Children, Teen and Family Activities: This Week At First Church

THIS SATURDAY, 4/28 LIFE TRANSITIONS FAIR, 4/28: From 9:30am to 12:30pm in Fellowship Hall this Saturday, all are welcome to gather for snacks, conversation, and panel discussions on practical aspects of retirement, health care, and planning a Memorial Service. This is designed for those who are in retirement, are care-givers, and all who will make

A Buddhist/Christian View of Life & Death: A Film & Discussion on May 7th

Bob Kaku Gunn, an activist, ordained UCC Minister, Sotos Zen Buddhist priest and faculty member at Union and New York Theological Seminaries. Bob will be presenting his film, One Body, One Heart, showing his unique j journey following his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer in 2015.  Now in remission, he is sharing his intimate experience with us on

Rep. Sean Scanlon Talks About His Involvement with Pilgrim Fellowship!

"There is no doubt in my mind that joining Pilgrim Fellowship and going on two mission trips changed my life. Those trips opened my eyes and introduced me to the experiences of those trapped in poverty or those who lost everything to natural disaster. Through PF I was able to realize how truly important helping

Pilgrim Fellowship Gathers For Tool Training Time

76 Members of Pilgrim Fellowship gathered in Fellowship Hall on Sunday evening, April 08th to learn the basics of electric tools that they will using in Johnstown, PA.  The group, along with 25 adult sponsors, will be working with local ministries to repair homes, support churches and contribute to local working farms.    

The Congregation of First Church Blesses the members of Pilgrim Fellowship

At the end of the 10am service on April 08th, the Rev. Dr. Ginger Brasher-Cunningham, along with the entire congregation of First Church, blessed the 76 members of Pilgrim Fellowship that will be traveling on a work/mission trip to Johnstown, PA, April 14-21.  The non-denominational group of Guilford High School Students, along with 25 adult

First Church Held Two Easter Sunday Services in the Sancruary

First Church held two Festival Services in the Sanctuary on Easter Sunday Morning. The early service at 9am was followed by an Egg Hunt on the Church Lawn and Fellowship/Refreshments in Fellowship Hall.  A second service was held at 11:00am.  We hope you had a wonderful Easter. Christ Has Risen!  He has Risen Indeed!

First Church Celebrates Palm Sunday 2018

The Church is decorated for Palm Sunday. Church Members await meeting St. Andrews and St. George on the Guilford Green   The Service Begins!   Several Hundred Gather for Palm Sunday Service.   Pastor Ginger, with Palm in hand, offers a prayer. Becky Stambaugh, Director of Children & Family Ministries offers a word with our

First Church Guilford Assists in Resettling an Afghan Family of Three

 Shoreline Interfaith Refugee Resettlement (SHIRR) co-sponsor group of volunteers from Temple Beth Tikvah and First Congregational Church, in partnership with Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS), are thrilled that January 31, 2018 we welcomed a family of three from Afghanistan to their apartment in Branford. The parents and their 2 ½ year old son are

First Church “Throws The Switch” on Tuesday, Jan. 09th at 1pm!

Working toward a greener Guilford Green First Congregational Church of Guilford Solar Array Energization 110 Broad Street, Guilford, CT The Guilford Green just got greener.  At 1pm on Tuesday, January 9th, the First Congregational Church Guilford (FCCG) energized its new 23 kiloWatt solar array, which will provide 100% of the church building’s annual electricity needs.