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A Goodbye Letter to Florence Congregational Church

As some of you may have heard, I have resigned my position at Florence Congregational (FCC), and I have accepted the interim position at Center Congregational Church in Torrington, Connecticut.  My last Sunday at Florence will be Sunday, August 28th, 2022.  I know this seems sudden and comes as a shock to many of you, and for that I apologize.  This is not a decision I came to lightly or quickly.  Instead, it was made prayerfully and after a great…

Rev Averill on Bill Newman Show TODAY

Rev Averill will be on “the Rev and the Rabbi” portion of The Bill Newman Show THIS MORNING (Thursday, July 7) on WHMP 101.5 FM/ 1240 & 1400 AM. Tune in live on the radio or listen on whmp[dot]com!

Father’s Day Message

A Message from the Pastor’s Desk HAPPY FATHER’S DAY Fathers litter the Bible, in both the Old Testament and New, and are so prolific that sometimes we forget to focus on them, even on the one day a year when we should.  One famous father that comes to mind is the father of the Prodigal Son, who welcomes his son back with open arms after he has gone and wasted his inheritance.  Another father (and, surely, He should have been…