Category Archives: First Congregational Church

We are Hiring!

WE ARE HIRING! WE ARE SEARCHING for: – An OFFICE MANAGER: Please use this LINK to learn more about this part-time staff opening at First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington. – A DIRECTOR of CREATIVE MINISTRIES: Please use this LINK … Continue reading

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Advent, Christmas & Epiphany at FCCB – All are Invited!

2019 ADVENT & CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SERVICES All are welcome and invited to all worship services at First Congregational Church of Burlington – an Open & AffirmingCongregation – of the United Church of Christ. The Second Sunday of Advent – “Peace”  … Continue reading

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Share Christmas 2019

2019 is the 31st Year of Share Christmas!     A meaningful – thirty-one year – First Church tradition, Share Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to help local families during the holidays. Share Christmas sponsors provide Christmas dinner groceries and/or gifts … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting on 11/24/19

A FESTIVE “FIRST CHURCH” TOWN HALL MEETING on THANKSGIVING SUNDAY – NOVEMBER 24 at 11 a.m. – The entire congregation is invited to gather for a meeting with the Rev. Elissa Johnk, our Trustees and Executive Team, following the 10 … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Order Christmas Wreaths & Garlands!

It’s Time to Order Christmas Wreaths & Garlands – a fundraiser that supports our Middle & High School Youth Programs including our 2020 YETS Trip!      Thank you for supporting our programs for middle and high school youth by ordering … Continue reading

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11/8 Chicken & Biscuit Dinner & Harvest Bazaar 11/8, 9 & 10!

Tickets at the door for Friday November 8 Chicken & Biscuit Feast! Harvest Bazaar opens Friday at 3 p.m. – the Harvest Bazaar continues on Saturday with a delicious lunch available from 11:30 to 1:30 lunch! Mini-Harvest Bazaar on Sunday … Continue reading

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Nov.1 – The Saints of Our Lives

Friday November 1 The Saints of Our Lives – A “Moth-Style” Story Telling Event and Pizza Dinner at 5:30 pm All are welcome! Admission is by Donation Our amazing story-tellers: Donna Lee, Tom Taylor, Susan Saunders, Mary Ann Wolf, Baki … Continue reading

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Choirs & Programs for Children & Youth Begin Anew

PROGRAMS for CHILDREN AND YOUTH begin anew on Sunday, September 15: Our Church School for Grades 1 through 5 (during the 10 a.m. worship service), Children’s Choir (at 9:15 a.m.) and both the Middle and High School Youth Programs (during … Continue reading

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Radical Hospitality!

RADICAL HOSPITALITY TRAINING with Gary Lewis & Ava Bilton! “Radical hospitality is hospitality that goes beyond being friendly. It is intentional hospitality that surprises and delights people by making them feel noticed, giving them personal attention, and providing excellent follow … Continue reading

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The Rev. Gary Lewis – “Parental Leave Pastor”

The Rev. Dr. Gary Lewis – “Parental Leave Pastor!”     In late June, the Rev. Elissa Johnk and First Church President Rob Backus teamed up to announced that the Rev. Gary Lewis will serve as our “Parental Leave Pastor” while … Continue reading

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