Weddings and Memorials

Whether or not you are a member of First Church, we are honored to offer these special services as part of our ministry.

Weddings

In the words of one popular wedding service, “It is one of life’s richest surprises when the accidental meeting of two lives leads them to proceed together along the common path of marriage.” First Church delights in helping couples prepare for marriage by providing our sanctuary and our chapel as sacred and beautiful spaces for weddings and vow renewals. If you would like to schedule a service, please call our church office for information about available dates, fees and requirements. Our pastor will be in touch. Church office phone: 603.625.5093

Memorial Services

When someone we love dies, gathering to remember and celebrate their life, and to place their life in the context of faith, is an important part of the healing process. First Church is available for Funeral and Memorial Services. Please call the church office for information and help with scheduling. Our pastor will be in touch to help you with planning and conducting a service. Church office phone: 603.625.5093

From the Pastor's Desk

One of the best parts of my work is being able to teach and write about our faith and Church life. I’m pleased to offer my reflections... Learn more...

Our History

In 1839 the eager entrepreneurs of the Amoskeag Mills coaxed a small, struggling English Congregational Church to link arms with a small, struggling... Learn more...

Music

First Church has a dynamic and inclusive music ministry for all ages. Our adult ensembles and children ensembles enrich our worship service... Learn more...

Pastor's Class

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...

“First Church has been a welcome home for our growing family.”

Lauren and Adam Peithmann

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“First Church is very active and gives you a chance to meet new people."

Bruce and Donna Willey

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“First Church gave me great comfort during those times when life seemed its hardest.”

Liz Verity

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“We feel truly blessed to have been led to membership at First Church."

Ross and Marion Palmes

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“I am honored to say, 'This is my Church'.”

Lucia Carlisle

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"I found what I was searching for when I attended First Church.”

Marsha Neubert

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“We are very proud to be long time members and affectionately call First Church our Church Family.”

Steve and Kathy Payne

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ONA Team thanks everyone for responding to the Survey!

We had an overwhelming response to the ONA Survey to gauge where we are in the ONA process.  The ONA Team will be meeting over the next few weeks to analyze the results and report to the First Church Congregation.

Relax and Reflect in the Memory Garden

A vision only a year ago, our First Church's Memory Garden is blooming!  Please stop by to relax and reflect on loved ones who have passed before us.  It is located outside the Chapel entrance.  

Many thanks for everyone's contributions and to the volunteers who had the vision to make this happen.

Upcoming Events

June 25th Worship This Sunday

Senior Pastor Rev. Kevin Pleas will lead the service at 9:30am in the Sanctuary, followed by the Service of Prayer and Healing in the Chapel.

New Summer Worship Hours

Summer Worship begins at 9:30am from now through Labor Day Sunday.

Vacation Bible School

Monday, June 26 - Friday June 30 Learn More...

Latest News

Sunday Bulletin

See the order of worship 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...

Church Window

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From the Pastor's Desk

Get connected to Rev. Kevin's insights! Learn more...