Motto: “loving hearts, serving hands, growing faith”
Vision Statement: The vision of the Warren Church is to build and nurture a fellowship of faith and love, reaching out with both to proclaim Christ and to care and serve in practical ways to make God’s love.
Mission Statement: Acknowledging God’s love, the mission of Warren Congregational Church is to know and make known God the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit through:
- Reaching out to welcome all people
- Offering a loving, supportive community of faith
- Providing a place to gather regularly to worship God and celebrate the Sacraments
- Experiencing and responding to God’s love
- Growing together through the good news about Jesus
- Empowered by the Holy Spirit, we seek to serve Christ and to minister in His name, both here in Warren and in the world at lare
Pastor Gary Kitchin was born and raised in Bantam CT. After graduating from Litchfield High School he began to work as an apprentice carpenter and in 1972 he married his wife Anne. For the next 33 years Gary worked primarily in construction as a carpenter and carpenter foreman while residing in Northwest CT. In 2002 Gary and Anne felt called into the ministry and in 2003 Gary returned to school to fulfill prerequisite studies for seminary. In 2005 Gary and Anne moved to Fergus Falls Minnesota to study at the Lutheran Brethren Seminary. While attending seminary Gary served for 3 years as the visitation Pastor at Stavanger Lutheran Church in Fergus Falls. In 2008 after Graduating from seminary Gary accepted a call to serve as the Pastor at Bunker Hill Lutheran Church in Princeton, NJ. While serving at Bunker Hill in 2009 he was ordained as a Minister of the Church of the Lutheran Brethren. In April 2015 he accepted the call to be Pastor at the Warren Congregational Church. Gary and Anne are passionate about sharing the Good News about Jesus Christ and the Grace of God. They have two children, Jennifer Gill of Riverside CA, and Lori Stickney of Litchfield CT. and 5 grandchildren.