Join us this Sunday!
8:00 am in the Chapel
10:00 am in the Sanctuary

Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service
February 10, 7:00pm, in the Sanctuary

No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey,
you are welcome here.

First Church in Brief:

Serving the Rochester, NH community since 1731

A member of the United Church of Christ

A progressive Christian voice on the NH Seacoast

We affirm all people are created in God's own image regardless of race, gender, religious background or sexual orientation


First Church Congregational from First Church Congregational on Vimeo.

Sermon Aug 19 2015 from First Church Congregational on Vimeo.

Follow Rev. Eliza's blog "Sermonizing"

8 Day Raffle
February 6 - 13, 2016

Table-top bookshelf with 13 hard-covers

$1/ticket or 6 tickets for $5
Bring a baby item to exchange for 1 ticket. Baby items to support
Hope on Haven Hill, Rochester

Fat Tuesday Supper
February 9  5:00-7:00pm

Macaroni & Cheese  ~  Pancakes  ~

          ~  Bacon  ~  Scrambled Eggs  ~

     ~ Decadent Desserts  ~  Beverage  ~

Tickets (at the door): $7.00 (ages 5-10: $4.00, under age 5: Free)

    Books `n Puzzles Sale

     Saturday February 13
        7:00am - 11:00am

      Books        Puzzles       DVDs
                 CDs            VHS           Cassettes

Only 50 cents for each item

Winner of the 8-day Raffle drawn at 11:00am

All are welcome in this place

The flag which hangs over the First Church front entrance is a symbol of our affirmation that wherever you are on life's journey, you are welcome here.

Rev. Eliza recently said we are:

"Hopeful that our witness brings hope to those who despair.

"Hopeful that we may embody, as a church, the perfect love that drives out fear, and become a place of safety for all of God's children.

"May we always be a church and a people of the Gospel, serving Christ as we serve our neighbors: the hungry, the homeless, the imprisoned, the despairing, the fearful, the hurting, the abandoned."