Category Archives: News and Announcements

July & August Sunday Worship at 9 am & 5 pm

First Congregational Church of Burlington, Vermont (United Church of Christ) welcomes you to join us in worship, fellowship, and service. We are a diverse congregation based in the heart of the city that lives our commitments, values, and beliefs: “Welcoming … Continue reading

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

SACRED SPACES: A CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP EXPERIENCE at “First Church”  –  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:      Sacred Spaces is starting … Continue reading

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PEACE CAMP for All Ages! July 23-27

PEACE CAMP! “Night Lights” – the summer multi-generational  experience that we have been inviting you to – has announced its theme! July 23rd-27th “campers” of all ages (adults, youth, pre-K/nursery)  are invited to join us for “Peace Camp”. This 5-evening … Continue reading

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Settled Minister Search Updates & Contact Information

Our Settled Minister Search Committee was named and officially commissioned, in a “Covenant to Serve,” during worship services on October 15, 2017. CONTACT US: Our Committee will make every effort to keep the congregation up to date with the search … 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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