Reverend Dr. Karen Bailey-Francois

Your Common Community

The Second Congregational Church of Cohasset

Ring in the New Year at the Second Congregational Church

We Welcome You and Your Family

We, the Second Congregational Church, are a caring Christian family united in God’s love, providing a spiritual home for all seekers and proclaiming the Good News while living and acting out our faith. The center of our Church life is our time of worship together.

An atmosphere incorporating both a sacred and uplifting spirit is our tradition.  Our music program is an active, integral part of church life and worship.  Special services are shared throughout the year.

Sundays Only at 10am

Meet The Reverend Dr. Karen Bailey-Francois

The Search Team is happy to announce that the Congregation has voted to call the Reverend Dr. Karen Bailey Francois as our new settled pastor!   We are all so happy to welcome her to her new church family!

Please join us for worship on
March 18th to celebrate and thank Pastor David  for his ministry through our interim process.

Pastor Karen will join us in the pulpit starting on Palm Sunday, March 25th

Read an Interview with The Rev. Dr. Karen Bailey-Francois Candidate for Call to be Minister of Second Congregational Church →

Our New Mission Statement

Our mission is to welcome everyone to: experience the transforming love of God; nurture spiritual growth at all ages; connect to others in love and service; and to share the Good News while respecting each person’s spiritual journey (05/17)

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We have a variety of opportunities to get involved and engage with us!


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A Lenten Challenge Lauren Winner teaches at Duke Divinity School and published her book on faith crisis, Still:  Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis (HarperOne, 2012).  She has written about Lent:  “We will try to go with Jesus into the desert, to devote ourselves…. To...

A Place Just Right

Do you ever dream that you can’t find your place? A friend tells of dreaming a version of this same dream night after night. In his dream, he is the official representative at an important gathering. But as he arrives the ceremonies are already in progress. He looks...

From the Interim Minister

At this time each year, we are asked to pledge what we might give the church over the ensuing year. As we consider our commitment, we are forced to prioritize our philanthropy (and perhaps our life’s mission) in both broad terms, as well as in...

Upcoming Events

Choir Practice
Feb 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tai Chi
Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Tai Chi exercise group meets at the church Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8 – 9 AM in Bates Hall. When weather permits… we meet on the common.

Tai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. This gentle movements of Tai Chi can help maintain strength, flexibility, and balance, and could be the perfect activity for the rest of your life.

All are welcome to join us and it is always the right time to join.

Double Winners Group
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday Worship
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ASP Meeting
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Rev. Karen Bailey-Francois Candidate Service

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