No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here. Join us this Sunday, 8am in the chapel or 10am in the sanctuary.

Photo taken at the Easter Sunrise Service, April 20, 2014


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





Learn more about the inclusive message of the United Church of Christ:

Sermon April 20 2014 Easter from First Church Congregational on Vimeo.

Hear Rev. Eliza's 2014 Easter sermon.


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Follow Rev. Eliza's blog "Sermonizing"



What is the First Church/Ukama partnership all about?

For many years the NH Conference has had a partnership with UCC churches in Zimbabwe, Africa. First Church has also been active in this partnership for many years. Read more about this relationship.

Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

Saturday April 26, 2014

~ Blueberry or Plain Pancakes ~
~ Ham ~ Scrambled Eggs ~

~ Orange Juice ~ Coffee / Tea / Milk ~

$6 per person, children age 5-10: $3.00, under age 5: Free.