'history' Tagged Posts

'history' Tagged Posts

Our Story

The story of Cornerstone began over a hundred years ago. In 1893, two churches, First Baptist and Calvary Baptist, started a Sunday School program as an outreach ministry to the Lowell community. Immanuel Baptist Church was officially founded at 53 Blossom Street in 1896. In 1970, that church moved to Billerica Rd (Ma-129) in Chelmsford. A few years previous, in 1960, several pastors graduated from a seminary in Oklahoma and headed to the New England area to plant churches. Pastor George…

Historic Westford Church Building

On March 7th, 2001 the roof of Westford Bible Church’s building collapsed due to significant snowfall. Here are some pictures of the demolition and reconstruction. Through this process God gave Westford Bible Church, and eventually Cornerstone Congregational Church, a brand new building.  

Church Plant Collaboration

How many existing churches does it take to bring about a new church plant? In the case of newly established Cornerstone Congregational Church in Westford, Massachusetts, the Lord has been pleased to use two key churches in a primary role, along with many neighboring churches in a supportive role. This article originally appeared in the Forsee as “Around the Conference: Church Plant Collaboration”. The author, Steve Burkett is the Pastor of the Congregational Church in North Chelmsford and serves as…