The ECV Contemplative Advent Service

Our contemplative advent service is a time to slow down and reflect on the Christmas story. Through Scripture and contemplative practices we will enter into a time of anticipation of the long awaited Jesus and allow ourselves to behold Jesus and in the beholding let Him transform us and fill

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Blue Christmas Service

We are told that Christmas is “the most wonderful time of the year” but many of us enter the holiday season carrying hurt, pain, loss, anxiety and stress – especially in this year of pandemic – and find it less than wonderful. We want to enter into the merry-ness of

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Service of Light

The season of Advent coincides with the darkest part of the year for us, so we want to celebrate the coming of Jesus, the light of the world, with a weekly Service of Light. For four Wednesdays beginning on December 2nd, we will gather on the patio of FSUMC between 6:00-8:00pm.

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ECV Advent Food Drive

During this year’s Advent season we have decided to partner with Christian Community Action, one of our local nonprofit organizations, for a food drive to support families in need. Our drive will start December 4, 2020 and you will be asked to drop off your donations on December 20th at

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Caroling on The Green

Christmas carols are the way that our church has sought to bring joy to our neighbors over the years. However, due to the pandemic, we’ve decided to get creative and bring our talents to the center of downtown— The New Haven Green. Join us on December 19th at 12:30 pm

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Reimagining Authority: 6 Months Later

As we approach Thanksgiving, we are days away from exactly six months after George Floyd was killed in late May. As a church, we chose to mark 50 days later — the length of time from the Cross to Pentecost — as a time of remembrance and action not only

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