First Church Newsroom

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

In-Person Worship

Join us for our 8 AM and 10 AM Sunday services in the Sanctuary. The 10 AM service is also being livestreamed.  Beginning June 26th, Worship will be at 8 AM and 9:30 AM with the 9:30 service also being 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 ]

Worship Leaders Needed For In-Person And Online

We are looking for worship leaders and helpers: for the 8 AM and 10 AM Worship (Sanctuary) and the 8 AM and 9:30 AM services beginning June 26. Check [ here ] to review available slots and to sign up.

Parish Post!

June - August 2022 - Read the latest edition of our Church's Newsletter.

Current News

It's Baseball Sunday!!!

Sunday August 14, 8am & 9:30am - So you ask what is baseball Sunday?  It's the best Sunday ever!!! [ more ]

Oyster Festival Parking Lot Fundraiser - Volunteers Needed!!!

Saturday August 20 Church Parking Lot -  Senior Pilgrim Fellowship with First Church folks will run a Mission Trip & Facilities Fundraiser! [ more ]

Ice Cream Stroll

Friday, August 26th at 6:30 PM - You are invited to join your fellow Church members (young and old alike!) for an Ice Cream Stroll starting at the Meetinghouse at 6:30pm on August 26 as we gather to take a stroll over to Scoopy Doo's at 37 Helwig St (Milford Landing Marina). We will enjoy some ice cream and fellowship near the end of the summer season. Sponsored by your Faith Formation Ministry

Acting Church Sexton - Full-Time

Summer 2022 - First United Church of Christ, Congregational seeks a well-skilled, hard-working, team player to become the primary caretaker of its beautiful properties, including the historic meetinghouse.

The position is full-time. Click here for the job description.  You can email your resume to with subject: Attn: Sexton Search Committee. Hard copies of the description are available in the narthex and outside the main office. Thank you for helping us spread the word! [ more ]

Water Trees - Needed - Last weeks in August and September!

Thru Summer 2022 - We need help watering 8 new trees planted at First Church. Consider volunteering for a week, watering 2 to 3 times. Great as a buddy project, a family project, or a solo task.   [ more ]

Make it a No Hunger Summer

Summer 2022 - Help us make it a No Hunger Summer! What to donate? When to donate?   [ 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 ]

Pandemic Parenting

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

Pledge Campaign for 2022

Pledge Sunday! Our Stewardship Ministry offers this letter and commitment cards for you to send in or bring on Pledge Sunday. Or click the 2022 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 ]

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

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 build faith in the Nursery!

Help build faith in the Nursery! Volunteers are always needed, but especially... [ more ]

Sound Healing & Yoga Nidra

Saturday, June 4 - 10am  Kelvin and Ashley offer a holistic approach to relaxation, transforming & healing through sound & mediation [ more ]

Music Celebration Sunday

May 22 - Join us for our Annual Music Celebration Sunday on May 22nd at the 10:00 am Worship Service in the Sanctuary! There will not be an 8:00 am service on this Sunday.

First Church Hosting All In for Milford Community Gathering!

Wednesday, May 18, 2022: 6:00 - 9:00 PM - Join us as First Church host's All In for Milford's Spring Community Gathering!  We will break bread together with a potluck supper, engage with each other in small groups and share collectively on ways to help make the city we love a place where everyone has a place to live, everyone's voice is heard, and we all can thrive! ...more ]

Youth Pilgrim Fellowship

May 15 -  A youth group for 4th and 5th graders and a grownup! [ more ]


Sunday May 15th Please join us for worship on to hear our Bridge Sabbatical pastor Rev. Suzanne Wagner preach. Suzanne will be at coffee hour following the service so take a minute to introduce yourself and give her a warm First Church welcome.

Meetinghouse Chorale Music Concert

May 14th, 4pm  - Join the Meetinghouse Chorale as we present some of the repertoire previously scheduled for March 2020 [ more ]

Holding space for you

After Mass Shooting in Uvalde, Texas -  We hold space for you. We are here for you. more ]

Game Night at First Church!

Do you enjoy board games? [ more ]

Emma Davis Med. Equipment Ministry Good News

January 2022 - Emma Davis Medical Equipment Ministry accepts The Milford Bank Foundation Award! [ more ]

Ash Wednesday

Mar 2, 2022--Ash Wednesday. We will offer imposition of ashes 7-8 AM on the Church Portico (34 West Main Street), and we welcome you to a full service at 6:30 PM in our Main Sanctuary. [ more ]

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Mar. 1, 2022-- Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at 6 PM. Clear out those pantries to prepare for Lent. [ more ]

Homecoming Celebration!!

Check out a video of our Homecoming Celebration! [ more ]

Register for Sunday School

Sunday school begins on September 13th and we are so excited to be learning with you all!!!  [ more ]

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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