2016 Mission Trip Blog!



PEACE CAMP 2016 Review




Confirmation 2016


A trip to The Hotspot Glass Studio


All Are Welcome at First Church!

Welcome to the First United Church of Christ in Milford, Connecticut, an historic and inclusive community of God's children.

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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.


2016 Mission Trip Blog

Catch up on what our high school youth group did on its Mission Trip to San Marcos, TX! With 25 youth and 11 advisors, we have quite a group (and never a dull moment). [ more ]


First Church Honors Phyllis Mullins

June 26, 2016--Phyllis Mullins, First Church's Office Administrator, retired at the end of June.  We celebrated her ministry and administration on June 26th during our worship time, followed by a lovely reception.  We were so glad that Phyllis' family and friends could join us on the special occasion. [ more ]


Milford Food 2 Kids

SUMMER PREP for School Year 2016-17 -- Have you ever seen a hungry kid? There are hungry children in Milford, CT.  We--Food 2 Kids--will fill the gap; the gap between Friday and Monday, when many children may not know if, how much or when food will be available to them. We are delivering individual bags of food to some of Milford's children who could use a little more food secruity. Join us to feed them! [ more ]


Peace Camp 2016 Review

June 13-17, 2016 - Our week of peace-making, skill building and creative expression offered our campers, youth volunteers, helpers and adult leaders a timely immersion into Peace Culture. We deconstructed PEACE to arrive at daily themes. Each day these themes played out in Team Building and Problem Solving, Yoga Sessions, Creativity through Art and Creativity through Food. The small group time with campers and youth counselors incorporated these themes and relationship building ... [ more ]


Candlelight Vigil of Remembrance and Peace

Monday, June 13, 2016 - In the wake of the tragedy in Orlando, the First United Church of Christ  hosted a Candlelight Prayer Vigil of Remembrance and Peace.  We began by honoring our Muslim brothers and sisters as they broke their Ramadan Fast at sunset in our Sanctuary. The vigil then moved to the front steps and lawn of our Church with a candlelight service ... [ more ]


Sunday School Celebration June 5 & Update Reg for next year.

June 5--our children & teachers will share the wonderful things they have learned this year.  Come to support them!  Parents are welcome to pre-register for next year or simply update their child's information for next year.  Read more about our Summer Kids' Program. [ more ]


Why do I sit in the balcony (at church)

Check out David Gregory's latest poem!  Great lessons and reminescing for our church community.  [ more ]


Weddings at First UCC Milford

First UCC Milford has been the picturesque setting for countless religious wedding ceremonies over the years. Between the beautiful simplicity of the Sanctuary to its proximity to the Duck Pond waterfall and downtown, our church provides a memorable place to get married. Our pastors and wedding coordinators... [ more ]


Book study: Wed., July 13--Reclaiming Conversation

On Wednesday, July 13th, starting at 7 PM in the church's library, First Church will hold its first of three book study sessions on Sherry Turkle's Reclaiming Conversation. Rev. Adam will facilitate discussin on pages 19-93 (chapters 2-4). All are welcome; a couple more copies of the book are available to borrow from the church.


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