00 a.m. and he is available by appointment at other times. The church phone number is 603-362-5519. Messages may be left on the church answering machine or emailed to the church. Further information about the church is featured online at www.atkinsoncc.org.