Category Archives: News and Announcements

Pick-A-Party!

It’s Pick-a-Party Time!! We are so excited to offer Pick-A-Party events again this year! What a great opportunity to participate in fun activities and meet people, all while supporting the ministry and missions of First Congregational Church. Our generous 2016-2017 … Continue reading

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5th Sunday Worship: A New Tradition

5th Sunday Worship: A New Tradition Begins! * What is a 5th Sunday?  Occasionally there are 5 Sundays in a month. Three occur before Jazz Sunday in June 2017: October 30, January 29, and April 30.  (Calls for recognition, don’t … Continue reading

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Harvest Bazaar/Chicken & Biscuit Supper: Oct 21-23

The “Women of the Church” Fall Harvest Bazaar and Chicken & Biscuit Supper are set for the weekend of October 21 through 23. The Bazaar opens on Friday, October 21 at 3pm, the day of the Chicken & Biscuit Supper. … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew – How to Help

Your Mission Committee met this week as Hurricane Matthew was doing devastating damage to Haiti. As we publish this communication, millions in the U.S. are evacuating coastal towns and cities in our southeastern states. The Mission Committee highly recommends giving … Continue reading

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Oct 7 Faithful Friday to Focus on the Seasons!

  Rev. Sally May and our Worship Committee have everything in place for this week’s Faithful Friday Worship and Dinner! The October 7 event celebrates God’s Creation and the beauty of the four seasons, and the worship service will focus … Continue reading

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Minister’s Message – “What Do You See?”

With these words, the Rev. John Dorhauer opened our Clergy Convocation on White Privilege. The question also implies what we do not – or cannot – see. Even for Sally May and me (neither one of us new to this … Continue reading

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Forum on Sun, Sep 25 – Susan Cottrell

Join us Sunday, September 25 to hear speaker Susan Cottrell, former Evangelical and mother of a LGBTQ offspring, and founder of an organization called FreedHearts. She will speak for a few minutes at both the 8am and 10am worship services. … Continue reading

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Minister’s Message – Thank God for You!

How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we feel before our God because of you? – 1st Thessalonians 3:9 Are you as excited as I am? I can’t wait for Sally’s ordination … Continue reading

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Pastor May’s Ordination – Sun, Sep 18

All are invited to Pastor Sally May’s ordination this Sunday, September 18th at 2pm at the Second Congregational Church of Jeffersonville, United Church of Christ. We hope that many from First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington will be able to … Continue reading

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Fall Beginnings – Minister’s Message

July and August. My long, hot summer of shifting sands in a new location is receding. Soon we will gather joyfully for Homecoming Sunday in joint worship (one worship service at 10am) on September 11. Over these two months, I’ve … Continue reading

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