Honoring the past,
Celebrating the present,
Leaning into the future.

First Church is celebrating 350 years in 2015 and will kick off our year-long celebration in May!

Join us in worship each Sunday at 10 am in our historic Meetinghouse. All are welcome.

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The regular Sunday Service is at 10 am in the Meetinghouse.

Order of Worship (bulletin) – Sunday, March 1, 2015

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Join us any Sunday at 10 am for worship in our historic MeetinghouseRichard S. DenUyl, Jr. and meet our new Senior Pastor, Rev. Richard DenUyl, Jr.

Watch interview of Rev. DenUyl by It’s Relevant.


  • 10 am Worship Service each Sunday in the Meetinghouse.
  • The Mask You Live In Film Screening: Tuesday, March 3 (inclement weather date: March 31) at Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas, 2 Railroad Ave., Greenwich. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets $10 in advance at http://www.ywcagreenwich.org/events/womens-leadership-seminars. $15 at the door. $5 for 18 and under (film not suitable for children under 13 years). First Congregational Church and First Church Preschool are partnering with the Greenwich YWCA and The Junior League of Greenwich to present this very important new documentary film by Jennifer Siebel Newsome, director of Miss Representation. The Mask You Live In is an exploration of young American masculinity and asks the question, “Are we failing our boys?”
  • Second Hour – Palliative Care Presentation: Sunday, March 8, 11:30 am-12:30 pm in the Lounge. With Dr. Donna Coletti, MD and Director of Greenwich Hospital’s Palliative Care Department. Dr. Coletti will discuss the principles behind palliative care and give an overview of the program at Greenwich Hospital.
  • CPR and AED Refresher Classes: Saturday, March 14, 9:00-10:00 am OR 10:30-11:30 am in the Lounge. This class is for individuals who are already certified in CPR and serves as an excellent opportunity for review and hands-on practice. To sign up for a class or ask questions, please contact Sue Asselin, Parish Nurse at 203-637-1791 ext. 21.
  • Stop Hunger Now Project: Sunday, March 15, following 10:00 am worship (about 11:15 am) in the Daniels Center. Please join us as a volunteer for our meal packaging event. “From your hands to their tummies. Stop Hunger Now!” For more info, call Rev. Mark Montgomery at 203-637-1791 ext. 15.
  • New Member Class: Sunday, March 15, 11:20 am in the Senior Pastor’s office. Interested in learning about joining our church? Then join us for this New Member Class. It will last approximately an hour and a half and will include lunch. During the class, prospective new members will have the opportunity to hear about the history and faith of our denomination, the United Church of Christ, and to learn more about our church. Attending does not obligate you to join but we hope that this time together will strengthen you on the journey of faith. New members will then be received on Sunday, March 22. Child care will be provided at both times. Please feel welcome to join us. If you plan to attend or have any questions, please contact Ginny Breismeister at ginnyb@fccog.org or 203-637-1791 ext. 26 or call the Church Office.
  • Town Hall Meeting: Sunday, March 22,  following 10:00 am Worship Service. First Church will be 350 years old in May 2015! To celebrate and honor this milestone, the 350th Anniversary Committee is planning a year-long series of events, activities and programs. Come hear about the plans and be part of this exciting year in the life of our church. Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present, Leaning into the Future.
  • Bible Study: Sundays, 11:20 am in the Lounge.
  • Hats Off Book Discussion Group: Meets Thursdays, 10:00-11:30 am in the Lounge. New book, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese begins Thursday, March 5.
  • Moms’ Group:  If you have a baby, toddler and/or 2 year old, join us for an opportunity to meet and relax with other moms and their young kids.  The group meets the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month. Next gathering is Friday, February 27, 2015 from 9:30–10:30 am in Room104. For more information, contact Kristen Jacks at kmj33z@yahoo.com or call her at 203-344-1961.
  • Kettle Quilters: Mondays 9 am- 12 noon and Tuesdays 7:30-9 pm in Room 203. All interested in quilting are welcome.
  • Tai Chi: Classes held Wednesdays 8 am and Thursdays 9 am in the auditorium. Only $10/class. Drop-ins are welcome.
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