|First Church of Christ, Wethersfield|
|Architectural style||Georgian Colonial|
|Address||250 Main Street|
|Town or city||Wethersfield, Connecticut|
The First Church of Christ, Wethersfield, is an American Colonial Era church in the Old Wethersfield Historic District of Wethersfield, Connecticut. The congregation was founded in 1635, and the present brick Meetinghouse was built in 1761–1764 with its distinctive white steeple. The church cemetery also dates from the 1600s. The congregation was affiliated with the United Church of Christ from 1961 through 2004. The interior of the Meetinghouse was built as a crosswise room (Querkirche), altered considerably in 1838 and 1882, and returned to the original layout in 1971–1973.
According to a plaque at the tower entrance door, George Washington attended church there on May 20, 1781, during a conference with Count de Rochambeau at the nearby Joseph Webb House to plan the conclusion of the American Revolutionary War.
The church and its Austin organ hosted the first eighteen years of the Albert Schweitzer Organ Festival USA. This competition for young organists has been held annually since 1998 in the Hartford area, and was co-founded by First Church music minister David Spicer.
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