First Church in the News

2020
March 27-28: Rev. Patrick was interviewed this week by various news outlets and reporters. Click HERE for NEWS12CT interview and play Patrick’s WGCH interview:

Ashes-to-Go, Greenwich Time coverage, February 27, 2020
Rev. Patrick Collins installation as Senior Pastor coverage by Greenwich Time, February 24, 2020
Rev. Patrick Collins installation, Greenwich Magazine coverage, February 23, 2020

The Rummage Room is once again mentioned as top thrift shop in Greenwich, Thrifting: The New Trend, Greenwich Sentinel, January 31, 2020

2019
A look at our commitment to Neighbor to Neighbor, a non-profit we support regularly
Open House and Rededication, September 2019

2018
Photos: Live nativity highlights FCCOG kids Christmas Eve, Greenwich Time, 12/24/2018

Photos: Christmas Tree and Wreath Sale begins at FCCOG, Greenwich Time, 11/25/2018

Photos: Trunk or Treat Halloween Event in Old Greenwich, Greenwich Time, 10/20/2018

Trunk or Treat Comes to First Congregational Church, Greenwich Free Press, 10/13/2018

Brownie Scout troop helps plant flags for vets, Greenwich Sentinel, 05/25/2018

Good Friday Cross Walk, Greenwich Time, 3/30/2018

Greenwich church members heading to NYC march, Greenwich Time, 3/23/2018

2017
Progressive Greenwich pastor, Greenwich Time, 11/27/2017

Craft Fair Brings Maine Crafts to Old Greenwich, Greenwich Sentinel, 11/15/2017

First Congregational Church Partners With Inspirica on Affordable Housing Project, Greenwich Patch, 10/21/2017

First Church Preschool Launches New Nature Classroom, Greenwich Patch, 9/20/2017

‘Homecoming Sunday’ Celebrates New Campus Plan at First Church, Greenwich Sentinel, 9/7/2017

Rummage Room to donate opening sales proceeds to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Greenwich Time, 9/5/2017

First Church to Celebrate “Patriotic Sunday” on July 2, Greenwich Patch, 7/2/2017

Spring Festival of the Arts, Greenwich Time, 5/19/2017

Kangarlou Talks on the Syrian Crisis, ‘Art of Hope’, Greenwich Sentinel, 5/4/2017

First Congregational Church has new associate pastor, Greenwich Time, 4/30/2017

Easter Sunrise Beach Service at Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich Time, 4/16/2017

Photos: Good Friday Youth Group Cross Walk in OG, Greenwich Time, 4/14/2017

Neighborhood Notes: . . . Old Greenwich, (Rabbi Bruce Freyer speaks on Afghanistan), Greenwich Time, 2/25/2017

Sunday Afternoons Live Concert in Old Greenwich, (Violinist Edita Orlinyte), Greenwich Time, 2/23/2017

Alma Rutgers: Refugees Welcomed in Greenwich, Greenwich Time, 2/12/2017

Researcher: Spirituality Innate in Children, (Dr. Lisa Miller, Columbia University), Greenwich Time, 1/22/2017

2016

Christmas Eve at First Congregational Church, Greenwich Time, 12/22/2016
Christmas Eve Family Service photos, Greenwich Time, 12/24/2016

Singers sought for Old Greenwich Messiah performance, Greenwich Time, 11/25/2016

Christmas Tree, Wreath and Roping Sale to Benefit Local Charities, Greenwich Time, 11/22/2016

Annual H.O.M.E. Craft Fair at First Congregational Church Auditorium, Greenwich Free Press, 11/8/2016

Greenwich’s First Congregational Church holds Christian/Muslim dialog, Greenwich Time, 10/1/2016

Old Greenwich’s Rummage Room reopens after vacation, Greenwich Time, 8/17/2016

Annual Summer Sings performance in Old Greenwich, Greenwich Time, 8/1/2016

First Congregational Church Youth Group Cross Walk, Greenwich Time, 3/25/2016

Time capsule unearthed from First Congregational Church, Greenwich Time, 3/15/2016

Homeless Encampment comes to Old Greenwich, Greenwich Time, 2/27/2016

First Congregational Church Youth Group holds talent show, Greenwich Time, 1/28/2016

2015

Christmas tree sales return to Greenwich church, Greenwich Time, 11/27/2015

First Church celebrates its 350th Founder’s Day (with an “Old Tyme” service and a lobster roll lunch), Greenwich Free Press, 7/22/2015

First Congregational Church of Greenwich: The Oldest Church in Town Turns 350!, Greenwich Free Press, 5/7/2015

First Congregational Church of Greenwich Easter sunrise service at Greenwich Point Park, Greenwich Time, 4/5/2015

2014

The First Congregational Church of Greenwich Sails in a New Direction, Greenwich Free Press, 10/25/2014