Give to First Church: Giving, Pledging & Special Offerings

STEWARDSHIP is GIVING to FIRST CHURCH: The ministries and missions of First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington rely on the pledges and support of all of our members and friends.  See below for information about giving online and via check – about our current special offerings – and about making a pledge to support First Church during 2022.


Online/E-Giving & Giving by Check: One-time donations & recurring pledges  – all of your donations fuel the missions and ministries of First Congregational Church.

TO GIVE ONLINE – connect to First Congregational Church’s secure Online/E-Giving system by clicking here.  Use the drop-down menu provided in “Fund” to designate your donation.YOU CAN TEXT A DONATION to FCCBUCC to 73256 – standard text message rates apply.

Or… GIVE by CHECK – made payable to First Congregational Church (to designate a specific use – such as the Pastoral Care Fund – or a special offering – use the MEMO line on your check) and mail to: First Congregational Church, 38 South Winooski Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401


2022 Stewardship Campaign

LOOKING AHEAD to 2022: The First Congregational Church 2022 Stewardship Campaign was initiated in November 2021.   Pledged giving is needed and invited throughout the year.  As 2022 begins, we have yet to meet our pledging goal for 2022 but we are close!  Please join in supporting the ministries and missions of First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington – CLICK HERE for the online pledge form.

HOW IS GOD CALLING YOU? Like everyone, I have particular thoughts and values associated with money. After reading Richard Rohr’s daily meditation for September 22, 2021, “Rights and Responsibilities,” I’ve taken a second look. The meditation is a reflection on the parable in Luke about the nobleman who gives his servants money, and instructs them to do business with it while he is away. Don’t hide it, put it to good use, consider the possibilities. One servant hid the money out of fear of losing it, and he was strongly condemned by his master. In this stewardship campaign, the Stewardship Team asks you to consider the possibilities, many of which are presented in this brochure. These possibilities can become a reality with your financial pledge and a pledge of your time and talents. – Steve Hyde, Stewardship Team Chair

CLICK HERE to open the 2022 Stewardship Brochure

CLICK HERE to open the Rev. Elissa Johnk’s Stewardship Letter

PLEDGING:  Our church leaders and Stewardship Team are inviting your 2022 Pledges in support of the ministries and missions of First Congregational Church.

CLICK HERE to make your 2022 pledge to First Church online  – OR – you can pledge thru your First Church Realm Account.  If you have yet to access your First Church Realm Account – please contact our Office Manager, Caroline Catlin at [email protected]

Or… MAIL in your pledge using the pledge card linked below – or – please request a printed copy from the Church Office (802 862 5010, ext. 4).

  • CLICK HERE to access a printable copy of the pledge card to print and mail.

CLICK HERE to complete a Time & Talent Pledge Card for 2022 . We are also inviting you to pledge your time/talents in support of the missions and ministries of First Church.

Thank you!

2022 Stewardship Messages


2021 Stewardship Videos


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