Join us for worship this Sunday at 10 a.m.


May 2022-May 2023

We embark on a year of exploration and action for and about the Earth. We hope you will join us for theological discussion, field trips, book studies, and worship as a people who seek to be part of Creation responsibly and with care.


Throughout the year, many offerings and invitations will encourage us to celebrate, care for, and work toward justice for the Earth and all Creation.


Advent and Christmas@First

Taizé Evening Prayers

December 1, 8, and 15

7:00 p.m.



Prepare a way for our God!


These services are meditative entryways to God's abiding presence.


Chants, candlelight, Psalms, and prayers interspersed with quiet time to give room for God to arise within you and among us!


About 30 minutes.

Centering Prayer

First, Third, and Fourth Tuesday of the Month.


7:30 p.m.

Meditation Room

Join us for a time of contemplative prayer. Whether you are familiar with Centering Prayer or not, you are welcome to come and see what it is all about.


We gather and pray for 20 minutes, followed by a brief teaching on the practice itself.



Longest Night Service

December 22

7:00 p.m.


Let the gentle side of the season fill you and heal your spirit.


For anyone who find the "holidays" difficult because of grief, depression, or anxiety. Or for any one who just needs time to recenter amind the holiday business.


45 minutes followed by a light reception in the Parlor.

Choraliers Concert

December 4

7:00 p.m.

$20 admission

Join the community of the Upper Pascack Valley in celebrating 50 years of the Choraliers!


The theme of peace pervades teh concert as well as the season!


Followed by a reception in the Parlor.

Advent Concert

December 11

7:00 p.m.

$20 suggested donation

Enjoy this solo concert by our own Jeff McIntyre!


Enjoy the candlelit sanctuary as you listed to original compositions and old favorites in this one-of-a-kind celebration.


Christmas Services

Christmas Eve

4:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.


Christmas Day

10:00 a.m.

Join us for Christmas!


Christmas Eve

4:30 p.m.

Family oriented service with a special Christmas play by our children and youth.


9:00 p.m.

Candlelight Service

Choirs, carols, and candles!


Christmas Day

10:00 a.m.

Lessons and Carols for the holiday.

Who We Are

We welcome all


Are you 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. 


We can't wait to get to know you.



About 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 also listen to 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.


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


About the UCC


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