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.
Whether you are searching for a church home, or simply seeking to learn about the Christian faith, we welcome you to First Church! [ more ]
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.
August 14th--The evening that Milford's big festival begins, we invite guitar, ukulele players (and other strings) and singers to join us on the front lawn of the church for music that celebrates our land and people... [ more ]
This summer, we have all sorts of wonderful actvities and ministries planned. Join us.
• Summer Kid's Program--Sundays at 9:30 AM worship, starts June 21!
• Thursday, Aug 13: Music w/ Dan Fun Day (Dan's our Music Minister)
• Friday, Aug 14: String, Strum & Sing on the Porch 7PM Woodruff Chapel/Plymouth Building
• Saturday, Aug 15, 10 AM-1 PM: Children's Fair
• Carpenters needed [ more ]
This summer, First UCC Milford will offer a special blessing over something or someone each Sunday (hammers, hearts, bread, etc.). On August 23rd we'll bless children's backpacks before they return to school.
On June 28th, members from First UCC worshiped at First Baptist Church in Milford, our neighbors and an African-American heritage church, to stand in solidarity after the tragic murder of nine members of Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Click on the link to read a description of the experience. [ more ]
June 24 - 30, 2015 - Our Diaconate Chair, Jamie Rude, and Senior Pastor, Rev. Adam, traveled to Cleveland OH in late June for UCC General Synod 30. Follow their journeys in words and pictures here ... [ more ]
June 21-27, 2015 - This year First Church' high school youth group headed to Long Island, working with Friends of Rockaway, to help families still struggling in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. See the blog! [ more ]
On June 30—Milford kids, parents and community-minded helpers from First United Church of Christ and from a local Cub Scout Troop, gathered at Wilcox Park for a service learning project...where the children discovered purple rimmed fungus, tiny bell-shaped flowers, a quiet white-tailed deer and a serious urge to return. [ more ]
On June 3rd, Rev. Christian Watkins joined our staff as Interim Associate Pastor. She quickly got to learn about our youth ministry, as her job includes coordinating the high school youth group that goes on its annual mission trip in late June... [ more ]