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Welcome to First Congregational Church
United Church of Christ

No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here

We are an active, progressive church community, centered on Jesus’ teachings and God’s love.  We’re glad that you found us and hope that you will visit us soon.

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 Looking Ahead In Worship

September 4, 2016
September 11, 2016

The North Church Beacon

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News & Events

2016 Art Show

First Congregational Church UCC invites the entries of artists wishing to exhibit an original work of art that reflects the show’s theme, Divine Diversity, in its second art show on Saturday, October 8, 2016, 1:00 PM to 4:30 PM.

A panel of judges will award cash prizes in three categories: painting/drawing; photography; other media such as sculpture, stained glass, fabric arts, metal arts. First prize – $300; Second prize – $200; Honorable Mention. There will also be a Visitors’ Choice award of $100. Read more »

Summer Reading List

The Women’s Spirituality Circle has compiled a reading list… Read more »

Vacation Bible School 2016

Vacation Bible School registration is now open and the form is available online! Read more »

Women’s Spirituality Circle

The Women’s Spirituality Circle meets Read more »

Pastors Visiting Patients at Maine Medical Center

On September 1, Maine Medical Center made a major policy change which directly impacts patients in the hospital and pastors who visit them. Pastors no longer have access to a listing of newly admitted patients. Now, the ONLY way your pastors can know if church members/friends are hospitalized is by someone calling the church to let them know. Read more »

 What's Going On

September 1, 2016
September 3, 2016
  • Children's Closet

    When: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Where: Guptill Hall

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  • Soup Kitchen

    When: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Where: Preble Street Soup Kitchen

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September 4, 2016
  • Sanctuary Worship

    When: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
    Where: Sanctuary

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September 5, 2016
September 6, 2016
  • Choir Practice

    When: 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
    Where: Rehearsal Room


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  • A Christian Family: Loving, Welcoming, Serving

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Discovery Center Preschool