First Church Newsroom

Welcome to the First Church Newsroom! Click on any story below to read the full article.

In-Person Worship

Join us for our 8 AM and 10 AM Sunday services in the Sanctuary at 34 West Main Street in Milford. The 10 AM service is also being livestreamed. 
For addresses and directions to our buildings and parking lot, click [ more ]

Be the Church from Home

We welcome all to join us in Worship and Service in-person and online at First United Church of Christ in Milford. [ more ]

Parish Post!

November 2022 - Read the latest edition of our Church's Newsletter.

Advent at First Church!

Visit our Living Room - click through and explore what is happening this Advent at First Church! [ more ]

Current News

Christmas Eve and Day Worship

Join us at 4:00 PM or 9:00pm on Saturday, December 24th in the Sanctuary for Christmas Eve Worship! [ more ]

First Church 101: Fall 2022 Dates & RSVP

Monday, November 7th, 6-8 PM--Fellowship Hall
Saturday, December 3rd, 5-7 PM--Start in Fellowship Hall, go up to church library
Free pizza dinner and free childcare available for both evenings (but need advance RSVP)
First Church 101 is the two-hour session that explains the church's history, faith... [ more ]

Daily Advent activity

As we begin the season of Advent at the end of November, enjoy this resource created by our Minister of Faith Formation.  Click HERE for a daily activity that you can do during Advent [ more ]

White Gift Ministry

The White Gift Ministry at First Church has been a well of joy for countless recipients and givers over the years. This year we pause to share our gratitude for those who have helped bring this program to local children and families. You are a rock of faithfulness! [ more ]

Pledge Campaign for 2023

From This Rock, Stewardship Campaign 2023 begins! We worship, We pray, We dream, We grow! And we hope that you'll take some time with us to reflect on thanksgiving from 2022, and to imagine with us how God is calling and equipping us for 2023! We offer this letter and a commitment card. Thank you for supporting First Church to continue ministering to God's people from this rock! [ more ]

Parents Night Out

Dec. 3, 2022- Enjoy an evening out while we watch the kiddos! more ]

Remembering Sandy Hook - 10 years later

December 14, 2022-We gather to remember those who were killed at Sandy Hook 10 years ago. All are welcome to witness with us and hold the light for a bright future, where gun violence does not prevail.  [ more ]

Give the Gift of Good Works: Time to Share 2022

Give the "gift of good works" this holiday season to Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner hosts, coworkers, or those family members who are oh-so-difficult to buy for [ more ]

Longest Night Service

Join us on Wednesday, December 21st at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary [ more ]

Christmas Candlelight Carol Service

December 18, 2022--Join us for a Christmas Candlelight Carol Service! [ more ]

Cookie Walk

December 18, 2022- Following our Candlelight Carol Service, we invite you to the Cookie Walk, hosted by SrPF & Outreach! [ more ]


From the Trustees- The Steeple

A little over twenty years ago, First Church underwent a series of major renovations. The exterior of our Meetinghouse had a sill plate replaced, the church was painted, and the steeple was rebuilt ... [ more ]

Missing out on emails?

Check your spam folder!  We've heard lately that some of our Church family are missing out on our updates! To make sure you receive emails like the EHerald, Parish Post, updates from Faith Formation and Music, check your spam folder and add the senders to your contacts!

Support First United Church Of Christ Milford with AmazonSmile

If you're doing any online shopping with Amazon, please support the church! We are registered with AmazonSmile and receive .5% of the price of any eligible purchases you make! Before purchasing, please go to the church's AmazonSmile link - feel free to share the link with your family and friends.

Get Your Copy Of The Upper Room

Are you missing reading your copy of The Upper Room? You can get it! Just email your name and address to or call the Church office at 203-877-4277.  

Recent News

Soup Lunch & Sabbatical Presentation

Sunday, November 13th, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM, Fellowship Hall (34 W. Main)
Now that Revs. Ashley and Adam have both returned from their renewal sabbatical time, we get to celebrate our reunion! To RSVP for the event and get important details, click [ more ]

Women's Fellowship Autumn Event!

Saturday, October 22 and Sunday, October 23 - Come and browse and do some pre-holiday shopping [ more ]


Saturday October 8 - 8:00am-12Noon - Help fill First Church's Food Pantry by donating any non-perishable food and/or supplies.  Items can be dropped off at the  Church Parking Lot -- 46 West Main St., Milford, CT.

Benefit Concert (Gunn Street Revival band)

Friday, September 23, 6:30 PM
FIrst Church Sanctuary, 34 West Main Street, Milford, CT
Back by popular demand, Gunn Street Revival will be playing at First Church as a benefit Milford Adaptive Programs, such as Camp Happiness.... [ more ]


Sunday September 18 -  Join with your First Church family for some fun and good food. [ 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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