Current News & Events

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Can & Bottle Drive

February 17, 2018--Save up those cans & bottles after the Supper Bowl and give them to the Senior Pilgrim Fellowship!   [ more ]

Parents Night Out

Friday, Jan. 26--Parents, Drop those kiddos off with us for a great evening of Sharing Talents and Fun!!!!   [ more ]

January 19, 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 ]

Souper Bowl of Caring

Sunday, Feb. 4--You are in for a treat! Pre-Order your chili or soup now. Your support will help us help others whose homes were damaged or destroyed by hurricane damage.  Thank you! [ more ]

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018--Fellowship Hall of 34 West Main Street, Milford, CT 06460--
$5/person ($20/family limit) 
Time for the annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper, hosted by Confirmation 2 & Men's Ministry Cooks! Sign up here!  [ more ]

Weekly Bulletin - January 14

Janaury 14, 2018 - Second Sunday in Epiphany Worship Bulletin & Announcement Insert. Here's what's happening this week at First Church! [ more ]

Weekly Bulletin - January 7

Janaury 7, 2018 - First Sunday in Epiphany Worship Bulletin & Announcement Insert. Here's what's happening this week at First Church! [ 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 ... [ more ]

Weekly Bulletin - December 24

December 24, 2017 - Christmas Eve Worship Bulletin & Announcement Insert. Here's what's happening this week at First Church! [ more ]

Longest Night Service

Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 - Join us at 6:30 PM at Woodruff Chapel, 18 West Main Street for our annual Longest Night Service which acknowledges that, for many people, Christmas is a time of loneliness, sorrow, alienation, sadness. This service offers a way for people to claim those feelings and still feel surrounded by the compassionate love of God. [ more ]

Weekly Bulletin - December 17th

December 17, 2017 - Third Sunday in Advent Bulletin Insert. Here's what's happening this week at First Church! [ more ]

Candlelight Carol Service!

December 17, 2017 at 4:00 PM - We hope you will come out and join us for a true treasure of the Milford Christmas season. The Candlelight Carol Service is a multi-decade running Christmas tradition ... [ more ]

Weekly Bulletin - December 10th

December 10, 2017 - Second Sunday in Advent Bulletin Insert. Here's what's happening this week at First Church! [ more ]

Christmas Pageant and White Gift Ministry

December 10, 2017  - Join us for Sunday Worship at 10:00 AM for our annual Christmas Pageant and White Gift Ministry! Please note there will be no 8:00 AM service

Weekly Bulletin - December 3rd

December 3, 2017 - First Sunday in Advent Bulletin Insert. Here's what's happening this week at First Church! [ 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 ]

White Gift Mission Under Way!

December 2, 2017 - During the seasons of Advent and Christmas, we prepare our hearts for the miraculous gift of Christ. Having received of this gift; we hope to share God's love with others. The Giving Trees are up! Only a few ornaments are left, decorating the trees in Fellowship Hall. the Narthex and the Chapel Narthex. On each ornament you will find the Christmas wishes of a girl or boy in our area whose family needs our help this season!  The White Gift Mission Team asks the members and friends of First Church to ... [ more ]

Holiday Craft Fair and Cookie Sale!

December 2-3, 2017 - Join us in Fellowship Hall Saturday 9 AM-3 PM or Sunday 9 AM-12 PM for Christmas Crafts & more. Cookie Sale will be in classrooms on First Floor. The Basket Raffle winners will be announced at 11:15 am on Sunday. Come shop in Fellowship Hall at all the tables. You'll find wonderful gift ideas for Grandma and Grandpa, School teachers. neighbors, Mom and Dad. friends and your ... [ more ]

Weekly Bulletin - November 29th

November 26, 2017 - Weekly Bulletin Insert. What's happening this week at First Church. [ 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 ]

November 2017 Parish Post

November 1, 2017 - First Church Newsletter for November 2017. A full month of whats happening in our Congregation. [ 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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