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First Church in Jaffrey is resuming outdoor services

First Church in Jaffrey is resuming outdoor services

First Church in Jaffrey is resuming outdoor services one step at a time. The first step is the Pentecost service scheduled for presumed good weather at 10:30 on Sunday, May 23. It’s too early in this unpredictable COVID variant time to state the precise COVID...
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...
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...