“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


First Sunday of Lent


 Sunday, March 5, 2017, worship starts at 10:00 AM.  

Our First Sunday of Lent service will be led by Rev. Kevin M. Pleas.

The sermon this week is titled "Happy Are You."

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


ash wed

Ash Wednesday


Wednesday, March 1, 2017, worship starts at 7:00pm.

The Ash Wednesday service will be led by Rev. Dr. Terri Young.

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



Worship This Week



Ash Wednesday Service will be held Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 7:00PM in the Chapel.

Also join us for Worship this Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 10:00AM.

It is the First Sunday of Lent. 

Our Sunday Worship Service will be led by Rev. Kevin M. Pleas.

The sermon is titled "Happy Are You."

   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!

pastors class

Pastor's Class to be announced

Pastor's Class Tuesdays 1-2pm and Wednesdays 6-7pm

Watch for dates for the next series.



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Visitors Guide


Coming into a new church for the very first time can be a daunting experience.  It is difficult to tell just what to expect. Sometimes it almost seems as if churches are speaking a alien language.

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The Mission Statement of FCC

 It is the mission of the First Congregational Church of Manchester, New Hampshire,

to be a worshiping community of faithful, participating Christians,

to reach out to all people, to invite them to engage with the Bible,

to unite with us through the power of the Gospel,

and to share, one and all, in the work of this Church in the Spirit of Jesus Christ.