Current News

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February 16, 2018 E-Herald

Our weekly E-Herald newsletter update provides a full listing of headline news and upcoming events through Sunday of the following week ... [ more ]


Lenten Readings & "Now" Reflections

February-March 2018--Lent begins. On Ash Wednesday we marked foreheads and hands with ashes. This helps us remember that we are dust and to dust we shall return. Meanwhile, we live now. Now is the time to dust off the scripture and read it in today's context. Read and Reflect with Rev. Adam and Rev. Ashley each day of Lent. [ more ]


Upcoming Events


Simply Smiles Adult Service Trip Informational Webinar

Trip May 12-19--This is a powerful opportunity for adults.  Speak with Rev. Ashley if you have questions. [ more ]


A Good Book--Before We Were Yours

February 26--Join us for our next Book Discussion at Panera at 7 PM.  Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate...more. [ more ]


67 Prospect Street updates

Here you'll be able to find updates about the Prudden property (a.k.a. David L. Baldwin house, 67 Prospect St., Milford) and ways to lovingly speak to people involved in the decisions that will determine the future of the building and land. [ more ]


Recent News


JPF Peace-Filled Rock-A-Thon

February 17, 11AM - February 18, 11 AM--Our Junior Pilgrim Fellowship will rock in rocking chairs for 24 hours straight to help support Milford Healthcare, West Haven Animal Shelter, to sponsor Spring Mission efforts, and support scholarships for Silver Lake.  Read more about this event!  [ more ]


Resolution Encouragement Groups

January 7, 2018 - Did you know people are more likely to stick with their New Year's resolutions if they share them? It's part of the power of community and connections! First UCC Milford invites you to find some support and accountability in this faith community! Sign up to join an R.E. Group during coffee hour or email revadam@firstchurchofmilford.org ... [ more ]


December/January Parish Post

December 1, 2017 - First Church Newsletter for Decemeber 2017/January 2018. A full month of whats happening in our Congregation ... [ more ]


The Healing Process in Houston

November 3, 2017 - New York Times journalist Manny Fernandez shares about the the ongoing process of recovery in Houston, after the trauma of Harvey. This is where our Youth Group hopes to serve on our next mission trip. And this community in Houston is why we are hosting the Hurrican Relief Project on Nov. 11-12. [ more ]


Fall 2017 Brochure of Events & Ministries

This brochure provides our faith community with a reference for the many events and ministries of this season ... [ more ]


Residents Gather in Prayer for Las Vegas Victims

Oct. 4, 2017--Jill Dion of the Milford Mirror writes about her experience at the Contemplative Healing Service.  "About 30 people gathered at the First Church of Christ in downtown Milford Wednesday evening to pause and share their grief following the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday." [ more ]


Home Is Where the Heart Is: Hurricane Relief Project

Nov. 11-12--First UCC Youth Groups--helping hurricane victims get home!  How you can help: Sponsor Building Materials & Cleanup Supplies; Come & Learn about the massive need; Support our service trip!   [ more ]


Milford Food 2 Kids

Have you ever seen a hungry kid? Ask a school teacher.  We will fill the gap, the gap between Friday and Monday, when many children may not know if and how much food will be available to them.  We are delivering individual bags of food to some of Milford's children who could use a little more food secruity ... [ more ]


ShopWithScrip- Gift cards

Now Easier than Ever!-- Buy or order gift cards to stores you already go to at face value in the Narthex before service or at coffee hour! Check or cash only. [ more ]





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