First Church Newsroom

Welcome to the First Church Newsroom! Click on any story below to read the full article.

In-Person Worship

During Fall 2021, join us for our 8 AM Sunday services on the back Plymouth Lawn and 10 AM services in the Sanctuary.
For addresses and directions to our buildings and parking lot, click [ more ]

Be the Church from Home

We welcome all to join us in Worship and Service in-person and online at First United Church of Christ in Milford. [ more ]

Music Ensembles Resuming-Youth Music Starting Soon

We have successfully begun ensemble rehearsals, after an 18-month pandemic hiatus.  The Meetinghouse Ringers and Choral Union are already rehearsing and starting Thursday 9/23, the Youth and Junior Choirs will begin rehearsals.   [ more ]

Worship Participants Needed For In-Person And Online

For fall 2021, we are looking for worship participants and helpers: for the 8 AM (back Plymouth lawn) and 10 AM Worship (Sanctuary). Check [ here ] to review available slots and to sign up.

Parish Post!

August - September 2021 - Read the latest edition of our Church's Newsletter.

Current News

Homecoming Celebration!!

Sunday, September 19 - We will be truly blessed to
host our Homecoming Celebration  [ more ]

Worship Banner Planning Meeting

Sunday, September 26, 2021--11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Online and In-Person [ more ]

Can and Bottle Drive

Sunday October 3, 2021 11:00am - 1:30pm Let's Recycle and Redeem Milford while supporting the SrPF Youth Group [ more ]

Come be Part of "Our Town!"

October 2 & 3, 2021
First Church has received an exciting opportunity to support arts in our community. The Milford Arts Council is putting on "Our Town" the first weekend of October at Eisenhower Park. Our Music Minister, Daniel Brownell... [ more ]

Blood Drive

October 19, 2021 8am - 1pm - The American Red Cross URGENTLY needs blood! [ more ]

New Program Year Has Begun!!

Even as we acknowledge some new uncertainties at this stage of the pandemic, we start the new program year in September with high hopes to see each other more face-to-face! [ more ]


From the Trustees- The Steeple

A little over twenty years ago, First Church underwent a series of major renovations. The exterior of our Meetinghouse had a sill plate replaced, the church was painted, and the steeple was rebuilt ... [ more ]

Support our First Church Sunday School

As we host more of our Faith Formation programs in person and outside, we need your help! Support us by volunteering or helping clear our Amazon wish list! [ more ]

Pandemic Parenting

Nobody wrote a manual on how to do this, but God's wisdom can help ... [ more ]

Pledge Campaign 2021

Pledge Sunday! Our Stewardship Ministry offers this letter and commitment cards for you to send in or bring on Pledge Sunday. Or click the 2021 Pledge Commitment button (side) to share your commitment digitally. Thank you for supporting First Church to continue ministering to God's people into the future.   [ more ]

Personalized Bricks for Meetinghouse Walkway

In this new year, we think about our heritage and those who have influenced us and our upbringing. These are people in our lives whether it be friends or family members. We were all brought to God through their teachings and actions. What better way to remember them than through purchasing a brick in their memory which will line the walkway to our beautiful church entrance. [ more ]

Missing out on emails?

Check your spam folder!  We've heard lately that some of our Church family are missing out on our updates! To make sure you receive emails like the EHerald, Parish Post, updates from Faith Formation and Music, check your spam folder and add the senders to your contacts!

Office Hours with Rev. Adam or Rev. Ashley

Want to schedule a visit with Rev. Adam or Rev. Ashley? Each pastor will be available to arrange meetings. They will practice safe distancing in our lovely and spacious Sanctuary. Simply fill out the form so that they can get in touch with you to schedule a time that is convenient for you. Available times include Monday - Thursday mornings or upon special arrangement. How to schedule: 

Support First United Church Of Christ Milford with AmazonSmile

If you're doing any online shopping with Amazon, please support the church! We are registered with AmazonSmile and receive .5% of the price of any eligible purchases you make! Before purchasing, please go to the church's AmazonSmile link - feel free to share the link with your family and friends.

Get Your Copy Of The Upper Room

Are you missing reading your copy of The Upper Room? You can get it! Just email your name and address to or call the Church office at 203-877-4277.  

Recent News

Help fold 2,000 Pride Peace Cranes!!!

Throughout the Summer! - The Peace Cranes are back and help is needed to fold them! [ more ]

Creative Connections

Wednesday, July 28th - 7pm, Zoom; Sunday, August 1st - 11am In Person - Join us for creative time in community. Bring your knitting, crocheting, coloring, sewing, planner, crane-folding....anything! [ more ]

First Church Team Build with Habitat for Humanity

July 23, 2021 First Church is helping Habitat for Humanity build!! [ more ]


Wednesday July 7th - 6:00pm - 7:45pm  Fellowship Hall First Church 101 is intended for people to learn about the church's history, faith, and governance from Rev. Adam and other church leaders.  [ more ]

Vacation Bible Summer - Includes Adult Opportunities!

June - August 2021 - Forget Vacation Bible School, this year we are going to have Vacation Bible Summer, programs for both children as well as adults! [ more ]

First Church 101 (New Members Class)

Sunday, April 25th, Noon-1:45 PM, Zoom
If you want to learn more about the church's faith tradition, ministries, and history, this is the meeting for you! First Church 101 is geared especially to newer participants in our faith community... [ more ]

Women's Retreat

April 24, 2021--Women's Day Retreat to Silver Lake.  Register and join us!  Members and Friends welcome. [ more ]

First Corinthians Bible Study

Sundays, May 16 & 23; June 6—11:30 AM-12:30 PM on Zoom
Rev. Adam facilitates three sessions on Paul's first letter to the church in Corinth.

more ]

Spring Clean Up

April 17, 2021 -- Join us for a Saturday Morning Clean Up of the Church Properties and Grounds. Click to sign up! [ more ]

Resurrection Organ Concert on Youtube!

April 10th, 7pm on Youtube-Join us for a special post-Easter concert featuring our Minister of Music Daniel Brownell, and some wonderful post-Easter favorites... [ more ]

Children's Message Prayers - 4/18

April 18, 2021 - In her 4/18 Children's Message, our Minister of Faith Formation (Kelsey DeCarlo) shared a few prayers with you all. Here they are! [ more ]


Help us deliver palms to 400+ church families! [ more ]

The Jolly Beggars Return (Virtually) to Milford

March 14-21, 2021-Feeling a little down about the prospect of another pandemic-era St. Patrick's Day? Well have no fear, because the Jolly Beggars are (virtually) here! The First UCC Milford Music Ministry is excited to host a virtual performance of this popular Irish band, to raise the St. Patrick's Day spirits of people everywhere. [ more ]

Lenten Labyrinth

Come & Walk! The labyrinth is ready for you; hope that you will visit in the coming weeks. Thank You SrPF, Kaminskis, Patty Weller and our wonderful muscians!  [ more ]

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