Category Archives: News and Announcements

Weather Concerns – Updates for Sunday Jan. 20

Weather & Travel Concerns – Updates for Sunday January 20 Your safety is our first concern. The snow storm is challenging – it is extremely cold – and driving is reported to be hazardous this morning. Many church programs are … Continue reading

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January 13 Congregational Meeting: We have a new minister!

Rev. Elissa Johnk to Serve as Minister at First Congregational Church UCC of Burlington 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 … 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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Settled Minister Selected: Rev. Elissa Johnk

  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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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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Christmas Mission & Poinsettia Offering

Christmas Mission & Poinsettia Offering    Please consider a Christmas Gift to Honor or Remember Someone Special to You: Donate to the Christmas Mission Offering &/or Give a Poinsettia to Decorate the Sanctuary! Thank you! Donation form online here – or … Continue reading

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