First Church Newsroom

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In-Person Worship

Join us for our 8 AM and 10 AM Sunday services. 8 AM worship is in the Chapel at 18 West Main St and the 10 AM is held in the Sanctuary at 34 West Main Street in Milford. The 10 AM service is also livestreamed.   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 ]

Parish Post!

March 2023  - Read the latest edition of our Church's Newsletter.

Current News

On This Rock: Peter and the Good News Reading List

Click on this article for a pdf of On This Rock readings. [ more ]

World Water Day - March 22!

March 22 - World Water Day! "Everyone can do their part to reverse the degradation of water sources. Every human on earth — even the most indifferent, laziest person among us — can be part of the solution. Fortunately, there are some easy things we can adopt into our routines that, if we all do it, will make a big difference." [ more ]

The Potato Soup Fundraiser

Saturday, March 11, 2023 - Join the Senior High Youth as they host The Potato Soup Sale. This event benefits the Senior High Youth Group's June Work Trip to Deep Roots, Inc in Maryland, who works to end homelessness. Come and enjoy wonderful soup as you support community at the St. Patrick's Day Parade! [ more ]

Change 2 Fill the Pantry Lenten Project

Lent 2023--Our Lenten Project supports our Food Pantry Ministry and gives each one a chance to think about how God wants us to live. Pick up your Change 2 Fill the Pantry container at church!  [ more ]

Do Good Friday

Friday April 7 - 9 am -11 am Join us on Good Friday for Do Good Friday!  [ more ]

From This Rock-a-Thon 2023

Saturday, February 18 to Sunday, February 19 - THANK YOU TO ALL WHO SUPPORTED US!! Youth rocked to benefit organizations trying to end homelessness. [ more ]

Exploring Participation in First Church Milford

Monday, Feb. 27th, 6-8 PM
Saturday, March 11th, 9-11:15 AM

Where can you find a congregation that offers vibrant programs and worship, has a long-standing heritage, and is truly open and affirming to all?
First Church Milford has active ministries of outreach and for people of all ages, especially children and youth... [ more ]

Easter Egg Donations Needed!!

Faith Formatinon is in need of donations to fill eggs for the annual Easter Egg Scramble.  If you can help, please drop off candy or toys to the church no later than April 2nd.  Thank you in advance for your donation! [ more ]

Silver Lake Summer Camp Scholarship

Apply for a First Church scholarship through the Faith Formation Ministry to Silver Lake [ more ]

Pledge Campaign for 2023

From This Rock, Stewardship Campaign 2023 begins! We worship, We pray, We dream, We grow! And we hope that you'll take some time with us to reflect on thanksgiving from 2022, and to imagine with us how God is calling and equipping us for 2023! We offer this letter and a commitment card. Thank you for supporting First Church to continue ministering to God's people from this rock! [ more ]

Deadly earthquake strikes Turkey/Syria border, UCC delegation in Europe connects with partners to respond

March 2, 2023 - Rev. Thompson shared this prayer: "God of grace and mercy, there are many who are suffering loss today. Around the world and in our communities we are mourning. Today we come holding in our prayers our siblings in Turkey and Syria who are still searching and rescuing survivors and victims of this earthquake. Be present with these families and communities during this time of crisis and need. Be a source of strength and comfort through these days ahead. Help us to be present on behalf of those in need. We pray in Jesus' name. Amen." Read more. A link to giving to the relief effort is also included at the end of the article on the United Church of Christ site.  [ 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 ]

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!

Support First United Church Of Christ Milford with AmazonSmile

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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

ShopWithScrip- Gift cards

Now Easier than Ever!-- Buy or order gift cards to stores you already go to at face value in the Narthex before service or at coffee hour! Check or cash only. [ more ]

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