Womens Retreat: September 22-24, 2023

FCC’s annual Women’s Retreat traditionally takes place over the course of one weekend (Friday evening through Sunday afternoon). It is open to all women who are members or friends of the church. Our Speaker speaker/facilitator is Valerie Tutson, a gifted Story Teller. The Retreat will take place at Irons Homestead, 688 Snake Hill Road, Gloucester, R.I. 02857.

The cost per person to attend is $150.00. Scholarship money is available through the
Deacon’s Scholarship Fund. Food for all of the meals is provided.

Click  here for  application form 

Good Night Lights

Join the “Good Night Lights” to shine a light of hope to children in hospital. Every Monday night First Congregational Church “Good Night Lighters” travel to the Squantum Association in East Providence to send a good night signal to children at Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Anyone is welcome to join the Good Night Lights group. Participants may travel independently to rendezvous at the Squantum Association, or contact Steve Brosnihan (401-253-5909) or Dyan Vaughan to make carpool arrangements. Those interested in getting on the email roster for GNL should contact Steve at: stevebfly@msn.com.

One Great Hour of Sharing®

One Great Hour of Sharing® is one of four special mission offerings of the United Church of Christ. This Lenten Offering supports the disaster, refugee, and development ministries of the United Church of Christ within Wider Church Ministries. While OGHS offerings are usually made before Easter, gifts designated toward OGHS ministries that help heal the world can be made at any time. We urge you to consider making an offering to address these global needs by going HERE.