We welcome all

 

Feeling confined by labels?

You've come to the right place.

 

Gay or straight, rich or poor, confident or doubtful, happy or sad, believer or not--this is the place for you. 

 

And if you don't fit into a category, all the better, we can't wait to get to know you.

 

Open and Affirming

We have roots

 

Our roots are deep and nourishing, but we are not stuck in the past. 

 

Proud of our heritage, we are also listening for the Still Speaking God who is with us now and into the future.

 

Why not join us as we look to a future with hope?

 

About Us

We belong

 

​Like you, we don't exist in a vacuum but rely on a larger community. We belong with others who have a passion for the liberating good news.

 

Part of the United Church of Christ, we are in a family of some pretty interesting people. Check us out to see just how rich and varied we are.

 

The UCC

Worship 10:00 a.m. this Sunday

There's a place for you here!

Winter@First

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, February 14

7:30-8:15 p.m.

Sanctuary

 

Lent begins this Wednesday with a special service in the Sanctuary.

 

The service will include time for prayer, communion, and considering Lenten practices.

 

Do you need a moment this week to gather with God's people?

 

There's a place for you here.

 

Are you interested in making the next six weeks a time of thoughtful consideration of your life?

 

There's a place for you here.

 

Join us this Wednesday!

 

 

There's a place for you here!

 

Lent: A Bigger Table

February 14-March 25, 2018

 

Join us for Lent!

 

Worship for the Sundays in Lent

Followed by a Dialogue

10:00 a.m.

Sanctuary

 

Thursday of Holy Week

Simple Supper and Worship

March 29, 7:00 p.m.

Fellowship Hall

 

Easter Sunday

6:30 a.m. Sunrise

In the Memorial Garden

followed by breakfast at

The Ridge Diner.

 

10:00 a.m. Traditional

Communion Sunday

With choirs and instruments.

Followed by Fellowship in the Parlor.

 

Lent is a time that challenges us to grow in our love and compassion, a time to challenge ourselves to more, and a time for renewal.

 

Join us as we explore life in Christ and what it means to Be the Church in the 21st Century.

 

There's a place for you here!

John Pavlovitz "A Bigger Table" Tour

April 7-8, 2018

 

Join us as we welcome author and blogger John Pavlovitz to northern New Jersey!

 

Saturday, April 7

Talk, Q&A, and book signing.

Limited seating available on a first come, first served, basis.

Admission: $5 per person

For Tickets, click here.

 

Sunday, April 8

Preaching at worship

followed by

Q&A

 

We suggest you read John's book, "A Bigger Table" in preparation for his visit.

 

 

 

There's a place for you here!

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