2023 Pride Guide!

2023 Pride Guide!


Here is our evolving SNEUCC Pride events calendar - check back for updates!
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June Events

June 9: 5pm
Melrose Pride Celebration

Beebe Estate, Melrose, MA
Pastor Katie Omberg of Melrose Highlands Congregational Church, UCC will be giving remarks. More information available here  

June 10: 12 - 3pm
Franklin County Pride Parade

Energy Park, 50 Miles St., Greenfield, MA. United Church of Bernardston will participate.

June 10: 11am - Parade at Copley Square; 12pm - Festival on Boston Common
Boston Pride returns! More information here.

June 11: 10am - 3:30pm
Memorial Congregational Church, 26 Concord Road, Sudbury, MA

Pride worship service at 10am; Pride Family Day event 1pm - 3:30pm, with local organizations, craft booths, entertainment.
Tom O'Brien: pastor@mccsudbury.org

June 11: 10am
First Churches in Northampton, MA

Combined churches Pride Service sponsored by First Churches, St. John's Episcopal Church, Edwards Church, and Haydenville Congregational, UCC.
Gretchen Browne-Courage: gbcourage@hotmail.com

June 11: 10am
Beneficent Congregational Church, 300 Weybosset St, Providence RI 

Pride Sunday worship service featuring drag queens recounting the story of Joseph and his Coat of Many Colors

June Pride events with Enfield Congregational, UCC, 1295 Enfield St. Enfield, CT
June 11: 3pm
Hartford Gay Men's Chorus Concert with Opera House Players 
June 16: 7pm

A Pride Month concert: One Night Only with Opera House Players
June 17: 10am - 5pm
First Annual Enfield Pride celebration! 
June 24: 7pm

Another Octave: June Pride Concert
June 25: 10am
Pride Sunday
June 27: 6 - 8pm
Open NOH8 Photo Shoot in Enfield, CT 
Greg Gray: pastor@enfielducc.org

June 16: 8pm - Acton Pride Drag Show ($10)
June 17: 12-3pm - Acton Pride Festival, Acton MA, Nara Park

The Acton Congregational Church will have a booth in the first-ever Acton Pride Festival. South Acton Congregational and Boxborough UCC are also supporting this event.
Paulo Franco: paulo@actonc.org

June 17: 4-11pm
South Water St., Providence, RI

Rhode Island Pride Annual PrideFest Celebration & Illuminated Night Parade 

PrideFest & Parade (prideri.org)

June 17: all day
Pridefest - Providence
Beneficent Church in Providence will have a booth at RI Pridefest and walking group in the illuminated Night Parade.

June 18: 2 - 4pm
First Parish in Needham to Congregational Church of Needham

A family-sized Pride celebration, joyfully supporting the rights to life, liberty, and happiness of all our LGBTQ+ neighbors, especially queer families and the youngest among us. Featuring local speakers, fun activities, and drag story time with award-winning performer Just JP. March begins at First Parish, events follow at Congregational Church of Needham.
John Gage: revjohn@needhamucc.org

June 18, 10:30 am: Pride in the Pews
First Congregational Church of Stamford, 655 Stillwater Road, Stamford, CT

Co-sponsored by Pride Stamford. Luther Young from the local LGBTQI community will come to sing, preach and share his experience of how churches have harmed these communities, as well as how to create spaces of reconciliation. 

Rev. Nestor Gomez: nestor@fccstamford.org

June 22: 7pm
Tabernacle Congregational Church, UCC, 50 Washington St., Salem, MA
North Shore Pride Interfaith Pride Service
Joe Amico: revjoe@tabernaclechurch.org

June 24:10am - 2pm
The First Congregational Church of Wareham, 11 Gibbs Ave. Wareham, MA

Inaugural art exhibition featuring the works of LGBTQ+ artists - although not exclusively. Come and visit or submit your work.
Philomena Hare: philomena.hare@gmail.com

June 24: Noon
West Hartford Pride Festival, 50 S. Main St. West Hartford CT  
First Church Congregational of West Hartford, CT will have a booth.
Glen MacLeod: ggmacleod@comcast.net
June 25: 10am 
Athol Congregational Church, 1225 Chestnut St., Athol, MA

Pride Sunday worship service featuring sharing of stories from a few LGBTQ folks within our community.
Candace Ashendon:  revcandi@gmail.com

June 25: 10:15am Pride Sunday worship service
First Congregational Church of Southington, 37 Main St., Southington, CT

Church will also have a vendor table at Southington PRIDE, taking place at Mt. Southington
Laura Kisthardt: lkisthardt@fccsouthington.org
June 25: 10am worship, 12:30 pm picnic
First Congregational UCC, 108 Park St., West Springfield, MA
Pride Sunday worship and picnic. Worship at the church; picnic will take place at School Street Park, 418 Corey Street, Agawam
Diane Forfa: drforfa@hotmail.com
June 25: 10 am PRIDE worship, 11:15 am PRIDE picnic
Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland St., Hartford, CT
We will share a PRIDE-themed worship, then enjoy a PRIDE picnic on our church lawn, to which all of our neighbors are welcome!
Susan Fisher: immanuel06105@gmail.com 

July Events

July 2: 11am
Drag Gospel Fest (service and reception)
Hopeville Church, 160 Piedmont St., Waterbury, CT

Heather Dechent: 

July 9: 1-3pm
Ashburnham Community Church, 84 Main St., Ashburnham, MA (outdoors)

Pride barbecue 
in advance of Northern Worcester County Pride on July 22. This is offered by 
the Rainbow Senior Lunch Team and will have events for families and children. 
Liz Magill: pastorlizm@gmail.com

July 22: 11am-3pm
Cape Cod PRIDE Festival, Hyannis Village Green

The purpose of Cape Cod Pride, Inc. is to build bridges of understanding, connection and support among the LGBTQIA community, its allies, and the community at large.
Jennifer Valentine: revjennie@firstchurchsandwich.org

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