Welcome to the First United Church of Christ

An Open and Affirming Congregation

We the First United Church of Christ, Congregational, in Milford, Connecticut believe all people are created in God's own image, infinite in diversity, and one in the body of Christ. God bestows full humanity to all people, and all are uniquely and completely loved by God. No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here ... [ more ]


What You'll Experience at the First Church of Milford

"This is what ALL churches should be like!"

"The preaching connects God to my life in ways I've never experienced before."

"I was amazed to see how important children, the elderly, and people of all ages are here."

"This congregation feeds food insecure kids, loans medical equipment to people who need it: they follow the Jesus I love!" ... [ more ]


Attending Worship Here for the First Time?

We want all people to feel at home at First Church, Milford! Follow this link for a list of information for people who are attending worship for the first time or returning... [ more ]



Ministry Update

Below is a summary of current events and breaking news at First Church. Click on the "more" links for the full story on any related item.


First Church Adopts Open and Affirming Covenant

June 9, 2019 - Today, the First Church of Milford held a special congregational meeting following our Pentecost worship service where we overwhelmingly adopted the Open and Affirming Covenant as presented by the Church Board. This covenant is the result of more than two years of discernment. The vote was 84 in favor, 1 opposed, 1 abstention ... [ more ]


First Church News & Events

Visit the Newsroom section of our Website for all the latest news and events, including our monthly Parish Post as well as our weekly E-Herald and Worship Bulletin.more ]


Senior Pilgrim Fellowship To Travel to Horton Center

June 2019--SrPF prepares for Mission Trip 2019 to Horton Center in the White Mountains National Forest in New Hampshire. [ more ]


Faith Formation / Christian Education!

We offer learning opportunities for members and friends of all ages, who seek a deeper understanding of Christian faith. Kelsey DeCarlo, Minister of Faith Formation, Tracy Hoppock and the Faith Formation Committee and all the teachers help create inspiring and formational discipleship opportunities ... [ more ]


Join the Music Ministry of First Church

Come join the Music Ministry at the First United Church of Christ, Congregational in Milford! Come be part of a diverse musical community that includes six dynamic ensembles, a vibrant concert series and many opportunities for you to praise God through music... [ more ]



Summer Beach Services

Summer 2019--Join us at Gulf Beach for Worship! Bring a chair and invite a friend on these Sundays. [ more ]


Summer Worship Schedule

From June 16 through August 18, our Sunday morning Sanctuary service takes place starting at 9:30 AM (instead of 10 AM during the school year).
As always, our Chapel service (located at 18 W Main) begins at 8 AM.
During the summer schedule, we strive to keep 8 AM services to around 35 minutes and 9:30 AM services to 45 minutes.





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