No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey,
you are welcome here.
Support the Pottery Sale benefiting Potters for Peace, December 7-10. On December 7 – 10, First Congregational will host our fourth annual pottery sale to benefit Potters for Peace, a Colorado-based NGO that does amazing work in less developed countries on a shoestring budget.  Details about the nature of their work can be found on their website. Read more...
Christmas Pageant, December 10 at 10:30 AM.  Please join us for the wonderful tradition of the Children’s pageant!  This year, we will follow shepherds as they follow the light of Christ. Children of all ages will be participating.  There will be a rehearsal on Saturday, December 9 for all participants. Read more...
Cookie Exchange, December 10 following Worship.  Please join us for the annual cookie exchange on December 10 after church.  Bring a family favorite, a new recipe or your favorite prepackaged cookie to share.  Drop cookies off in the kitchen prior to church.  Coffee hour will be upstairs that Sunday. Read more...
Pergolisi’s Magnificat, December 17 at 10:30 AM. First Church Choir will present two choral works by the Italian Baroque composer, Giovanni Batista Pergolesi (1710-1736).  The first work, "Magnificat," is a setting of the scriptural account of Mary's reaction to the angel Gabriel announcing her conception. The second shorter work, "Gloria," is a joyous setting of the angel's song over Bethlehem, heralding the birth of the Christ child.  Read more...
We are seeking a Senior Pastor. If you are interested or know someone who is, the congregational profile is available here. We are striving to attract the widest possible pool of candidates. To apply, an interested candidate would go through the process of the Central Atlantic Conference of the UCC. The position posting on the UCC Ministry Opportunities website is available here. Read more...
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30 minute meet-up for meditation, silence, and prayer.  Wednesdays  between 12:15 and 12:45, a time of meditation and silence in the chapel.  No matter your faith or religion, you are invited to give yourself 30 minutes once a week for meditation, silence, and prayer.  Read more...