Welcome to our Church
First Congregational of New Milford is a welcoming church. We care about our neighbors, our community, and the world. Join us for worship Sundays at 10am. If you missed a recent service, watch it on the video link below. And learn about other ways to we get involved:
Baby Bundles, Prayer Shawl Ministry, our Music Program, Men's Breakfast, Women's Ministry and Retreat, the homeless shelter, Thanksgiving Community Meal, Church World Service and more
What's Going On..... Special Notice
The First Congregational Church of New Milford is suspending in-person worship, church school,coffee hour and church activities until further notice in order to slow the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. It is suggested that you check periodically for updates.
Rev Randy Day will lead a worship service via live stream broadcast each Sunday. There is also a daily devotional at noon Monday-Friday. Enjoy them from the comfort and safety of your home. The live stream link is available below.
The office will only be open to staff only or by appointment. If you need to meet with office staff, please call to make arrangements by emailing Nicole Henderson.
Words of comfort and assurance-- Join us daily at 12 noon on the livestream for words of comfort and assurance led by Rev. Day every Wednesday and by a member or friend of our church all other days.
Communion Sunday-- To celebrate communion at home have grape juice and any type of bread or crackers ready during the livestream. Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of the month.
Your continued support for our church is critical while attendance at services is restricted due to COVID-19 . Click "Donate to the Church!" above
to find out about how you can keep your regular pledge or donation to the church current. The weekly service will be live-streamed.
Watch our Sunday worship online if you cannot attend!
Watch our service live on Sundays or view a recording of a previous week.
The video window may take time to appear. Please wait. On a mobile device it is
suggested to hold the device horizontally to view the full window. To view it full screen click on
the square box on the right side of the control bar located at the bottom of the live stream.
(If the control bar is not visible, place your cursor over the live stream and the bar should be visible at the bottom).
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Center
- Science Matters: Let’s Talk About COVID-19, a free course by Imperial College of London, one of the top public health research universities in the world.
- Resources for Faith Communities, a comprehensive interfaith hub for resources by Emory University School of Public Health
- How You Can Help Get Protective Equipment to Healthcare workers
First Congregational Church Roof Project
Updated invitation to bid has been posted. Click Bid Documents link above.
Prayer requests are raised up during Sunday worship and sent out to the Intensive Prayer Unit. Submit a prayer request
The A. Russell Ayre Scholarship was established in 1975. The scholarship is intended to honor students of this community who are graduating from high school and continuing their education. The application window for the scholarship is now open. View the scholarship for full details. DEADLINE is May 1, 2020. Scholarship_Application
Domestic Abuse Alert From ARC
Read the alert about domestic abuse during social isolation. It includes agencies that provide help.
Disaster Distress Helpline
If you, or someone you care about, feels overwhelmed with emotions including sadness, depression or anxiety, or feels the impulse to harm themselves or others, please call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.