At First Church, Milford, we believe that God is Still Speaking and hopes we are still listening!
We offer learning opportunities for members and friends of all ages, who seek a deeper understanding of Christian scripture and tradition and a community in which to explore their faith.
Kelsey Gamble (Minister of Faith Formation), Tracy Hoppock, and the Faith Formation Committee and all the teachers help create inspiring and formational discipleship opportunities.
With the use of bible stories, prayers, music, multi-media resources, creative media and class interaction, we are able to grow in Christ's love, to discern our gifts, and to listen for God's individual and collective call.
Christian nurture and formation begin with our Nursery, Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and Confirmation programs, supported by over 50 teachers and helpers. [ more ]
For Youth and Teens
Our junior high (JPF) and senior high (SrPF) youth ministries continue building Christian identity through service, fellowship and shared experience of God's call. [ more ]
Discipleship does not stop once we reach adulthood. First Church's Adult Christian Education opportunities include weekly Bible Studies, Sunday Second Hour Programs, Lenten Bible studies, Couples Programs, Book Studies, Parent and Advisor Training Programs, Retreats, volunteer leadership and more. [ more ]
The Faith Formation Committee, chaired by Tracy Hoppock, works all year to provide opportunities for faithful learning and formation to all ages of First Church's membership and friends. We believe that our ministries need to be current and applicable to those whom we serve, which means that we continue to evaluate and craft plans according to the lived experiences of the children, youth and adults of our church. We offer programs, studies, events and retreats for church members and friends who seek a deeper understanding and practice of our Faith ... [ more ]
Teachers & Advisors
We encourage all generations of our congregation to be actively involved in the Christian Education and Formation of our children. Our Sunday School Leadership Teams consist of adults and youth from the congregation. Sunday School teachers share Bible stories and their own stories with our children, giving them the language and assurance to build their own faith understanding. Some high school students, including our confirmands, assist in the classes; their presence and excitement give a powerful witness to the children and the whole church family. [ more ]
VOLUNTEERS! God is Still Speaking! which means we are still listening for those who feel called to help in our Faith Formation Ministries as we look to Fall 2017! We continue to welcome persons in the congregation who feel called to serve our children and youth through the Sunday School program, Nursery, and Youth Programs... [ more ]
First United Church of Christ
34 West Main Street
Milford, CT 06460
All are welcome at First Church! As an inclusive community of God's children, we affirm the radical welcome and hospitality of the United Church of Christ; No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here!
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