Category Archives: Outreach

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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Vermont Ibutwa Initiative Receives UCC Grant!

The United Church of Christ Genesis Fund has awarded the Vermont Ibutwa Initiative (VIBI) a $12,000 grant in support of the organization’s efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo! VIBI’s mission is to bring healthcare access, sustainable livelihood opportunities … Continue reading

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Outreach & Mission Opportunities – Summer 2016

There are many ways to be involved with mission and outreach efforts at First Congregational Church this summer! Please see below for several opportunities: One Great Hour of Sharing (OGHS) OGHS is our annual all-church, ecumenical,  international emergency relief offering … Continue reading

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Special Guests from India: Sun, June 26

Doctors Prem and Senega, leaders of the James Hospital in Colachel, India will visit First Congregational Church on Sunday, June 26. Donna Lee will host our special guests during their brief Vermont visit while they are in the U.S. for … Continue reading

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Benefit Concert for Syrian Refugees – Sat, May 21

The Mission Committee of First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington is pleased to announce that we are hosting a large-scale benefit concert to raise money to aid Syrian refugees, which will take place at our church on Saturday, May 21 … Continue reading

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Free Legal Clinic – Sun, May 22

First Congregational Church of Burlington will host a Free Legal Clinic for the community from 1pm – 3pm on Sunday, May 22. All are welcome to access this pro-bono service with any legal questions. We have several attorneys with significant … Continue reading

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Join our COTS Walk Team (Sun, May 1)!

The First Church COTS Team wants you! Let’s walk together on May 1, 2016. Did you know that First Church hosted the very first COTS Walkathon on Sunday, April 1, 1990? We have participated every year since and hope that … Continue reading

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Free Legal Clinic – Sun, Jan 31

First Congregational Church of Burlington will host a Free Legal Clinic for the community from 1pm – 3pm on Sunday, January 31. All are welcome to access this pro-bono service with any legal questions. We have several attorneys with significant … Continue reading

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Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Here are just a few of the exciting volunteer opportunities available through First Congregational Church this summer: Small Potatoes – Sandwich makers: Small Potatoes is a free community Saturday breakfast and bag lunch that is served to anyone who comes … Continue reading

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Emergency Relief Efforts – Nepal Earthquake

THE UCC RESPONDS to EARTHQUAKE in NEPAL: The UCC Emergency Relief Fund is requesting our immediate support to bolster the humanitarian aid response in Nepal following the devastating earthquake on Saturday, April 25. You can follow UCC updates on Nepal … Continue reading

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