WHO ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT PEOPLE AT FCC?
I’ve had this quote sitting atop my desk for weeks. I share it now because this Sunday, after our 10 am service, is our Annual Meeting part one, to consider [...]
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Summer Beauty
The summer is such a precious time of the year. You can see children playing in the fields, parents are able to come home earlier than usual from work and [...]
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Guest Preacher
First Congregational Church of Darien, please help me welcome The Reverend Holly Adams to our community of faith this weekend. As we do best, allow our visitor to feel the [...]
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What Matters Most
In this lifetime we will be presented with thousands of choices. As a result, it is important that we take the time to set priorities. Often times, in ministry, people [...]
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Renewed, Restored, and Redeemed
This Sunday, the text that will be preached by our very own, Joe Pankowski, is one of my top five favorite scriptures. Jesus is making a very bold statement. He [...]
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A Snack for the Soul
Here at First Congregational we have the privilege of celebrating two beautiful sacraments: The sacrament of Baptism and the sacrament of Holy Communion (also known as “Eucharist” or “The Lord’s [...]
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HISTORY
Almost every Sunday morning, prior to service, I sit on top of the balcony in our historic church submitted to Jesus Christ in prayer. I listen, closely, hearing the voices [...]
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The Powers of Love
FCC community of faith, as we celebrate the resurrection, it’s a perfect opportunity to preach a sermon series on love (Agape, Eros and Phileo) proclaiming the good news of our [...]
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Partner with a Passion and a Purpose
Friends, for almost three years I’ve had the privilege and honor to serve The First Congregational Church of Darien. During this time, I’ve been able to share my passion about [...]
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Pursue Your Purpose
2018 has started off with a bang! Last weekend, January 7th, I had the privilege and honor of officiating the wedding of my eldest sister, Melissa Kathryn Penza. Our family [...]
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