FCC Bulletins

See the order of worship for the Sunday Service, including the Scripture Reading. The current week’s Bulletin is posted by Thursday.  [CLICK HERE] to connect to Facebook.

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of January 25, 2021

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of January 18, 2021

January 17, 2021 MLK Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of January 11, 2021

January 10, 2021 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of January 4, 2021

January 3, 2021 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of December 28, 2020

December 27, 2020 Web Bulletin

December 24, 2020 Web Bulletin Christmas Eve

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of December 21, 2020

December 20, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of December 14, 2020

December 13, 2020 Web Bulletin

Adam the Elf Singalong Lyrics for Friday, December 11th at 7pm

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of December 7, 2020

December 6, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch with Peter for the week of November 30, 2020

November 29, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch with Peter for the week of November 23, 2020

November 22, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch with Peter for the week of November 16, 2020

November 15, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch with Peter for the week of November 9, 2020

November 8, 2020 Web Bulletin

November 1, 2020 Web Bulletin

October 25, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of October 19, 2020

October 18, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of October 12, 2020

October 11, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of October 5, 2020

October 4, 2020 Web Bulletin followed by Communion Message and Hymn Lyrics

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of September 28, 2020

September 27, 2020 Web Bulletin followed by Hymn Lyrics

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of September 21, 2020

September 20, 2020 Web Bulletin followed by Hymn Lyrics

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of September 14, 2020 

September 13, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of September 8, 2020 (Tuesday-Thursday)

September 6, 2020 Web Bulletin

September 6, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 31st

August 30, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 30, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 24th

August 23, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 23, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 17th

August 16, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 16, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 10th

August 9, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 9, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 3rd

August 2, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 2, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of July 27th

July 26, 2020 Web Bulletin

July 26, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of July 20th

July 19, 2020 Web Bulletin

July 19, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of July 13th

July 12, 2020 Web Bulletin

July 12, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of July 6th

July 5, 2020 Web Bulletin with Rev. Stephen Cushing

July 5, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 29th

June 28, 2020 Web Bulletin

June 28, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 22nd

June 21, 2020 Web Bulletin

June 21, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 15th

June 14, 2020 Web Bulletin

June 14, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 8th

June 7, 2020  Web Bulletin

June 7, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 1st

May 31, 2020 Web Bulletin

May 31, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of May 26th

May 24, 2020 Web Memorial Day Bulletin

May 24, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of May 18th

May 17, 2020 Web Bulletin

May 17, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of May 11th

May 10, 2020 Webcast Mothers Day Bulletin

May 10, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

Weekday Watch for the week of May 4th

May 3, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

May 3, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

Weekday Watch for the week of April 27th

April 26, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

April 26, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

Weekday Watch for the week of April 20th

April 19, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

April 19, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

Easter Sunday Webcast Bulletin

Easter Remembrance 2020

Weekly Watch for the week of April 13th

April 12, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

April 9, 2020 Maundy Thursday Webcast Bulletin

April 5, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

April 5th Hymn Sing Text

March 29, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

March 29th Hymn Sing Text for Facebook.com Hymn & Sing

March 29, 2020 Music for Facebook Hymn & Sing

March 15, 2020 Bulletin

March 8, 2020 Sunday Bulletin

March 1, 2020 Bulletin

February 23, 2020 Bulletin

February 16, 2020 Bulletin

February 9, 2020 Bulletin

February 2, 2020 Bulletin

January 26, 2020 Bulletin

January 19, 2020 Bulletin

January 12, 2020 Bulletin

January 5, 2020 Bulletin

December 29, 2019 Bulletin

December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8pm

December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve Family Service at 4:30pm

December 22, 2019 Bulletin

December 15, 2019 Bulletin

December 8, 2019 Bulletin

December 1, 2019 Bulletin

November 24, 2019 Thanksgiving Sunday

November 17, 2019 Bulletin

November 10, 2019 Bulletin

November 3, 2019 Bulletin

October 27, 2019 Bulletin

October 20, 2019 Bulletin

October 13, 2019 Bulletin

October 6, 2019 Bulletin

September 29, 2019 Bulletin

September 22, 2019 Bulletin

September 15, 2019 Bulletin

September 8, 2019 Bulletin

September 1, 2019 Bulletin

August 25, 2019 Bulletin

August 18, 2019 Bulletin

August 11, 2019 Bulletin

August 4, 2019 Bulletin

July 28, 2019 Bulletin

July 21, 2019 Bulletin

July 14, 2019 Bulletin

July 7, 2019 Bulletin

First Church Choirs

Our choirs enrich your worship experience, which includes children’s story, music, sermon, and prayer. 

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Communion

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...

Bible Study

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!”

Sue Hannigen

“A path which leads me forward in a journey of grace and love with my family, friends, and community."

Bruce Attridge

“Cherished elements of core traditions live on at First Church…” 

Grant Dugan

“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.”

Pamela LeBlanc

 

“I get an overall feeling of being uplifted.”

Joan Currier

 

VISITORS TO THE FCC OFFICES

Until further notice, visitors should call ahead to ensure the health and safety of our staff, members, and friends.  The Food Closet is available Monday-Friday 9-12noon by prearrangement.  Should you need anything relating to the office, please email Linda Bonetti, Rev. Kevin Pleas, or  Barbara Papagian.  Our prayers are with you.

 Upcoming Events

Sunday Worship

[CLICK HERE] to join Rev. Kevin Pleas, our Senior Pastor, as he delivers this week's message on Facebook.com/FCCManchester on Sunday at 10am for weekly Worship.

  To connect to the Web Bulletin, which includes music lyrics, please [CLICK HERE].​

       [CLICK HERE] to send a Prayer Request to Barbara Papagian by 8:30am Friday.

You do not need a Facebook account to view the services live or watch the videos on your own time.

Barbara Papagian will be sending out periodic inspirational messages via The FCC Friday Link.  To sign up, send your email to Barbara by [CLICKING HERE].   We pray that everyone stays safe, obeys the rules, and keeps in phone or email contact with all those in need of kindness and an encouraging word.

9:10 Morning Watch

Join 9:10 Morning Watch Monday-Thursday.

[CLICK HERE] to connect to Facebook

[CLICK HERE] to access the Morning Watch Bulletin on the FCC Bulletins page.

Barbara Papagian Ecclesiastical Council
She made it!

The Hillsborough Association of the NH Conference-UCC approved Barbara to become an Ordained Minister! Watch for more details of her Ordinationn Ceremony as they unfold in early 2021.  Congratulations to Barbara from FCC!  You make us so proud!

 Highlights

Bible Study with Barbara

Bible Study with Barbara is Fridays at 9:30am until February 26th.

[Click Here] for more information.  All are welcome!

Friday Nights at FCC

Keep tuned for Friday Nights at FCC to resume on Friday, January 29th...and on the last Friday of the month at 6pm going forward.  Events will be posted in the FCC Friday Link. Tune in to hear your favorite hymns arranged in a variety of styles plus classical standards.  We hope to see you there!

 Please [CLICK HERE] to access Vimeo.  Events remain on Vimeo for your inspiration.  Or go live on Facebook.

The Light in the Heart of the City

FCC has been a beacon of hope since 1878 on the corner of Union and Hanover Street.  On December 20-27th we left the lights on overnight as a reminder of our mission to bring faith, hope and peace throughout the year to our neighbors, friends, and congregants.

Learn more about the Samuel West stained glass windows by clicking Light in the Heart of the City.

                               Dress A Girl

Watch for updates.  Everyone is welcome to sew on their own or join us as we make some dresses for girls at risk around the world. Contact Linda Bonetti for patterns or kits.

Thanks to everyone who continues to support and sew for Dress A Girl!  

Learn more...

To make masks for healthcare workers, here is a YouTube video I found very useful.  Call the facility first before dropping them off, please. Pattern for medical masks

Latest News

Videos on Vimeo

   

[CLICK HERE] to enjoy our current videos on Vimeo.  Recently Adam has been recording some select pieces for your enjoyment.  Also check out "I Believe", Jeffrey Frye's original "We are Unbroken (After All)"; "Weave" sung by our choir during the Dress A Girl Around the World Blessing and Stewardship Sunday service; and other unique and enjoyable FCC musical moments!!

Open & Affirming

See the latest Open and Affirming News by [clicking here]!

Join the Open & Affirming Zoom Conference on Saturday, January 30th 9am-12:30pm.  Register by [Clicking Here].

Quick Links to Content

From the Pastor's Desk

Link to Pastor Kevin Pleas' In the Spirit columns by [clicking here].

Sunday Bulletin

See the order of worship at First Church for the Sunday Service, including the Scripture Reading. Learn more...

The Sunday News & FCC Friday Link

What’s happening this week in the life of First Church?  Click on the FCC Friday Link to see what happening around First Congregational Church!

For the rest of the "Covid season" we will stop producing the Sunday News, and resume it with the Bulletins at "in person" services.

Learn more...

Church Window

What’s happening this month at First Church? Learn more...

What's happening with committees!

Read the 2019 Written Committee Reports by clicking here!

The 2019 Financial & Statistical Reports. Members wishing to receive a digital copy, can request one by email to Linda Bonetti at LBonetti@FCCManchesterNH.org.

Cookbook

Women's Connection Cookbook

only $12.50 each

!See a member of Women's Connection or call the office for your copy of our favorite recipes