Fri Nov 27, 2015


"Living Nativity"
Recurs Every Year
Next Event: December 16 - December 16
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"Longest Night" Service
Recurs Every Year
Next Event: December 21 - December 21
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Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols
Recurs Every Year
Next Event: December 24 - December 24
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Village Square Fair
Recurs Every Year
Next Event: November 14 - November 14
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Community Thanksgiving Service
Recurs Every Year
Next Event: November 25 - November 25
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At our Visioning Retreat on Oct. 4, 2014, we adopted the following Visioning Statement:
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  Rev. Dr. Cynthia B. Biggar

  Jacqueline Savage
Minister of Music


Welcome to
Standish Congregational Church!

The members of Standish Congregational Church welcome all persons, from all backgrounds, to join us in worship, spiritual growth, community service, and joyful fellowship! 
Located near the crossroads of Routes 25 and 35 in historic Standish village, the Standish Congregational Church also stands at the crossroads between the past and the future. Our worship history reaches back over 150 years, and we embrace the rich Congregationalist tradition of New England. The past met the future for us when in the spring of 2004 our original church building was destroyed by fire, and now our story continues in a state-of-the-art facility on the site of the original 1834 structure.
We invite you to come worship with us, whether young or old, families and singles, retirees and professionals. Affiliated with the United Church of Christ for our national denominational identity, our Sunday morning service is centered on fellowship, focused on community, and rooted in the Scriptures. To encourage those with young children, we offer a nursery during worship. School-age children enjoy a structured Sunday School while the adults are in church. Our music ministry enhances our services thanks to our gifted musical director, and a dedicated volunteer choir.
Finally, our involvement in the community doesn’t stop after Sunday worship. Our building houses the Standish Connection food pantry, and serves as a meeting place for Weight Watchers, Scout troops, and even a line dancing group! The congregation holds periodic pot luck suppers, and events such as the apple fritter booth at the Cornish Apple Festival in September, and the Village Square Fair in November, round out our annual calendar.
We sincerely hope you will join us as we add to the rich history of Standish Congregational Church.
Sunday morning worship service: 9:30 AM
Refreshments and Fellowship time following worship
Nursery and Sunday school concurrent with service
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Cynthia B. Biggar
Phone: 642-3386

E-Cycling Event Very Successful
November 4, 2015

September 16, 2015

May 2015 news
May 20, 2015

from the Pastor, May 2015


At most of our meetings and events at church we share joys and concerns, both to check-in with one another and to create an opening or closing prayer that I say on behalf of the whole group.  Last Thursday at the Caring Connection meeting, I shared what is both a joy and a concern for me as your pastor, and possibly also for you, the congregation:  my Sabbatical.  Indeed, I have multiple joys and concerns as I prepare to go on Sabbatical.  I would like to take this opportunity to share some of these with you, as they may resonate with your own:


From the Pastor, April 2015


The Vernal Equinox occurred late last Friday evening, March 20.  On Easter Sunday, April 5, we will joyfully celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, whatever the weather.  (For our schedule of Holy Week and Easter services, see inside).  From conversations with several of you, I know that I am not alone in feeling challenged by March in Maine.  I also know that I am not the only one comforted (or at least distracted from the weather) by March Madness--in my case that lasts as long as the Tar Heels stay in the game. 












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