This Week at First Church: Children, Teen and Family Ministries

THIS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25th (see below for Upcoming Events, Teen Happenings, and Kids' Choirs) @10AM Our children were dismissed to the Chapel, our PK-8th grade concluded their unit on 'Four Friends', which focuses on the community of 'friendship' as seen in this beautiful story in Luke 5 where four people bring their paralytic friend to

Adult Education Committee to Offer Wednesday Evening Lenten Series

  Wednesdays at 6:00 pm with soup and bread.            “Exile: From the Babylonian Exile to the Present.”       Feb. 28: Dut Malek will talk about his experience, leaving Sudan for Egypt, and then to the United States.  The new refugee family may join us as well.    March 7,

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

February 2018 Newsletter

To view the February 2018 edition of our newsletter, The Landmark, please click here 2018FebruaryLandmark .

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. 

Working Toward a Green Guilford Green by Jon Leckerling

Working Toward a Green Guilford Green by Jon Leckerling   First Congregational Church Guilford already had its Connecticut Conference Level 3 Green Church designation thanks to the hard work of its long time Environmental Ministry Team leaders, Bob Leete and Ray Jones.  That meant new gas fired furnaces, LED light fixtures, energy audit improvements and

A Very Happy New Year From First Church Guilford!

    OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE AND SERVE December Food Collection on Sunday, December 3 – we have a food collection on the first Sunday of every month with the donations given to the Guilford Food Bank, the Community Dining Room in Branford, or Christian Community Action. Please bring non-perish-able food items to worship and place

First Church Welcomes New Members

First Church Welcomes New Members Nov. 12th       David & Pam               Elanor   Cara & Steve       David & Jane   Andrea     Teresa   Wendy  

“Why You May Want To Try Church Again” by John Pavlovitz 10/24/17

The following is part of John's October 24th blog where he describes his weekend with us.   "This weekend I was invited by a Connecticut church to host several conversations on faith, politics, and the bigger table over the course of three days. Because of the disparate audience the blog has found, many people who