Simple, Sacred Living is the Theme of Online Retreat by Niantic Community Church

How to Live Simply is an online retreat opportunity created in response to COVID-19 by Niantic Community Church. The program is an invitation to a more meaningful life, a more soulful life, as participants let go of what no longer serves them, and integrate spiritual practices into daily life. It is presented by Community Minister, Patty Chaffee. - October 03, 2020

New Pastor from Iowa Discovers Her Connecticut Roots

Rev. Stephanie Haskins leaves Iowa roots to discover her own in Connecticut, leading Niantic Community Church. - April 04, 2019

73rd Jack Frost Bazaar Celebrates the Beginning of the Holiday Season

Jack Frost Bazaar attracts Christmas shoppers from throughout southeastern Connecticut and beyond as they begin their holiday season The full day event takes place Saturday, November 10 from 9:00-2:00. A festive Turkey luncheon with all the trimmings is offered from 11:00-1:00. - November 08, 2018

Free Meditation Programs Suggest Value of Contemplation and Reflection

Two new programs are being offered at Niantic Community Church that encourage contemplation and reflection. Two different types of meditation inspire participants to explore the beauty of simply being in silence, coloring mandalas or taking a walking meditation. - August 23, 2018

NCC Celebrates "Last (Summer) Supper" of the Season

52 years of Summer Suppers comes to a close (for the season) August 7. - August 02, 2018

Summer Supper Pie Room Dedicated in Memory of a Special Volunteer

Celebrating 52 seasons of Summer Suppers, Niantic Community Church will dedicate its pie room in the memory of volunteer Judy Layden who passed away earlier this year. Layden worked tirelessly every summer, to coordinate the dessert offerings of the event which is a summer tradition for family and friends from near and far. This year, Summer Suppers are offered July 10, 24 and August 7. - June 23, 2018

Re-Imagining Life in Transition

Re-Imagining Life in Transition will be the topic of conversation during a four week program at Niantic Community Church. Suitable for any adult experiencing significant changes in their life such as retirement, empty nest, loss of a spouse or partner, or loss of any kind. Using The One Life We’re Given – by Mark Nepo as a point of inspiration, the program will offer tools for re-imagining life. - February 05, 2018

72 Year Old Tradition Resuscitated and Given New Life

The 72nd Annual Jack Frost Bazaar will take place Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m.-2.p,m. at Niantic Community Church. The holiday event that attracts folks from towns near and far, has many new features this year as well as honoring old favorites. A delectable turkey luncheon will be highlighted as the entire church building is converted into a holiday festival for all ages. - October 13, 2017

Summer Suppers Respond to a Call for More

A summer tradition since 1966, Summer Suppers have been a seasonal staple for tourists, summer folks and locals alike. The Summer Suppers will take place on Tuesday, July 11, 25 and August 8. - June 21, 2017

Jack Frost Bazaar Celebrates 70 Years of Holiday Spirit

Local church member honors 70th Jack Frost Bazaar with Crystal Magic quilt being offered in the silent auction. The JFB features handmade and holiday items, home baked good, jewelry, books, a turkey luncheon and alternative market to name a few of the attractions. It has drawn folks from near and far for 70 years. - October 28, 2015

Retreat Offered for Those with Serious Illness and Their Caregivers

A day retreat is being presented at Mercy By the Sea in Madison for individuals with serious illness and the people who love them. Saturday, September 19, 2015. All- inclusive, choice of workshops, all are welcome. - July 17, 2015

NCC Summer Supper Tradition Continues for 49th Year

A 49 year tradition returns to Niantic Community Church this summer when roast beef and turkey dinners complete with all the festive trimmings are offered on Tuesday, July 7 and August 4, and a good old New England Lobster Stew Dinner is offered on Tuesday, July 21. The roast beef and turkey... - June 20, 2015

CT State Troubadour Kristen Graves Performs at NCC

The current Connecticut state troubadour, Kristen Graves will charm audiences with her classic folk song sing-a-longs, stories behind her music and extraordinary talent, during a performance on Saturday, May 2nd at 7 p.m. at Niantic Community Church. Kristen is a singer/songwriter and humanitarian... - April 16, 2015

Christian Singles Program Offered at Shoreline Church

Carol Vara feels called to helping singles find a date or even a soul mate through her monthly program offered at Niantic Community Church. The free program, Christian Singles & Dating, is held the third Wednesday of each month and all are welcome. - April 04, 2015

World Kindness Day Celebrated in Niantic

World Kindness Day will be celebrated with a labyrinth walk and cyber bullying presentation by school counselor Meredith Tukey. The event is free and all are welcome. - November 11, 2014

69th Jack Frost Bazaar is One Way to Simplify the Holidays at Niantic Community Church

The holiday season has always had a bad reputation for sucking up time, money and even joy, creating a stressed out, consumer driven Christmas, that is not particularly ecologically friendly. But the holidays don’t have to be that way. Niantic Community Church will hold its 69th Annual Jack Frost Bazaar on Saturday, November 8th from 9a.m.-2 p.m.. It is not only a holiday tradition but appeals to those who are looking to simplify their holidays by being mindful of how they spend their resources. - October 08, 2014

Parenting Teens Workshop Being Presented by Mara Dunn

Positive Solutions to Real Life Family Struggles is a parenting teens workshop and child/youth movie night being held. Sunday, October 19th, 7-9 p.m. Hosted by Niantic community Church. The program is free, refreshments served. Register in advance. - October 01, 2014

Lobster Stew Dinner Attracts Many

For the past 48 years, a tradition of Summer Suppers at Niantic Community Church has attracted locals, summer folks and day trippers alike. The last supper of the season is almost upon us and reservations are being accepted now for the Lobster Stew Dinner made from fresh Maine lobsters. - August 01, 2014

68th Niantic Community Church Jack Frost Bazaar

68th annual holiday bazaar attracts people from all over southeastern Connecticut. The entire church is converted to a holiday extravaganza with something for everyone including a turkey luncheon. Silent auction, collectibles, hand made crafts, book sale, Mrs. Santa and more a re just a few of the highlights that attract people year after year. - October 23, 2013

Summer Supper Series Offers Good Food and a Place to be Cool

This year, folks enjoying the Summer Supper series at Niantic Community Church will have a special treat they may not be accustomed to. In the past, a warm welcome was given, but so were the toasty temperatures in the dining hall. This is the first year that folks will enjoy that ever present warm welcome in an environment that is cool and comfortable due to a new central air conditioning system installed in the spring. - June 28, 2013

Changing It Up at NCC Summer Suppers

Good food and fellowship has always attracted people throughout East Lyme and surrounding areas to Summer Suppers at Niantic Community Church. After 46 years serving roast beef, turkey and all the trimmings, this year, organizers are excited about shaking things up a bit. The first in this... - June 21, 2012

Aviva Gold Presents Painting from the Source

Author and artist of Painting from the Source, Aviva Gold returns to Niantic Community Church September 15th. The Painting from the Source workshop will inspire and delight anyone looking to explore the connection between creativity and spirituality. No experience needed and all materials are supplied. - August 26, 2011

Niantic Community Church Children's Center Obtains NAEYC Accreditation

Niantic Community Church Children’s Center is celebrating something that few early childhood programs ever do. It has earned accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals. Less... - August 26, 2011

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