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During Fall 2021, join us for our 8 AM Sunday services on the back Plymouth Lawn and 10 AM services in the Sanctuary.
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.
August - September 2021 - Read the latest edition of our Church's Newsletter.
Sunday, September 19 - We will be truly blessed to
Worship Banner Planning Meeting
Sunday, September 26, 2021--11:30 AM-12:30 PM
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
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 ]
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: https://forms.gle/dgTVhV2h16fS1SD76.
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 https://smile.amazon.com/ch/06-0662116 - 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Church office at 203-877-4277.
Help fold 2,000 Pride Peace Cranes!!!
Throughout the Summer! - The Peace Cranes are back and help is needed to fold them! [ more ]
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 ]
FIRST CHURCH 101 (NEW MEMBERS' CLASS)
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
First Corinthians Bible Study
Sundays, May 16 & 23; June 6—11:30 AM-12:30 PM on Zoom
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 ]
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 ]
First United Church of Christ
34 West Main Street
Milford, CT 06460
All are welcome at First Church! As an inclusive community of God's children, we affirm the radical welcome and hospitality of the United Church of Christ; No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!
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