Current Events

Exciting things are happening all the time at First Congregational United Church of Christ. Scroll below to see all the upcoming events and feel free to participate in our faith community!

  • fellowship dinner gala

    Saturday, February 23rd, 6:00-10:00pm, Carriage Greens Country Club Darien - Christian Fellowship is hosting a dinner gala! Dinner will be family style and a cash bar will be available. The cost will be $50 per person. Find the sign-up form here. You can also get a copy from the Pilgrim or any of your friendly Fellowship Ministry members after service in Fellowship Hall. Checks can be made out to the church with 'Dinner Gala' in the memo. Friends from outside the church are also welcome to attend.

  • bible study: gospel of luke

    The Gospel of Luke: Join Pastor Scott and Pastor Karen on Tuesdays, 1:00pm-2:00pm and 6:30-7:30pm in the Parlor. We will cover two chapters each week.

  • bsa troop 55 shoE drive

    February 1st-28th - B.S.A. Troop 55 will be collecting any old Athletic shoes. The collection box will be placed near the west entrance of the church beginning February 1st. Help us meet our goal of collecting 270 pairs of shoes! If you have any questions, please contact Karen Gatewood, the Troop 55 Secretary/ Special projects, at 630-964-2903.

  • fcc book club

    Tuesday, March 5th, 6:30pm, Parlor - The book selection for March is "Goodbye Vitamin", by Rachel Khong. If you need a copy of the book, please contact Linda Schranz.

  • fellowship bowling night

    Sunday, March 10, 12:00-2:00pm, Tivoli Bowl - Fellowship Committee is planning an afternoon of BOWLING! Cost is only $10 per person and includes your bowling shoe rental. Signup downstairs after church on Sunday February 17th, February 24th, or March 3rd, or you can leave your money in an envelope with your name in the church office or in the collection plate. 

  • sunday school teachers needed

    Christian Education is recruiting volunteers that we will need for Sunday School this year. This fall, we will continue with Godly Play for the pre-k to first graders and 2nd-4th graders; 5th and 6th graders will rotate between two different sets of curricula. Additionally, we will need two volunteers per Sunday to be in the nursery. If you are interested in teaching within any of these areas, please contact Megan Ruschke.

  • volunteer for meal express

    We are looking for volunteers who will prepare (or purchase a prepared meal) and deliver meals to members of our church. This could be for sickness, new baby, hospitalization, etc. If interested, please sign up in November after church in Fellowship Hall or contact April Prescott or Gail Jaroski.

  • volunteer for pads

    This is our 33rd year of serving the homeless in DuPage County. We provide three meals and a place to do laundry, shower, and sleep Monday nights through Tuesday morning. Come see Char Wild in Fellowship Hall after service to sign up to provide food and/or pick a volunteer shift.

  • volunteer for gcfd

    Wednesdays, 6:00-9:00pm, GCFD - Join church members each Wednesday evening from 6:00–9:00 pm for a food repack session. The Greater Chicago Food Depository is located at 4100 W. Ann Lurie Place, which is just off the Stevenson Expressway at Pulaski Road. For more information, contact David Hersemann or Laurel Carlson.

  • adult coloring

    Tuesdays, 10:00am-12:00pm, Library Room 502 - Studies have shown that coloring reduces stress and anxiety, and provides relaxation. In addition to those benefits, our Adult Coloring group also provides fellowship - and we will be coloring all throughout the summer in our new location in the Church Library, room 502. Join us, even if you have not colored before, or don't have pencils or books, you are welcome. We always have extra supplies for visitors! We look forward to seeing you and sharing the benefits of Adult Coloring!

  • ucc justice and peace action network

    MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE!! examines current justice issues, educates and engages its members in shaping public policy that aligns with God's vision for a just and loving society, and calls us to personal action as the hands and feet of Jesus in the modern world. Follow the link below to sign up to receive weekly justice action alerts via email and/or text!

    Join the Justice and Peace Action Network

  • @amazonsmile

    SAVE THIS LINK BELOW!! Use this AmazonSmile link before starting your online shopping, and Amazon will donate a small percentage of the price of eligible purchases to our church. Every little bit helps!


  • businesses helping church members

    If you need a product or service, please check the Church Members' Business Directory. These businesses contribute financially to our church, so the more business they receive, the more financial support the church receives.