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THU
New Life AA
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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Girl Scout Meeting (FH)
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Announcements
  • Veterans Day at our coffee hour in Fellowship Hall after the service - November 2018
  • A church member painting the church on the church "Work Day" November 2018
  • A church member giving the childrens message during the service - November '18
  • Pastor Greg with the new head of Christian Education - November 2018
  • A solo by the grandson of a choir member - November 2018
  • Blessing of the Animals - October 2018
  • Two dogs meeting at the Blessing of the Animals - October 2018
  • The choir's new Les Slocum soprano - September 2018
  • Cake for coffee hour after church to celebrate 150th year of sanctuary
  • A church member giving a talk on church history during sanctuary's 150th year celebration
  • First of 2 live bands during afternoon celebration of Sanctuary's 150th year
  • Tent for eating/relaxing at after church celebration of sanctuary's 150th year
  • Children's craft table at afternoon celebration of sanctuary's 150th year
  • Hawaiian shirt day for the church service - August 2018
  • Special music during the service by a church member - August 2018
  • One Sunday each summer anyone can go to one choir practice & sing during the service - July 2018
  • A member of the choir singing 2 hymns during the service - July 2018
  • Special music during the church service - July 2018
  • Miss Jen's last day with some of her students - June 2018
  • Graduation Sunday - 2018
  • The woman's Evening Circle at a local nursery making flower planters
  • Pastor Greg confirming Hannah during Pentecost service - May 2018
  • "Them bones, them bones, them dry bones" Christion Ed Class redoing a play about Ezekiel Chapter 37 - May 2018
  • Words displayed to a song sung by Christion Ed Class during a play in Church - May 2018
  • Message for the young at heart - April, 2018
  • Traditional attaching Carnations to the cross by youth - Easter 2018
  • Message for the young at heart by our minister Pastor Greg - Easter 2018
  • Annual Seniors Luncheon presented by the youth - 2018
  • Annual Seniors Luncheon presented by the Youth - 2018
  • Choir director singing a solo during the church service
  • Sunday school students portraying "Money changers in the Temple" in a skit
  • Confirmand Hannah reading scripture during a church service
  • Children learning about the manger scene during the Children's Message - 2017
  • Pastor Greg talking about Pilgrims during Children's message - November 2017
  • Sunday School Class with Jen, head of Christian Ed
  • Harvest Time - 2017
  • Blessing of the children - 2017
  • Yearly Drop in Choir Sunday when anyone can sing
  • 2017 High School Graduation
  • 2017 Garage Sale
  • 2017 Garage Sale
  • Youth Group's 2017 annual Crepe Luncheon fund raiser
  • Scout Sunday 2017: Scouts participating in the servce. Troup 207 meets in our church.
  • Our church is a part of RAIHN-- Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network
  • RAIHN (Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network) orientation.
  • Mother and son reading scripture
  • Taking food baskets to our neighbors
  • Serving at the Salem Nutrition Center
  • Nursery care
  • Woman's group meeting in the Snow Room.
  • Thanking Veterans

Welcome to the website of First Congregational United Church of Christ.  We invite you to walk with us as we deepen our faith through worship, fellowship, outreach, music, study and more.

We are a community of faith centered in Jesus Christ which seeks to be faithful as a continuation of his life on earth. While our roots are deep, we seek ever new ways to be the people of Christ here and now.

Together we are the Church. Come, grow in Christ with us.

 

     Upcoming Services & Special Events

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9th AT 9:30 AM - SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT - The Message, "A Word in the Wilderness," will focus on Luke 3:1-6.  Out in the wilderness, the word of God comes to John the Baptist.  The word of God is Good News.  God is leading suffering Israel back home.  In our times in the wilderness, when we are on the bottom and our world feels out of control, that's just the time and the place when God's Good News can come to us.  There will be a Children's Message.  The Chancel Choir will sing "Creation Will Dance and Rejoice" by David Angerman.  NO MATTER WHO YOU ARE, OR WHERE YOU ARE ON LIFE'S JOURNEY, YOU ARE WELCOME HERE IN THIS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9th AT 11:00 AM - BIBLE STUDY IN THE SNOW ROOM.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12th AT 11:00 AM - BIBLE STUDY IN THE SNOW ROOM. 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16th AT 9:30 AM - SPECIAL CHORAL MUSIC PRESENTATION, "Stars," presented by the Chancel Choir directed by Heather Watras, Director of Music Ministries, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Fairport, NY.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24th AT 5:00 PM - FAMILY SERVICE WITH "Christmas Star" Pageant.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 24th AT 11:00 PM - CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE OF LESSONS & CAROLS WITH HOLY COMMUNION.

NO MATTER WHO YOU ARE, OR WHERE YOU ARE ON LIFE'S JOURNEY, YOU ARE WELCOME HERE IN THIS UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST.

 

 

                             

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information  
First Congregational United Church of Christ
26 E. Church Street
Fairport, New York 14450
Phone (585)223-0224
Regular Schedule  
Office Hours
  • 9:00 - 3:30 Monday - Friday

    NOTE: Pastor Greg Rupright's Office Hours are Tuesday-Friday from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Sunday
  • Worship Service
    – 9:30 AM
  • Sunday School (During Worship, September - May)
    – 9:40 AM to 10:30 AM
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