FCC

 
 
 

“Welcome to the First Congregational Church of Manchester. It is our purpose

  • -  to GATHER as the people of God in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire
  • -  to GROW together in faith, love and service, through worship and music, through Bible study and prayer, through service and mission
  • - and to GO into the world as disciples and apostles, leading and serving God’s people everywhere.

We are a member of the New Hampshire Conference of the United Church of Christ. Come and join us in worship and service!”

 

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508 Union Street, Manchester, NH 03104


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What's new at First Congregational Church

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Worship This Week

 

Worship this Sunday, May 29th, at 10:00AM 

This is Memorial Day Sunday, and the Second Sunday after Pentecost.

Our Worship Service will be led by Guest Pastor, Rev. Stephen Cushing.

The sermon title for this week is "From Regret to Grace"

   Please see below to view the Sunday Bulletin. Please note the Sunday Bulletin for the upcoming Worship Service on Sundays will be posted by Thursday of each week with the exception of winter holiday weeks: (Thanksgiving and Christmas week). During holiday weeks the Bulletin will be posted online by Tuesday of that week

Download here -- >Sunday Bulletin >

Parking information: While on street parking is somewhat limited, you may use the parking lot on the corner of Amherst and Union Street (This is a courtesy of Devine Millimet Law Firm) or the Phaneuf Funeral Home parking lot on the corner of Hanover and Union. These spaces are only available for our use nights and weekends only. We are so grateful to our good neighbors for making these lots available to us. There are also a few handicap spaces on our driveway, which runs between Hanover and Amherst Streets. A handicap ramp is on our Amherst Street side entrance. We ask all able bodied people to leave the spaces on the driveway for those who need to park close to the building. Thank you!

Please know that you are always invited to a Special Worship Service at First Congregational Church!

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Memorial Day Sunday

  

 Sunday, May 29, 2016, worship starts at 10:00 AMThis is Memorial Day Sunday.

Our Worship Service will be led by guest pastor Rev. Stephen Cushing

   Please know that you are always invited to a Special Worship Service at First Congregational Church! 

 

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Third Sunday after Pentecost

  

 Sunday, June 5, 2016, worship starts at 10:00 AMThis is Third Sunday after Pentecost.

Our Worship Service will be led by Senior Pastor Rev. Kevin Pleas.

The sermon title is "The Stone from Rashid". 

   Please know that you are always invited to a Special Worship Service at First Congregational Church! 

 

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Music Sunday and the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

  

 Sunday, June 12, 2016, worship starts at 10:00 AMThis is Music Sunday and the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost.
Enjoy us for an uplifting service full of music and song orchestrated by Adam Peithmann, our Director of Music Ministeries!

Our Worship Service will be led by Senior Pastor Rev. Kevin Pleas.

The sermon title is "Song of the Soul". 

   Please know that you are always invited to a Special Worship Service at First Congregational Church! 

 

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Mind, Body, Spirit series

How to Celebrate a Life by Rev. Kevin Pleas on Sunday, June 12th

Begin exploring your personal Memorial Service Planning and Living Wills.
This seminar will give you an overview and tools to give you peace of mind.

 Bring your friends and family!

 The public is encouraged to attend!

 Parking information: While on street parking is somewhat limited, you may use the parking lot on the corner of Amherst and Union Street (This is a courtesy of Devine Millimet law firm) or the Phaneuf Funeral Home parking lot on the corner of Hanover and Union. These spaces are only available for our use nights and weekends only. We are so grateful to our good neighbors for making these lots available to us. There are also a few handicap spaces on our driveway, which runs between Hanover and Amherst Streets. A handicap ramp is on our Amherst Street side entrance. We ask all able bodied people to leave the spaces on the driveway for those who need to park close to the building. Thank you!

 

 

 

 

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Fathers Day Sunday and the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

  

Summer worship hours start today at 9:30am!

 Sunday, June 19, 2016, worship starts at 9:30 AMThis is Fathers Day Sunday and the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost.
Celebrate the special man in your life this Sunday!  Enjoy the FCC Men's Quartet's debut performance!

Our Worship Service will be led by Senior Pastor Rev. Kevin Pleas.

The sermon title is "The Unexplored Landscape". 

   Please know that you are always invited to a Special Worship Service at First Congregational Church! 

 

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Donate to First Congregational Church

Click here to reach our secure site to donate to FCC Today!!!

 

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Summer Musicians


 Summer 2016 Musicians at FCC!

All are welcome to enjoy these talented folks during Worship every Sunday at 9:30am!

June 19th – Men’s Quartet:  Allen Pattee, Kevin Pleas, Dave MacGregor, and Bob Ward

June 26th – Laura Parker, Guitar

July 10th – Abby Curtis, Piano

July 17th – Barbara Greenway and Laurel Schneider, vocalists

July 24th – Jay Daly, Trumpet

July 31st – Adam Peithmann, Piano

August 7th – Carol Soucy and Michelle Harrington, vocalists

August 14th – Barbara Papagian, Oboe

August 21st – Terri Pattee, Handbells

August 28th – Bob Ward, Vocalist


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Sign up for VBS!

C h i l d r e n ’ s   M i n i s t r y

 Click here to register for FCC's 2016 Surf Shack Vacation Bible School (VBS)

Monday, June 27th through Thursday, June 30th


Watch for registration opportunities this month during fellowship time in the dining room.  We look forward to all of our children aged 3-14 attending!  This year there is a  special teen program built into VBS for  children who have completed grades 5-8.