Open and Affirming

The First Congregational United Church of Christ believe that people of all sexual orientations share the worth that comes from being unique individuals created by God.

Open and Affirming in the UCC

Just Peace

Justice and Witness Ministries Vision is a just, compassionate and peaceful world that honors all of God's creation.

Justice and Witness Ministries

God is Still Speaking

God is Still Speaking is our proclamation to our community. It is our way of spreading the message of God's extravagant welcome.

The Stillspeaking Ministry

No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here.

Here at the United Church of Christ.

Latest Posts

Easter Reflection

Happy Easter!  Christ is Risen! Mark 16:1-8 Alleluia! Christ is risen, Indeed! But at the beginning of today’s Resurrection scripture, we meet Mary Magdalene; Mary, the mother of James and Salome grieving the loss of their friend and teacher, and on their way to anoint Jesus’ body. They find a empty tomb and an angel […]

Reflection March 29

Mark 11:1-11 Jesus rides a colt into Jerusalem where there are two kinds of crowds to greet him – those cheering ‘Hosanna!” and those calling for his death. Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Jesus’ Passion. His real identity is about to be revealed. He is the Messiah and this is the week life turns […]

Reflection March 22

Jeremiah 31:31-35 “I will write my covenant on their hearts.” “I will forgive them.” God seeks to bring hope out of despair, even God’s own despair over the actions of the people. God is with those who suffer, and the people hearing Jeremiah’s prophesy are suffering and in despair. They are exiled and without hope. […]

Reflection Mar 15

Numbers 21:4-9 We can probably identify with the Israelites in the desert as they faced moments of despair, surrounded by a dangerous wilderness. They don’t like the food. They become impatient with God and with Moses. Biting serpents get their attention, and they are encouraged to confront their fears – their impatience and inner despair […]

Reflection March 8

Psalm 19 This psalm reminds us that the ancient Israelites might have understood God’s teachings about creation (verses 1-6) and law (verses 7-14) as the same. For example, the psalmist calls God “rock” and “redeemer” in verse 14.  How does that affect our understanding of God’s creation and God’s law today?  Creator God desires for […]

Many Lights Theatre

Many Lights Theatre, located twice each year in the church, is a community of theatre artists who are committed to the quality production of plays that make a difference.