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25 South Street, P.O. Box 248, Litchfield, CT 06759

Phone: 860-567-9465

fax:860-567-4820

 

St. Michael’s is 
so glad you’re here, with us, in the love of God.

Our beautiful building and lively community is the heart of Episcopalian Christian worship in Litchfield. Wherever you are on your faith journey, you have a welcome place here at St. Michael’s.

Weekly at St. Michael’s


Sun 8 am: 
Rite I Holy Eucharist, spoken service

Sun 9am: Class on John’s Gospel – Parish House Library

Sun 10 am: Rite I Holy Eucharist with music and on Zoom

Past services and sermons are found on YouTube
Coffee Hour after 10am Service

Morning Prayer on Zoom
Mon – Fri 8:30 am on Zoom            

Bible Study
Temporarily paused

Office Hours
Mon – Fri: 10:00am- 1:00pm  

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What’s coming next?

 

Please join us for our Eastertide Evensong on April 14 at 4pm. Newcomers welcome!

What is Evensong?

Evensong is a traditional choral evening prayer service of the Anglican & Episcopalian tradition, defined by its historic roots and beautiful song. 

—Find out what Evensong is and who it is for in this article from the Cathedral Music Trust.

—Learn more at the Choral Evensong Trust. 

 

If you’re interested in experiencing what Evensong looks & sounds like before you attend, please explore the many live-streamed choral Evensong services on the Canterbury Cathedral Youtube page.

Resources for Curious Newcomers
We’re so glad you’re curious about St. Michael’s. When you step through our doors, you change us for the better by enabling us to become the church you need. If you would like to learn a little more about our Episcopal tradition, please feel free to explore the resources below.
 
General Resources
Prayer: Where to Start & How to Keep Going Podcast with the Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell
The Way of Love Podcast with Bishop Michael Curry
Daily Prayer App by the Church of England
 
What is the difference between Episcopalianism 
and Roman Catholicism?
Article from Episcopal News Service
Article from Roman Catholic website Catholicismo
 

Become a Zoom Worshipper!

If you live remotely, are away from Litchfield, or are simply curious, consider worshipping with us via Zoom. What we do is real—not virtual—with an immersive, live camera feed that keeps you in the midst of worship. After service, our Zoom Coffee Hour Host greets you as we make our way over to the Community House where you can socialize and connect with your community. 

We hope you will join us at 10am each Sunday by clicking the icon below to enter the
Zoom Narthex (waiting room).

How can I make a difference in someone’s life today?
People come to our Community House every day seeking nutritious and enjoyable food for themselves and their families. Your help is needed! Please support our efforts to provide these resources by either:
—Bringing non-perishable food to the back pews of the church any day from 7-7, or
—Clicking on the button below and giving money to make it happen! Your donation enables us to feed our neighbors in need.
 

Can I participate in Communion?

Anyone baptized in any Christian tradition is welcome and encouraged to receive communion. If for any reason you do not want to receive communion, please come up to the altar and cross your arms over your chest, and we will know to say a blessing over you. We want everyone to feel fully part of God’s family.

Who is your Priest?

Our Priest-in-Charge at St. Michael’s is the Reverend Ian B. Montgomery. A life-long Episcopalian, Father Montgomery was ordained to the priesthood in 1998 after receiving his Masters of Divinity from General. He has previously served in Connecticut at Saint Saviour’s, Old Greenwich and Christ Episcopal in East Norwalk. He has also served parishes in Paris, Pennsylvania, and California.