Category Archives: News and Announcements

First Church this Week

ONLINE WORSHIP Sundays at 9:30am: Director of Faith Formation Hilah Clarke is hosting Church School for Children in all elementary grades on Sundays at 9:30am.  Use this LINK to connect: https://zoom.us/j/8028625010 All Church Worship will be online at 10am on … 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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Online: Sunday 10 a.m. Worship

        To watch the August 9 Sunday Worship at 10am (or anytime after 10a.m.) – us this LINK  to the First Church BTV YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/FirstChurchBTV Our theme on August 9 is “Celebrating Incarnation!” If you want … Continue reading

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Give to First Church: Contributions & Pledge Info

In this time of physical separation we rely on your regular giving now more than ever. Please help us by mailing in your gift, or clicking the GIVE NOW button below – then  select “Pledge Campaign” and make your contribution … 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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