Category Archives: News and Announcements

Understanding Race and Racism with the Rev. Rodney Patterson

UNDERSTANDING RACE AND RACISM: THE FAITH COMMUNITIES’ RESPONSE with the New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church and their Founding Minister: The Rev. Rodney Patterson The subject of racism is alive and well in the land and remains a topic of major … Continue reading

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I & Thou: Creating Sacred Relationships – Sermon Series & Discussion Groups

I & Thou: Creating Sacred Relationships January 26 – February 23: Sermon Series Discussion Group Opportunity          Based on a sermon and study series originally crafted by the Rev. Adam Hamilton, “I & Thou” is designed to help us engage … Continue reading

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We are Hiring!

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

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The Rev. Elissa Johnk: Sermons on Video – Installation News!

Use this LINK to see all recent videos of the Rev. Elissa Johnk’s sermons Installation News: The Rev. Elissa Johnk will be installed as our Lead Minister at 2pm on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at First Congregational Church UCC of … Continue reading

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Sacred Spaces ~ Alternative Worship ~ Sundays at 5 p.m.

  SACRED SPACES: A CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP EXPERIENCE in the “First Church UCC/BTV” Chapel SUNDAYS at 5 p.m.  Please accept and share this invitation to a new model for worship, a new way of creating sacred space in community:         … Continue reading

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Upcoming Pick-A-Party Events Need You!

Details about the varied and fun upcoming “Pick-A-Party” events (and the remaining “ticket” availability) are available at church and are listed and linked below. The Church Office has the most up to date information about ticket availability (updates posted below … Continue reading

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Faithful Friday Worship & Dinner January 6 “Drumming!”

Faithful Friday Worship & Dinner on January 6: “Drumming!”  During Faithful Friday, on the evening of January 6th, everyone will be invited to play percussion together.  Master drum circle facilitator, Saragail Benjamin, will lead us in in-the-moment music making for … Continue reading

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Christmas Letter from Rev. Carrie Bail

“For the grace of God has appeared.”    Titus 2:11 Dear Family at the First Congregational Church of Burlington, Incarnation. That’s my favorite word during Christmastide. The whole idea that God comes to earth to live with us, to live in … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year’s Worship Services

All are welcome and invited to… Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & New Year’s Worship Services at First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington 38 South Winooski Avenue Burlington, VT   SATURDAY,  DECEMBER 24 Christmas Eve •    4:00 p.m. A Family Service … Continue reading

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Share Christmas 2016

Share Christmas 2016 A meaningful 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 to families – or funds for others to purchase food … Continue reading

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