Advent – The four weeks before Christmas when we prepare ourselves to celebrate the birth of Christ.
Bulletin – A worship program with the order of events during the church service.
Chancel – The raised area in the front of the Sanctuary.
Chapel – The small room opposite the office where worship services take place.
Communion – An act of worship commemorating the “Last Supper” Jesus had with his disciples.
Doxology – A short hymn of praise.
Epiphany – January 6; commemorates the coming of the Magi to Jesus at Bethlehem.
Lent – The 40 days, not counting Sundays, between Ash Wednesday & Easter.
Narthex – The hallway outside the sanctuary.
Pentecost – The 7th Sunday after Easter; commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit on the apostles.
Pulpit – The lectern from which the minister speaks.
Sanctuary – The large room where the worship services take place.
The Interpreter – Our monthly newsletter.
United Church of Christ – The Protestant denomination with which Dover Congregational Church is affiliated.