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!

  • membership exploratioN

    Have you been visiting and would like to know more about becoming a member of this faith community? Join us for these membership exploration events:

    April 20th, 7:00pm - informational session in the library (room 502)

    April 23rd, 11:00am - take a tour of the church

    April 30th, 9:30am - New Member Welcome

  • w.i.s.e. workshop

    April 29th, 1:00-2:30pm, St. John UCC Waukegan - FVA Justice & Witness invites all Fox Valley UCC members to participate in a W.I.S.E. workshop led by Rev. Kirk Moore. Kirk is a national leader in the WISE program and will share an overview of the program and introduce national resources available to church communities.

  • youth mission fun-draiser variety show

    April 30th, 11:00am, Fellowship Hall - Join us for a luncheon (11:00am in Fellowship Hall) hosted by the Caring for Creation team, followed by an inter-generational variety show (12:00pm in the Sanctuary). All proceeds will sponsor the Youth Mission Team trip to Colorado in June. Contact Jan Barker or Dena Provenzano to share your talent and/or reserve your tickets: $20 for adults age 18+ and $10 for kids age 12+


  • spring cleaning work day

    May 6th, anytime 8:00am-2:00pm - Volunteers are needed for our Spring cleaning work day! We will spruce up Memorial Garden, wash windows, and perform some small mechanical repairs. If you cannot join us, please consider contributing towards the purchase of plants for the new planter on Curtiss Street.

  • annual dupage river sweep

    May 20th, 9:00am-12:00pm - The Caring for Creation team invites you to join them for the annual DuPage River Sweep. This cleanup effort encompasses the East and West Branches of the DuPage River and Salt Creek, as well as many tributaries. Volunteer activity includes removing garbage and invasive species from the river banks. Please contact Tom Eisenhart for more information.

  • 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 for weekly justice action alerts by 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 counts!


  • mission a month

    Second Sundays - Our celebration of the work we have done during the last 150 years continues into 2017. Once a month we will highlight a different community service project and offer additional opportunities for those interested to be involved. If you would like to have a particular service project highlighted and lead an activity, please contact Nancy Kupka.

    Sign Up to Volunteer Here

  • We are partnering with St. Luke's Presbyterian, St. Paul's UCC, Mecca House Mosque, and several other local faith communities to minister and aid a refugee family to make a new life here in the United States. Our family is here and volunteers are needed! Include your contact information here if you would like to be involved.

    Please follow these links to see needed supplies:

    Castellum (will need to register with ID and password)

    Target Registry

  • 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.


  • Crosswalk

    A podcast that speaks to the challenges of living as a Christian disciple in everyday life and explores issues that are at the forefront of our day-to-day living. Gina Rossetti hosts the show, with in house guest Pastor Scott. Each show also features two area clergy from different faith traditions.