The First Congregational Church of Darien

United Church of Christ

A community of faith since 1737

Global Mission Trip to Kenya
November 20, 2017
Global Mission Trip to Kenya

Global Mission Trip to Africa, Kenya for Adults and Youth, led by Rev. Gary Morello.  These documents will explain the mission trip this summer! Crossing Thresholds Brochure Africa Welcome Packet

As his ordination approached, both Gary and I insisted it was not only about his life, but most especially about FCC, Darien. My charge to all churches present at his ordination reflected this.  Some churches produce ministers and contribute to Read More

  Our homes are joyless this week as we absorb the Baptist church massacre in Sutherland Springs, Texas. Grieving these losses within our numbed selves gets harder and harder. Three of the worst massacres in US history have happened in Read More

November 2, 2017

Last Sunday we recalled the Protestant Reformation. A tenet from back then was simul justus et peccator, which means at the same time we are yet sinners, we are also justified, or made alright by God.  So every Christian is Read More

Memorial Garden
November 1, 2017
Memorial Garden


We haven’t observed Reformation Sunday since I became your pastor, but we’ll so this Sunday.  This day is not as often observed anymore, quite frankly, because the numbers of Christians and churches in America is slipping so precipitously, that we Read More

October 19, 2017

Last Sunday was remarkable in so many different ways.  Attendance was robust.  Our Show Up and Sing galvanized our praise from the first note of the first hymn. Ten new members joined, sharing their stories. And another ten are in Read More

Dressings to Drumsticks Fair November 19

An old tradition is back!  Come before or after the 10:00 service on Sunday, November 19 to shop for things to enhance your Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.   The Fair is put on by the Women’s Association. We will have your favorite offerings: Bake Sale Read More