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We Always Have the Right to Change our Mind

  Dear Members and Friends: “No” or “I will not” are two clear, concise, definitive statements.  Often they end conversations or communicate that an obstacle has appeared that may well be insurmountable.  Sadly, once uttered, many people do dig in their heels and become immovable. People around here are pretty good about not uttering either…

The Littleton Day of Caring

We are looking for helpers of all ages from the church to assist Littleton seniors in need of a friend or two with yard clean up.  On May 5 (rain date of May 19) we will be working with the other faith communities of this town.  Homes to be served are referred by the Littleton…

We Are An Easter People

Dear Members and Friends, When Western Europeans began to settle in Massachusetts, the region became known for its farming.  As time passed, mills and other manufacturing facilities, powered by rivers and streams, were built.  When the transition from farming to manufacturing and mills took place, farmland that no longer was needed either turned into housing…

2018 Women’s Retreat

  On March 23-25, more than 35 women celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Women’s Retreat Weekend at the retreat center in Groton.  The mid-winter retreat was launched by CCoL’s Associate Pastor Rev. Sally Calhoun in 1998, asking Connie Turner to be the registrar. “Sally did all the rest,” said Connie. CCoL women, including friends…

The Promise of New Life

  Dear Members & Friends:   Easter is the defining day for Christianity.  The One who was killed on Good Friday and buried in a stone tomb, rises on Easter.  The followers of Jesus begin to have encounters with the resurrected Christ—some appear to be in bodily form, some of a spiritual/charismatic nature, some appear…

First Annual Men’s Retreat

The Men’s Retreat you’ve been waiting for is in the works. September 28-30, 2018 Join your bunk-mates at the AMC Highland Center in the White Mountains . Watch for details as they evolve.

If a preacher is only speaking about topics that leave people feeling safe, warm, comfortable, affirmed, unchallenged; then we are not doing our job.

Dear Members and Friends, I continue to feel ever so blessed to be able to serve you as your Interim Senior Pastor.  There is a gracious spirit that runs through this community.  People genuinely enjoy spending time together. More challenging are those times when we start discussing those topics where we may have a difference…

Lent and Easter Events

February 14 Ash Wednesday,  Service 7:30 pm March 25 Palm Sunday, Worship Service 10:00 am 29 Maundy Thursday Service, 7:30 pm 30  Good Friday Contemplative Service Sanctuary will open at Noon Time of Centering at 3:00 pm April 1 Easter Sunrise Service, Telephone Hill, 6:15 am Worship at CCoL, 9:00 am and 11:00 am