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First Church this Week

Welcome to First Congregational UCC of Burlington ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You are invited to worship in person at First Church at 10am on Sundays in our beautiful Sanctuary at 38 South Winooski Avenue in Burlington OR via the live-stream (or later recording) … Continue reading

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First Church Responds to COVID-19: Guidelines & Updates

As people of faith, we understand that Science, Math and Reason are all gifts of God.  As such, we trust the research that indicates we must do our part to flatten the curve.  All of this has informed our decisions … Continue reading

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We are Hiring!

We are hiring!  First Congregational Church (UCC) is a vibrant congregation of approximately 300 members, located in an urban setting in downtown Burlington, Vermont. We are an Open and Affirming congregation with a diverse church family. We have three staff … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Faithful Friday Worship & Dinner – Sep 2

The theme for our September Faithful Friday Worship and Dinner is “Changes & New Beginnings”. All are invited to bring backpacks, keys, or some object that represents a new beginning in your life, to be blessed as part of our … 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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Summer Church School

Jennifer Jorgenson, our Summer Church School Coordinator and Lucy Samara, our Interim Church School Coordinator, are collaborating to schedule volunteers to serve in the two age group settings that will meet during the 10am worship services this summer. From now … Continue reading

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Summer Picnic to Welcome Carrie – July 26

The first of several summer picnics to welcome Rev. Carrie Bail will be hosted by the Women of the Church Book Group, with all women of the church invited. Please be sure to invite someone! Tuesday, July 26 at 5:30pm … Continue reading

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Time & Talent Surveys Needed

God has blessed each one of us with both time and talents. Just as a garden needs gardeners to till the soil and plant the seeds, God calls us to invest our gifts of time and talents in the garden … Continue reading

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