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Catch the Spirit Sunday

September 10, 2017 was Catch the Spirit Sunday, our celebratory kick-off to another exciting program year! [ more ]

Lobster Fest

Sunday, July 30, 2017 was the perfect afternoon for a Lobster Bake! PNA Park, Wallingford was the setting for great food, fun and friends! [ more ]

2017 Youth Mission Trip to Cedar Grove, West Virginia

July 15-23, 2017 - Our youth traveled to Cedar Grove, West Virginia, to help fix homes for families in need. [ more ]

The Installation of Rev. Kathy Cunliffe

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - Rev. Kathleen Cunliffe was installed as the 18th Senior Minister of The First Congregational Church of Wallingford. This was a historic occasion, as Rev. Kathy was the first woman to be called as the Senior Minister of our church... [ more ]

Scholarship Sunday and Ice Cream Social

June 11, 2017 - Thanks to the fund-raising efforts by the Scholarship Committee and the generosity of our congregation, on Sunday, June 11, our church was able to award scholarships to seven high school seniors [ more ]

The Matins Choir from Des Moines, Iowa Visits First Church

June 11, 2017 - The Matins Choir, a choir of approximately 65 youth in grades 9-12 from Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Des Moines, Iowa, blessed us with their presence and their music during worship on Sunday, June 11. We are hosting them [ more ]

Fall Mum Sale Sunday October 1

Sunday, October 1, 2017-- There will be a Fall mum sale to benefit our church school programs this Sunday starting at 8:30 am. We will have pumpkins, large and small mum plants, gourds, hay bales, corn stalks and more. We will located at the back and front entrances of the church. [ more ]

Installation of New Heating System...and How You Can Help!

Great news!  Our new heating system is finally being installed!  And with your help, our church is eligible for funding under the Connecticut Neighborhood Assistance Act. [ more ]

Confirmation 2017

June 4, 2017 - On Pentecost Sunday, June 4, 2017, ten young people in the Confirmation class became official members of First Church. [ more ]

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