Sunday Services

In Person at 8:30 and 10:00 am

We are holding services inside our beautiful meetinghouse at 8:30 and 10:00 am. Masks are required for everyone and advance sign-up is not required. Learn more about coming to church in person, and what we are doing to help protect your health and safety.

Livestream 10:00 am Service & Special Events

Click here to watch Rev. Anthony Weisman’s candidating worship service on January 9.

We are happy to announce FCCD voted to call the Rev. Anthony Weisman as our next Senior Minister. Anthony will start on Monday, February 21. The church’s leadership will be working with Anthony to make sure he is able to hit the ground running.

Upcoming Special Services:

January 30
Hymnfest
Enjoy some of our favorite hymns and readings at both services.

February 6
Rev. Denise Terry’s last sermon as Interim Senior Minister. We will be planning a farewell celebration for Denise in the next few weeks.

February 27
Fat Sunday featuring special jazz music.
Rev. Anthony Weisman will be in the pulpit.

You are always welcome to participate “remotely” from wherever you are! You can watch live, or  replay the servichttps://vimeo.com/645870436es later on our Vimeo page.

Livestream link!

Visit our Local Live page to see all services and events that are streaming each week. Any special events and concerts that are open to the public will be accessible through this page as well.

Highlights

We hope you have been able to join our church family for some of the  in-person and online events that our amazing team of clergy and volunteers put together. In case you missed anything, our special events and previous services are are available to stream. We invite you to view them and follow our video collection here.

News

  • Welcome to Rev. Anthony Weisman

    January 12, 2022

    Dear Congregation,I am happy to announce that the First Congregational Church of Darien voted today to call the Rev. Anthony Weisman as our next Settled Senior Minister, starting Monday, February 21. The vote came after Anthony preached a “candidating” worship service to a congregation totaling at least 175 people in person and online. This was... read more

  • Fat Sunday, February 27

    January 12, 2022

    Join us as on Sunday, February 27 to welcome Rev. Anthony Weisman and for special jazz music.

  • Hymnfest, January 30

    January 12, 2022

    Join the choir in celebrating some of our favorite hymns at the 8:30 & 10:00 services.

  • Red Cross Blood Drive, January 20

    January 12, 2022

    January is National Blood Donor Month and we are happy to once again be able to host Red Cross Blood Drives. Our first drive is scheduled for Thursday, January 20 from 1:00 to 5:30 pm in Parish Hall. Please visit https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=FCCD To schedule your time.

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.