Community Events

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Easter 

Celebrate Easter with Brookside Church. We host a season of activities to help us reflect and focus on Jesus before celebrating His resurrection on Easter Sunday. 

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Holiday Lights

Brookside presents a community light display during the month of December on the grounds of the church and everyone is welcome to participate! 

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Easter Egg Hunt

Brookside hosts an annual Easter egg hunt following the Easter Sunday Worship.  The hunt is for children in 4th grade and under. Bring your own basket!

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Living Nativity

Brookside presents a Living Nativity that tells the Christmas story with actors and animals recreating the scene in Bethlehem those many years ago.

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Corn Beef & Cabbage

Enjoy a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner on St. Patrick’s Day weekend at Brookside.  Proceeds benefit the community outreach of the church.

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Christmas at the Brook

Christmas at the Brook is a traditional New England craft fair that features local crafters, artisans, delicious food, entertainment and more.

About our Events

Since March, 2020 when COVID-19 guidelines were first established, we have chosen to remain socially distant as we continue to maintain a strong sense of being socially connected. While we are temporarily refrained from hosting Sunday Service in-person, we encourage everyone to join us through our online communities on Facebook and Instagram, and subscribing to our weekly Brookside Bridge eNewsletter. 


Our Reopening Task Force and the Christian Formation ministry have been working hard to develop plans and protocols to ensure the safety of the entire Brookside community as we consider how to safely worship in the Sanctuary and how to reopen our building. The health and well-being of everyone in our community is paramount. We are relying on the guidelines published by the CDC, the Governor’s Economic Reopening Task Force, the New Hampshire Conference of the United Church of Christ, the UCC Insurance Board, and the experiences of churches nationwide. 

Please contact us during business hours with any questions or concerns. 


A Message from our Church Minister and Church Moderator:
 

We can trust that God accompanies us in the most uncertain and insecure times. Our faith upholds this promise. And Jesus preaches constantly about God’s love for human beings in all situations and at all times. Please consider these words from Psalm 46: 

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Come behold the works of God: “Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth.” God of hosts is with us; God of Jacob is our refuge.” 

With love and deep blessings, 

Rev. Laura and Dale Trombley 

Spring Concert & Ice Cream Social

Brookside Congregational Church often hosts a spring concert with an ice cream social that is open to the public
 

The 10th annual Bronze, Brass & Brookside Concert featured the Brookside choirs and the New Hampshire Brass.
 

Brookside hosts inspiring concerts. Come out, bring the family and enjoy an afternoon of music and ice cream.
 

The ice cream is graciously donated by the Puritan Backroom.

Suggested donation for the event is $10.

 

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Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

You've heard of the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?  How about the pot of soup? Thanks to an abundance of food at our corned beef & cabbage dinner, we were able to make some hearty, comforting corned beef & cabbage soup. Made with corned beef, cabbage, carrots, potatoes, onions and beef stock. Served with soda bread.  We are selling it in quarts for $10 - that can be picked up this Saturday, March 19 from 4-5:30 p.m. You can pay at the church office or purchase online here.  20 quarts available till they are gone.  

 

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Brookside Holiday Lights

Each December, Brookside presents a community light display and everyone is welcome to participate! 

 

Partnering again with The New England Holiday Light Company, Brookside Church invites everyone to contribute to the community holiday light display. You can donate a strand or strands of lights or even a family light tree in honor or memory of loved ones, those we’ve lost, those we pray for, or those we adore.
 

Click here for all the details!

 

Holiday Light Nights

Come walk in the light this Christmas season at Brookside Church at our outdoor, socially distanced light nights on Saturdays Dec. 11 and 18 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.   These light nights provide an opportunity to view thousands of lights in honor and memory of loved ones, enjoy some live entertainment, and grab some home cooked food and sweet treats to go. Walk in the light tunnel, take some magical holiday photos with a glimmering backdrop, and stroll through the light forest path to various fun activities.

 

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Christmas at the Brook

Due to COVID, we have to present a virtual only craft fair for 2021.  You can shop your favorite Christmas at the Brook vendors here.  Hopefully we will see you back in the fellowship hall next year!

Shop the Virtual Craft Fair here!

If you are a vendor, you will be refunded the week of Oct. 11, 2021.  Contact christmasatthebrook@gmail.com with any questions.  Thanks you!

  

 
Living Nativity

Each year, Brookside presents a Living Nativity that tells the Christmas story with actors and animals recreating the scene in Bethlehem those many years ago.  Ancient scriptures are read and songs are sung to bring the story to life. 

The animals participating in the living nativity are from Miles Smith Farm in Loudon, NH.  The event is free and open to the public. 

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