United Church of Christ (UCC) — The Christian denomination of which First Congregational Church of Burlington is a part.
Vermont Conference of the UCC — Our regional denominational body.
New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church — An independent congregation worshipping at First Congregational Church of Burlington with which we have had a warm relationship for over twenty years.
Possibility Shop — A church-run thrift shop located at First Church providing affordable clothing and household items.
Small Potatoes — A program offering free meals on Saturday mornings, hosted by First Church, and supported by the church in cooperation with several other local congregations.
Joint Urban Ministry Project (JUMP) — An independent emergency assistance organization housed at First Congregational Church and supported by our church and over twenty other local faith communities.
James Hospital and School of Nursing, Tamil Nadu, India — A direct, international health and health education ministry in India which began through the ministry and leadership of our former Senior Minister, Rev. Robert Lee. Contact First Church office for information.
The Committee for Temporary Shelter (COTS) — An organization supported by First Church that provides emergency shelter, services, and housing for homeless persons in Vermont.
Alcoholics Anonymous — A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help other to recover from alcoholism.
Al-Anon — A fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems.
Habitat for Humanity — A non-profit, ecumenical, Christian housing ministry seeking to eliminate poverty and homelessness world-wide.
Green Mountain Habitat for Humanity — Changing the lives of local families through simple, decent, and affordable housing.
Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf — Working to alleviate hunger by feeding people and cultivating opportunities.
Ronald McDonald House, Burlington, Vermont — A “home away from home” for families with seriously ill children seeking treatment at Fletcher Allen Health Care Facility. The House is located in First Church’s historic church parsonage which is supported through a generous lease agreement of $1 per year and church member volunteers.
Church World Service — A cooperative ministry of 37 Christian communions working together to eradicate hunger and poverty and promote peace and justice among the world’s most vulnerable people. First Church hosts the CWS-sponsors the annual local CROP Hunger Walk, raising more than $25,000 each year for hunger relief.
Dismas House — Transitional housing for recently incarcerated inmates with a mission of reconciling prisoners with society and society with prisoners.
Burlington Meals on Wheels — An organization dedicated to addressing senior nutrition issues and eradicating senior hunger.
SHCC (Sara Holbrook Community Center) – A non-profit organization serving children of low income Burlington families including refugees.