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Welcome to First Congregational Church, A Different Kind of Church.....................














Who Are We?

We are a congregation of friendly and open people who have discovered the freedom and joy of genuine faith. We are parents, singles, teens, children, and seniors who live out our faith daily in our varied walks of life. As a member of the United Church of Christ, we come from an unusually broad mix of denominational backgrounds, including Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Episcopal, Lutheran, and Quaker.

An Inclusive Community

Founded on the principle of religious freedom, we are a church with a rich history of progressive thought and action. A strong mission of outreach to the socially and economically disenfranchised is central to our ministry. In all aspects of our life and mission, First Congregational Church welcomes and affirms people of every race, age, gender, marital circumstance, sexual orientation, physical or psychological ability, economic condition, ethnic origin and theological tradition.

 
Make Your Faith Promise - Online Form for Annual Stewardship!

Online Pledge Form - Your desire and commitment to support First Congregational Church keeps our work and many ministries thriving in our community. Use our new online form and make your pledge today.

Adult Education
“Genesis and Science” Mondays: April 28; May 5, 12 and 19 in the Chapel Lounge, 7:30-8:30pm

Led by Rev. John Mills, this four-week unit will explore aspects of the Bible's first book from the intersection of theology, faith and science. Topics will include: creation, evolution, free will and natural disasters.

 

Adult Education
Tuesdays: April 29; May 6, 13 and 27 in the Chapel Lounge, 7:30-8:30pm

“Not Just A Fancy Dresser: Joseph's Story” He went from favored son, to the pit of existence, to national hero and leader. We resume our frequent series of Biblical character studies with this four-week look at the rise, fall and rise again of Joseph from the Book of Genesis. Along with the well-known episode of his receiving the famous “coat of many colors” from his father, Jacob, we will also examine Joseph as dream interpreter and the characteristics of his highly successful years as a leader in Egypt.

 

Moving Meditation

Moving Meditation: April-June 2014 Simple, gentle, graceful movement based on ancient Asian Qigong wellness systems. Reduce stress, increase flexibility. Perfect for beginners. Group practice led by Laura Berzofsky. Saturday Classes 9:30-11am in Patton Auditorium.
Saturday, April 5
Saturday, May 3
Saturday, June 7
Free Will Offerings accepted to benefit Church Outreach Programs. The Saturday offerings will sponsor the Youth Mission Trip. Questions? - call Laura Berzofsky 908-232-0169. Drop in students are welcome.

 

 

Our Weekly Sermons - Experience church service at First Congregational Church. Each week our scripture readings and sermons will be available in .mp3 format. Come hear what we have to say!

 
Now Online!

Television Videos - Dr. Mark Boyea discusses important issues of our day on Mountain Views, a local-access religious television show.


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