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In this challenging time, it’s good to know that there’s a community like First Congregational United Church of Christ. No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.

Our sanctuary is closed and we are not holding in-person worship services at this time. You can still join us for video and podcast worship, though!

Live In-Person

Live, in-person worship on Sundays at 9:30am!

Online Video

A prerecorded video on Facebook, YouTube, and this website.

Podcast

A podcast worship service with additional conversations.

Lent

Stay tuned for a series of Lenten videos, where Pastor Chris will talk about Lent, sin, confession, repentance, grace, and hope.

Who We Are

We are an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ.

The United Church of Christ is a church of firsts, weaving God’s message of hope and extravagant welcome with action for justice and peace. We were the first historically white denomination to ordain an African-American, the first to ordain a woman, the first to ordain an openly gay man, and the first Christian church to affirm the right of same-gender couples to marry. We were in the forefront of the anti-slavery movement and the Civil Rights movement.  Our response to the demands of our faith is woven into the history of our country.

As an Open and Affirming congregation, we strive to welcome and celebrate all people, regardless of race, ethnicity, culture, faith, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, age, or ability.

We believe in a God that is still speaking, a God that is all-loving and inclusive.  We are a church that welcomes and accepts everyone as they are, where your mind is nourished as much as your soul. We are a church where Jesus the healer meets Jesus the revolutionary, and where together, we grow a just and peaceful world.

No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey, you’re welcome here!

Recent Video Worship Services

The video below is part of a playlist. To see more worship videos, just click the playlist icon in the upper right hand corner of the video. 

Recent Podcast Episodes

March 7, 2021
Third Sunday in Lent

Scripture Reading: Luke 15:1-32

March 14, 2021
Fourth Sunday in Lent

Scripture Reading: Luke 16:19-31

March 21, 2021
Fifth Sunday in Lent

Scripture Reading: Luke 18:31-19:10

March 28, 2021
Palm Sunday

Scripture Reading: Luke 19:29-44

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