First Congregational Church
164 Deer Hill Ave.
Danbury, CT 06810
Phone:(203) 744-6177

This Sunday -- March 11, 2018

Fourth Sunday in Lent

 Set your clocks ahead! Daylight Savings Time Begins



From Jim Moriarty, Director of Music

I am pleased to announce that the Children’s Community Chorus has room for only a few more children and will be closed after next Tuesday’s rehearsal. For more information, contact the office at 203-744-6177.

Next Sunday, March 18th is Jazz Sunday.

Jim Moriarty


AMOS HOUSE - Annual Spring Breakfast - Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 7:30 am at Amber Room Colonnade.  Our church was one of the original founding churches of this organization that provides help to women and children to have the opportunity to achieve the competency and productivity required for permanent, self-sufficient, independent living. Our church is again hosting a table of 10.   A Sign-up sheet is in Annie Hall or call MaryAnn in the church office if you would like to attend.


Youth Group:  Our newly formed Youth Group has decided to meet every other Tuesday at   6 pm on the 3rd floor.   See Pastor Pat or Jay Duhamel for more info.


Deer Hill Thrift Shop

Great merchandise, low prices, very friendly staff.

Volunteers urgently needed, especially on Saturdays.  Please call the church office if you can help. Hours:  Friday and Saturday, 9:30 am – 2 pm.


Bible Study - Our next session will be on Monday, March 12th  at 5:30 PM in the parlor off Annie Hall with food available, too. Even if you did not come before, please come and join us (call the church office before the next session so you can be sent the bible passage for that week).  Open to all!


Children’s Community Chorus  has begun and meets every Tuesday at 4:30 pm. Open to All Children – Elementary & Middle School Age – no charge, non-religious, limited enrollment. To sign up or for more info: or call the church office.


Join the Choir!  Singers are always welcome to join the choir - see Jim Moriarty after worship

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Easter Collection for Interfaith Aids Ministry on March 25th.  We’re collecting candy, small toys for Easter baskets, canned coffee, canned veggies, soup, tuna, beans and meals in cans such as spaghetti O’s, boxed cookies, cereal, peanut butter.  Items may be brought to church on Sundays or left in the office during the week.  Thank you.


Our March Fellowship Luncheon will be on Tuesday, March 13th at 12:30 pm in Annie Hall with a St. Patrick’s theme with corned beef and cabbage.  Please bring a dish to share and welcome in Spring.  All welcome – bring a friend!


Help is needed for Coffee Hour  Everything is provided, however, if you would like to bring your own treats, we’re happy to reimburse you for what you spend.  Please contact the church office if you can help.  Thank you.  (203-744-6177)


It’s time to think about ordering Easter Flowers to be placed in our beautiful Sanctuary on Easter Sunday as a memorial for, or honoring a loved one.  Please complete the form below and return it to the church office with your check made out to the First Congregational Church (mail to 164 Deer Hill Ave, Danbury, CT 06810 or leave in the offering plate) or email:

  Price: $10.00 per plant                                  Deadline is March 25, 2018

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E-Tidings Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018


First Congregational Church
164 Deer Hill Ave.
Danbury, CT 06810
Est. 1696

Phone: (203) 744-6177

Office Hours:
Monday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thrift Shop Hours:
Friday 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday Worship:
Sunday    10 a.m.–11 a.m.