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!
See our Our 350th Anniversary plans!

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) for 10 am Service –
Sunday, November 29, 2015 – First Sunday of Advent

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10 am Worship Service each Sunday in the Meetinghouse at 108 Sound Beach Ave.

  • Deadline Sunday, December 6: The Giving Tree – sign up to purchase Christmas gifts for those living at H.O.M.E. (Homeworkers Organized for More Employment), the non-profit organization supporting low-income and homeless families in Orland, Maine, or for those living at Pilgrim Towers, a senior residential community in Stamford. Wrapped gifts are due back to the church by December 6. If you would like to give, but won’t be in church these Sundays, contact Mary-Ann Assing at mazalman@aol.com
  • Thursday, November 26 & Friday, November 27: Church is closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Saturday, November 28: Annual Christmas Tree Sale begins. Continues every Saturday (9 am-6:30 pm) and Sunday (11 am-5 pm) through December 13 (or as long as supplies last). PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY! There will also be wreaths, garland, ornaments and accessories! All New Hampshire award-winning trees are fresh-cut the week of Thanksgiving. This year’s sale will benefit the following agencies: Kids in Crisis, Shelter for the Homeless Young Mariners Foundation, Call-A-Ride, UNICEF and Back Country Jazz (music programs for underserved students in Bridgeport). Your tree will keep on giving to those in need long after Christmas is over. Pass the word!
  • Mondays, November 30, December 7 & December 14: Advent Faith Formation Series, A Thrill of Hope: The Christmas Story in Word and Art, 7-8 pm. Click here to sign up or sign up on the easel in the Auditorium or in the Church Office.
  • Sunday, December 6: Advent Craft Fair 3-5 pm in the Daniels Center and Christmas Carol Sing & Dinner 5-7 pm in the Auditorium.
  • Celebrating Greenwich’s 375th Anniversary: Learn more.
  • Caregivers Support Group:  For those who currently are, or recently have been, a caregiver for a family member or friend. The group offers a confidential place where participants can share experiences, learn new information and receive emotional support and comfort from others in similar situations. The group meets on the first Sunday of the month from 11:15 am–12:00 pm in the Binney Conference Room. Dorothy Mueller, FCCOG Stephen Minister and group facilitator can be reached at 203-588-9896 or email dorothymueller1@gmail.com with any questions.
  • Hats Off Book Discussion Group: Meets Thursdays 10:00-11:30 am in the Binney Conference Room. Call Jean Bruder at 203-661-1685 for more information. All welcome.
  • 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. If you would like more information about the group, please contact Kristen Jacks at kmj33z@yahoo.com or 203-344-1961.
  • Kettle Quilters: Mondays 9 am- 12 noon in the Binney Conference Room. 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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Click here for our 2015 Holiday Schedule (see when the church is closed).

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