Thompson Congregational Church


Welcome

The Church on the Common

Thompson Congregational Church is a regional church serving members from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Located on historic Thompson Common, Thompson Congregational Church was founded in 1730 and is celebrating it's 283rd anniversary this year.

Sunday Worship Gatherings are held at 10:00am.

Faith Formation starts at 10:00am.

Our Church office is open Tuesday - Friday, 9 am - 2 pm.

Please Join Us for Coffee Hour immediately following the Sunday morning service.

 

 

 

 

 

Homecoming 2013 will be held on Sunday, September 15th. There will be Sunday School Registration, Morning Worship Gathering, a blessing of the children and a Cook Out on the Common after worship. Come for the fun and games! Come to hear the details of the Sunday School program this year! There will be some exciting new things happening at Thompson Congregational Church. Homecoming 2013 is the beginning of a new year and we want to see everyone, young and old, on this special day. There will be a sign-up sheet in Fellowship Hall for bringing salads, side dishes and desserts. Call the church office to make your reservation – 860-923-2431

 

About Thompson

Reprinted from the Northeast Connecticut Guide, 2006
Much of the long, prosperous history of Thompson is related to the rivers that cross the borders, the mills that grew along their banks, and the railroads that served the industrial complex. Today the Providence and Worcester Railroad travels through the town carrying freight to the deepwater port of New London. The town's geographical placement at a locus point between Hartford, Boston, Providence, and New York has historically given the advantage of being centralized, but uncomplicated by urban problems.

"Quality of Life" is the reason people live here: one has only to sample the life style of this community and the surrounding countryside to realize something special. Quaddick Lake offers swimming, boating and fishing with the latter two also being available at the West Thompson Dam Recreational Site maintianed by the Army Corps of Engineers. The picturesque Common is also the site of Thompson's original Town Hall, maintained by the local historical society, whose collection recounts the community's ethnic, agricultural and manufacturing past.

The Ten Villages

Reprinted from the Northeast Connecticut Guide, 2006
Although Thompson is one of the largest geographical areas in norhteastern Connecticut, it has no one single center of identity.
Instead, most of its residents identify themselves with the "village" that is closest to them. The villages are:
East Thompson, Fabyan, Grosvenordale, Mechanicsville, North Grosvenordale, Quaddick, Quinebaug, Thompson Hill, West Thompson, Wilsonville.

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