Category Archives: News and Announcements

January 2019 TRIP to INDIA

Are You Interested in a January 2019 Trip to INDIA? Please plan to meet on Tuesday, February 13 from 6 to 7 p.m. to learn more! All are invited to gather from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, … Continue reading

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LENTEN GATHERINGS for “Lovers & Fools”!

Sundays at 9 a.m. with Carrie – 2/18 through 3/18 Thursdays at 6 p.m. with Ava and Lucy – 2/22 through 3/22 Tuesdays at 2 p.m. with Tom and Betty – 2/20 through 3/20 In an unusual twist, the secular … Continue reading

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ABUNDANCE & GENEROSITY: Our Stories

ABUNDANCE & GENEROSITY: Carrie’s sermon on Epiphany Sunday emphasized the importance of giving to others and receiving God’s gifts.  Our church community is strengthened when we share our personal stories of receiving and giving God’s gifts. From now until Easter … Continue reading

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Settled Minister Search Updates & Contact Information

Our Settled Minister Search Committee was named and officially commissioned, in a “Covenant to Serve,” during worship services on October 15, 2017. The members are:  Rob Backus, Matt Bushey, Janice Claypoole, Jeff Comstock, Libby Elder-Connors, David Grace, Cyndy Hall, Mike … Continue reading

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Upcoming Pick-A-Party Events Need You!

Details about the varied and fun upcoming “Pick-A-Party” events (and the remaining “ticket” availability) are available at church and are listed and linked below. The Church Office has the most up to date information about ticket availability (updates posted below … Continue reading

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Faithful Friday Worship & Dinner January 6 “Drumming!”

Faithful Friday Worship & Dinner on January 6: “Drumming!”  During Faithful Friday, on the evening of January 6th, everyone will be invited to play percussion together.  Master drum circle facilitator, Saragail Benjamin, will lead us in in-the-moment music making for … Continue reading

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Christmas Letter from Rev. Carrie Bail

“For the grace of God has appeared.”    Titus 2:11 Dear Family at the First Congregational Church of Burlington, Incarnation. That’s my favorite word during Christmastide. The whole idea that God comes to earth to live with us, to live in … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year’s Worship Services

All are welcome and invited to… Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year’s Worship Services at First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington 38 South Winooski Avenue Burlington, VT   SATURDAY,  DECEMBER 24 Christmas Eve •    4:00 p.m. A Family Service … Continue reading

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Share Christmas 2016

Share Christmas 2016 A meaningful First Church tradition, Share Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to help  local families during the holidays. Share Christmas sponsors provide Christmas dinner groceries and/or gifts to families – or funds for others to purchase food … Continue reading

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Christmas Mission & Poinsettia Offering

Christmas Mission & Poinsettia Offering    Please consider a Christmas Gift to Honor or Remember Someone Special to You: Donate to the Christmas Mission Offering &/or Give a Poinsettia to Decorate the Sanctuary! Thank you! Donation form online here – or … Continue reading

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