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ANNUAL MEETING

ANNUAL MEETING

Shortly after the Sunday service, First Church in Jaffrey held its annual meeting. Carol Hess, Sylvia Hamilton, and Janet Grant were re-elected as Moderator, Clerk, and Treasurer. A plan to rotate membership on the board of Trustees was approved. Gwen Gundlach and...
Rev. Dr. Luther P. Durgin

Rev. Dr. Luther P. Durgin

In Memoriam Rev. Dr. Luther P. Durgin August 28, 1932 – December 16, 2020 Luther and Diane Durgin came to First Church in 2000 after a long career of settled ministry and interim ministry, occasionally as co-pastors. Together they mentored our intended minister Debbie...
Rev. Dr. John Hasbrouck Van Ness

Rev. Dr. John Hasbrouck Van Ness

Rest in Peace, John Van Ness As some of you may already have heard, after several months under hospice care, John VanNess, 90, passed away quietly in his sleep the morning of January 4.  We are very saddened at the thought of his absence in our lives; we hope and...
The Fair 2021

The Fair 2021

Against the backdrop of a beautiful view of Mount Monadnock, the First Church in Jaffrey holds its annual Fair on the first Wednesday in August from 1 to 4 pm, in this iconic New England village that is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Fair...
Christmas 2020

Christmas 2020

The Rev. David Felton of the First Church in Jaffrey. Ben Conant / Monadnock Ledger-Transcript   Christmas is one of the most significant holidays in the Christian religion and often draws larger-than-usual crowds to services — not ideal when COVID-19 guidelines...