Upcoming Events

Check out some of the wonderful upcoming events happening at Colchester Federated Church!

  • Open & Affirming Sunday June 2nd at 9 AM

    All are welcome!

    No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here.

  • Celebrate Juneteenth & Commemorate Peter Maguira

    June 16th at 1:30 PM

    Join the Colchester Federated Church and Historical Society for a fascinating presentation!

    Pauline Merrick, President of the CT Society of Genealogists, will shed light on the life of Peter Maguira.  Enslaved in Colchester before the Revolution, Maguira's story is a powerful piece of our town's history.
    Uncover the past, connect with your ancestors, and celebrate Colchester's rich heritage.  This event is for anyone interested in local history and genealogy.

    What: From Africa to the Middle Class – Two Generations of the Maguira Family

    When: June 16, 2024 - presentation at 1:30 with a reception to follow

    Where: Colchester Federated Church

    Cost: Free will offerings gratefully accepted in the restoration of the Colchester Federated Church building, an open and community-centered presence in town and around the world.

    Peter Maguira was born in Africa and enslaved in Colchester, Connecticut. He was emancipated as tensions were building up with the British and served in the war. Pauline’s presentation will follow his path using historical documents such as pension applications, vital records, deeds, and city directories. 

    Questions and RSVP to Amy Domeika amydomeika@gmail.com

  • Camp Firelight Vacation Bible School: August 5th-9th

    Save the Date for Colchester Federated Church's annual Vacation Bible School!

    VBS will take place from August 5th-9th and is held from 9 AM -12 PM each day.

    Children ages 4 - 5th grade are welcome to attend.  

    Registration will begin in June.  Hope to see you there!