“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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Worship This Week


Worship this Sunday, October 23rd, at 10:00AM.

It is the Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost.

This is Stewardship Dedication Sunday.

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

The sermon title for this week is "Go Buy a Field"

   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!


The Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost



Sunday, October 23, 2016, worship starts at 10:00 AMThis is the Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost.

This is Stewardship Dedication Sunday.

Our  Worship Service and Baptism at 10am will be led by Senior Pastor, Rev. Kevin M. Pleas.

The sermon title is "Go Buy a Field."

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



Bible Study

Bible Study Tuesdays 1-2pm and Wednesdays 6-7pm

September 27th-November 9th

Follow the journeys of Paul, beginning with his dramatic conversion, as he spread the Gospel through modern-day Greece and Turkey. Travel to the early church sites and explore Paul’s conversations with the Romans, Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians. In this seven-week study, you are invited to experience faith through Christ’s greatest teacher and missionary.



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"Four Hands and Four Feet" Organ Duet Concert on Sunday, November 6th

"Four Hands and Four Feet"

Sunday, November 6th at 4pm

Music Director, Adam Peithmann and Guest Organist John Allegar in Concert!

Experience organ music as you've never heard it...from two extremely talented professional organists!  

This is a fun-filled event featuring notable works such as Richard Wagner’s “Ride of the Valkyries”, John Philip Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever”, and a medley of themes from the movie “Star Wars.” 

A free-will offering will be taken to offset the cost of the concert. 

Invite your friends and family to this one of a kind performance!


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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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