We are a warm and welcoming family of faith, bound together in compassion and love.
The Congregational Church of New Canaan invites you to join us!
For over 280 years, we have gathered as a family of God’s children in order to experience His presence, learn Christ’s ways, and serve our neighbors – all to make faith a way of life.
Read: 1 Timothy 5:1–8
And whoever does not provide for relatives, and especially for family members, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. 1 Timothy 5:8
We are supposed to take care of each other. That is a central message in this letter to a young pastor named Timothy. Treat old men as if they are our fathers, tend to older women as if they are our mothers. Young men and women are to be regarded as siblings. Therefore, all people are to be treated as if they are family members—because they are! And our responsibility is to provide for family members in need. To shirk our duty to tend to people in need is to forsake the faith we claim to believe in and live by. Moral support, financial support, and relational support are the central work of pastors and people who claim to be followers of Jesus. Our faith is only as real as our care.Read More