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!

  • volunteer opportunity: habitat for humanity

    June 24th, 12:00-3:00pm, Habitat for Humanity ReStore Fox Valley - Volunteers are needed for a few hours to help with various tasks, such as storing, organizing, receiving, or cleaning merchandise. Meet us at the church at 11:15am if you would like tocarpool. Please contact Gail Clark if you are interested to join us!

  • pride parade

    June 25th, 12:00pm, Montrose & Broadway, Chicago - If anyone is interested in participating in the parade to represent our congregation, head downtown and join the Coalition of Welcoming Churches at #50 in the lineup. Please contact Pastor Kim with any questions!

  • NAMI Parent Education Presentation

    June 25th, 11:00am, Parlor - Our community, within and beyond our church walls, has been coping with the recent losses of youth to suicide and addiction. NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will present regarding short- and long-term responses to suicide and share real-life recovery stories of hope. Please invite friends and neighbors and anyone who have been tragically impacted by loss. Please contact Dena Provenzano or April Prescott with any questions.

  • volunteer opportunity: feed my starving children

    July 28th, 6:00-7:30pm, FMSC Aurora - Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit dedicated to providing nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children. We have committed to 25 volunteers serving on this date. Sign up is available through Linda Schranz!

  • 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!


  • 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. Follow the link through the picture here!