Important Notice

Hello OGPC Online Friends and Family.  One of the highlights of our year has been worshiping with you online! While the pandemic has certainly been challenging, one of the blessings and joys has been being able to worship virtually with friends all over the United States and many countries around the world.  Thank you for worshiping with us, your support, and encouragement.

We wanted to share our current plans here at the church. You’ll find our most current church protocols here. Our sanctuary is now open for the congregation to come together.  For the coming weeks, we will rotate one week inside and then the next outside (weather permitting). As the number of people attending live each week is growing – we are engaging more with people in person.  We know this may mean those online are not able to always see/hear all happenings – but please know that our commitment is to ensure you have a positive worship experience online.  We are always happy to hear from you with ideas and suggestions.

When we worship inside – the tablet will be back in the balcony and will provide a steady view of the front of the church.  We are working on improving the online experience when we worship together inside for the long term.  There will be multiple cameras, different angles, and improved sound.  This design is already in progress and we look forward to showing off this new technology in the next few months.

We are blessed that you have and continue to worship with us from near and afar.  We hope you know how important you are to us and we look forward to your comments on FB, seeing your names pop up when you log in, and know so many are viewing at times convenient to you. Thank you for being with us!

Youth Group – Old Greenwich Presbyterian Youth Group (OGPYG) can be summed up as having faith, making a difference. Youth Group had a terrific 2016-2017 season, in which they joined with the College Hill Presbyterian youth to double their numbers and fun. Together they worked in both the fall and the spring at Grow a Row's garden, made and served a meal at Safe Harbor in Easton, participated in a Rock-a-Thon to raise money for a community in Africa, and participated in the  30 Hour Famine on February 25-26, 2016, during which they fasted in solidarity with those who don’t have enough to eat, and accepted sponsors and donations with the money going to feed hungry children through World Vision. They also baked cookies for a Christmas Cookie Walk fundraiser and held a Spaghetti Supper to support their summer mission trips.

The Middle School Youth Group will be heading to Heifer Farm in Rutland, MA from Sunday, June 25, 2017-Thursday, June 29, 2017. The High School Group will be traveling to the New Jersey shore to continue post-Hurricane Sandy clean up and housing reclamation from Sunday, July 30, 2017-Saturday, August 5, 2017.

The Joint Youth Group of Old Greenwich Presbyterian Church and College Hill Presbyterian Church do a lot of service in the area: everything from cleaning up the Musconetcong River to building hygiene kits for Church World Service to planting and harvesting at Grow a Row and more. We also go on two Mission Trips, specifically oriented toward Middle and High School age groups. 

Heifer International’s Overlook Farm in Rutland, MA – this trip is for youth entering 6th through 9th grades in the Fall 2017. The dates are Sunday, June 25-Thursday, June 29, 2017. The focus is on global hunger and promoting sustainability. The work is farm chores and service projects. The cost was $350.00 per person which has been reduced through Fundraisers over the course of the year to $175.00 per participant.

New Jersey Shore – this trip is for High School students entering 9th grade in Fall 2017 through graduating seniors. The work deals with the remaining aftermath of Hurricane Sandy along the Jersey shore. There is still clean-up and housing reclamation work that includes work like sheetrocking, laying tile, and putting up siding. The dates for this trip are Sunday, July 30-Saturday, August 5, 2017. The cost is $300 but we reduced it with fundraisers to $150.00 per participant.

We'll be meeting on Sunday, June 28th at 10:00 p.m. at the College Hill Presbyterian Church to be commissioned on these trips and be sent out into the world in Christ's service.

Our Youth Group who nicknamed themselves OGPYG (Old Greenwich Presbyterian Youth Group) host their own website at www.OGPYG.tk. Why not check out the content they've created.

Old Greenwich's Mission

The congregation of OGPC fully embraces its responsibility to bring the word of God into the community and world. We look to be inspired and unified in our shared mission:

“To Celebrate the Love of God in All We Say and Do”

And so, with the leadership of a new pastor and secure in God’s love and guidance, OGPC approaches the unknown future with commitment that God’s will be done and that as God’s people, we can witness the power and glory of God through our own actions. In doing so, we will celebrate the love of God in all we say and do.