Introducing Interim Senior Minister Denise Terry

We are delighted to introduce Reverend Denise Terry.

Learn more about Pastor Denise.

See article in Darien Patch.

Sunday Services

In Person at 8:30 & 10:00 am

We are holding services inside our beautiful meetinghouse at 8:30 and 10:00 am with COVID-safety protocols in place, including mandatory masks and spacing between pews. Attendance is capped at 50, so please sign up to reserve a seat.

Livestream at 10:00 am only

NEW Livestream link!  Our 10:00 am service (only) will be livestreamed via LocalLive each week. You are always welcome to participate “remotely” from wherever you are! You can watch live and replay the services.

Learn more about coming to church in person, and what we are doing to help protect your health and safety.


  • FCC Darien Welcomes New Minister

    October 1, 2020

    October 1, 2020 – Darien, Conn. – First Congregational Church of Darien welcomes Reverend Denise Terry, who will preach her first sermon this Sunday, October 4 at the 9:00 a.m. service outside on the lawn at 14 Brookside Road in Darien.  Beginning on Sunday, October 11, the church will resume its 8:30 and 10:00 services... read more

  • Farewell to Pastor Dale

    September 24, 2020

    Service of Farewell for Dale Rosenberger On Sunday, September 20, we held a special Service of Farewell for Reverend Dale Rosenberger, to commemorate his retirement after 41 years in ministry, the last nine years with our church. Dale preached his final sermon,”What It’s All About,”and his daughter Lise spoke about his life and career in ministry. We... read more

The First Congregational Church of Darien

FCCD is an accepting and welcoming community where faith in Christ’s teachings makes a difference in our lives, in our homes, and in the world. We are a close spiritual family, eager to make room for new friends at worship and to get the good word out about our church and the work we do.

Whether you contemplate a new church home, seek sanctuary from the noise of daily life, or look for answers to life’s most essential and difficult questions, you are welcome here.

Learn more about visiting or joining our church.

Learn about the First Congregational Church Nursery School.

Where do we come from?

Our church history goes back to the 1660s, and our first settled minister, Moses Mather, was called in 1744. On the occasion of the 200th birthday of the Town of Darien, we invite you to read a lively new narrative with stories and vignettes from the history of our church and its role in founding our community.

We welcome all visitors! Have questions? Here are some answers to the questions most often asked by first time visitors. Please contact us if you’d like further information about visiting or joining.