To see and hear an inspirational sermon, please click below.
10/7/18, Rev. Pleas – A Feast For All People
9/30/18, Rev. Pleas – God’s Work, Our Hands
9/23/18, Barbara Papagian – From Last to First
9/16/18, Rev. Pleas – What’s My Line?
9/9/18, Rev. Pleas – The Living Church
9/2/18, Rev. Pleas – Finding Delight in Action
8/26/18, Rev. Pleas – Feed My Sheep
8/19/18, Rev. Pleas – A Discerning Mind, A Wise Heart
8/12/18, Rev. Dr. Charles Buck – God Help Us
8/5/18, Rev. Kathy Alger – Three Short Stories
7/29/18, Emelia Attridge – Take a Breath
7/22/18, Rev. Pleas – That’s Why I’m Here
7/15/18, Rev. Pleas – What Do You Dance?
7/8/18, Rev. Pleas – Sufficient Grace
7/1/18, Rev. Pleas – The Land of the Free
6/24/18, Rev. Pleas – Life is What You Do
6/17/18, Rev. Pleas – Walk Humbly with God
First Church Choirs
Our choirs enrich your worship experience, which includes children’s story, music, sermon, and prayer.
Communion is celebrated during worship on “Threshold Sundays” – the first Sunday of Advent, the first Sunday of the New Year, the first Sunday... Learn more...
Rev. Kevin offers a variety of multi-week book and Bible study classes at different times during the church year. Past classes have included... Learn more...
“It is my time at First Church that helps me "recharge" my spirit with faith and hope for the coming week!”
“A path which leads me forward in a journey of grace and love with my family, friends, and community."
“Cherished elements of core traditions live on at First Church…”
“I hope others will find such joy when they come here.”
Eleanor Flint Campbell
“We treasure our many friends and colleagues in this wonderful congregation.”
Susan and Bruce Felmly
“I love First Church because of my involvement with Women's Connection.”
“I get an overall feeling of being uplifted.”
Handel's Messiah, Part 1
Handel's Messiah, Part 1, returns to the First Congregational Church on Saturday, December 2nd at 4pm. If you are interested in performing in the amazing triennial event, click here for the Performer's Invitation.
For a listing of rehearsal dates and commitment, please click here.
Our Sunday worship begins at 10am! Our Commissioned Minister, Barbara Papagian, will lead the worship service at 10:00am in the Sanctuary.
Prior to the 10:00am service, please enjoy the new Time of Greeting ... meet new friends and share fond memories before worship begins.
Service of Prayer and Healing
Inspired by the Celtic Tradition, the roughly half-hour service will include music, readings, prayers and an opportunity to receive a “Laying on of Hands” blessing. Service will be held in the Chapel following the 10:00am worship service and fellowship, on the 2nd Sunday each month.
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From the Pastor's Desk
Get connected to Rev. Kevin's insights! Learn more...
See the order of worship at First Church for the Sunday Service, including the Scripture Reading. Learn more...
The Sunday News
What’s happening this week in the life of First Church? Learn more...
What’s happening this month at First Church? Learn more...
ONA Celebration Service on Sunday, November 18th at 3pm
Join us as we celebrate our Open & Affirming status with a special worship service and Celebration on Sunday, November 18th at 3pm. All are welcome to attend.
The ONA Team offers water and resources to Concord Pride attendees on June 2nd!
First Congregational Church
508 Union Street, Manchester, NH 03104