First Congregational Church of Burlington, Vermont (United Church of Christ) welcomes you to join us in worship, fellowship, and service. We are a diverse congregation based in the heart of the city that lives our commitments, values, and beliefs: “Welcoming All, Seeking Justice, Finding God.” We invite you to learn more about our faith community and its members and explore how we might share this pilgrimage together. Read our Open and Affirming Declaration.
Sunday Worship Services:
– 8am in the Chapel – worship with Piano in our Chapel – enter the building through the glass doors at the top of the main parking lot – the Chapel will be on your left.
– 10am in the Sanctuary – with Sanctuary Organ, Piano accompanying Sanctuary Choir; Children’s & Youth Choir – Nursery; PreSchool; Church School; Middle & High School Youth Programs – for details and updates see the Church Newsletter linked to the right on this page.
– 4:30 pm on Summer Sundays: Holy Hikes
During July & August – our Sacred Spaces alternative, contemporary, participatory worship gathering for all ages will take a break. Instead, all are invited to explore the beauty of creation in our new “Holy Hikes” initiative at 4:30 on Sundays. For details about where to gather each week, see the website post above, check the First Church Facebook page, or our E-Updates and E-Newsletters.
Online Giving and Pledging:
To donate online to First Congregational Church, please visit our E-Giving page. To make a pledge, please request a Pledge Form and Stewardship Brochure from the Church Office or use our online pledge form – please see the 2019-2020 Stewardship Brochure here.