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We’re Hiring: Children’s and Family Ministries Coordinator & Youth/Young Adult Ministries Coordinator

Please click on the title above to find links to job descriptions and application process details for the following openings at First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington, Vermont:  Children’s and Family Ministries Coordinator   &   Youth and Young Adult Ministries Coordinator … Continue reading

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YOUTH PROGRAM & YETS AUCTION Sunday April 8!

Please plan to come to our Sunday, April 8 Auction following the 10:00am worship service. (The Silent Auction will open for bidding between the worship services at 9 am.) The Auction supports all of our programs for High School and … Continue reading

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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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SUPER BOWL SUB SALE: Pre-Order for Sunday, February 4!

SUPER BOWL SUB PRE-ORDERS are invited and needed by Thursday, February 1.        Order forms are available at church or you may order with the form online.  Please complete the form, scan and send it by email to Karen Bushey, … Continue reading

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2018 Community MLK Events – Tickets Available at Church

The wider community is invited to hear: Rev. Robert W. Lee, IV the 2018 MLK Convocation Speaker at Saint Michael’s College Monday, January 22, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. at the Saint Michael’s College Chapel “The Cost of Silence: Asserting our … Continue reading

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Faithful Friday Worship & Dinner on Jan 19

FAITHFUL FRIDAYS 2018 GET STARTED ON JANUARY 19: We are resuming our inter-generational dinner and worship on Friday January 19th at 5:30 p.m. with the theme “Warm Hands, Warm Hearts” referring to the scripture from James 2: “If a brother … Continue reading

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Sunday, Jan 14 at 3 pm: MLK Remembrance Event

LOUIS GOSSETT, Jr. TO SPEAK AT MLK REMEMBRANCE EVENT: The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center announced that Academy/Emmy Award Winner Louis Gossett, Jr. will deliver the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. address during their annual Martin Luther King Remembrance … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 7: Bells Concert at 3 p.m. at First Church!

Songs of Good Cheer – Bells Ring in the New Year! Sunday, January 7 Bells Concert at 3 p.m. at First Church!      Vermont’s Northern Bronze Handbell Ensemble is collaborating with our own Austin Chimers Bell Choir to ring in … Continue reading

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Our Settled Minister Search Process

  Sunday January 13, 2019: It is with great joy that we announce that at today’s Congregational Meeting, the gathered congregation unanimously approved the recommendation from our Settled Minister Search Committee that Rev. Elissa Johnk be called to serve as … Continue reading

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