Announcements & Upcoming Events

Announcements & Upcoming Events

Entries for 2018

The Interim Pastoral Nominating Committee is so very pleased to announce that the Session has called Rev. Thomas P. Groome III to serve as Interim Pastor for a one-year term commencing February 1, 2019 and ending January 31, 2020. Tom Groome is a lifelong Presbyterian. He received his Master of D...

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The date was September 23rd 1853. On that date 81 persons in Bridgeport CT, signed a Pledge to incorporate as an Ecclesiastical Society. This act was the founding of our Church. The Pledge made 165 years ago, by the 81, is a Pledge we at First Presby still honor. This October 28th our church wi...

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Let's go! Come along on a 5-week journey of understanding Scripture in the light of the historical-cultural context in which God placed it.  We'll go to the desert of the Dead Sea Scrolls to meet the Essenes, examine how Jesus was tempted, follow John the Baptist's mission, go throu...

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Wednesday Bible Study continues this Wednesday with the Book by Book study on the Book of John. This Gospel will expand our view of Jesus, showing us again and again that He is the eternal Son of the Father, the divine Mediator over the whole creation, the LORD of the New Creation. Wednesday Morning...

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The American Chamber Orchestra opens its 16th season with a fall concert on Saturday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Performing with the orchestra will be the choirs of the Cheshire Connecticut High School. Music on the program will be by Bizet, Schumann, Schwartz and Berlin. Suggested...

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Memorial Garden Service, November 4

Posted on October 22, 2018 in: Worship

The Worship committee has chosen Sunday November 4, as the date for the Annual Memorial Garden ceremony. During the morning service of worship, we will set aside a moment of solemn remembrance during which the names of members and friends of our church who have passed away this year, will be read. A...

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Fall Work Day, December 8

Posted on October 22, 2018 in: Special Event

The fall all church clean-up day, sponsored by the Trustees, will take place on Saturday, December 8, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please bring your work gloves, rakes and leaf blowers. All church members and friends are encouraged to join in this annual event to help restore the church grounds and p...

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The Outreach Committee of First Presbyterian Church will again be producing a new pictorial directory with the help of LifeTouch Studios.  Each family/couple/individual will be professionally photographed, receive a free 8”x 10” color portrait and free copy of the new directory.&nbs...

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September 14 -16 Grab the girls and spend a weekend away, resting, and finding new strength at Berea’s Women’s Retreat. The schedule for the retreat is planned deliberately to give you a chance to grow and to be refreshed, to use the time in the unique way that you would most enjoy...

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Saturday, October 13, 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Grab your cowboy hat and boots and get ready for a high kickin' night of fun! Vote on your favorite chili at the chili cook-off, then enjoy a BBQ pulled pork dinner with all the fixins, and traditional barn dancing with a live caller and band....

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Founder's Day Remembrance

Posted on June 13, 2018 in: Worship

This fall our church will be 165 years old. The Outreach Committee is planning to host a Founders’ Day Themed Sunday that will include historical moment or message and special era Church music during the worship service followed by a coffee hour with an historical era and/or 165th birthda...

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Summer Vacation Bible School Save the Date for this summer’s exciting new VBS program: Shipwrecked  Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth to be held Monday, August 13 –17 with the closing ceremony on Sunday, August 19 during the worship service. Venture onto an uncharted island...

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The American Chamber Orchestra will present their Spring Concert on Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Performing with the orchestra will be the three winners of the 2018 Concerto Competition. Music for this concert will feature Mendelssohn, Saint-Saƫns, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Sousa....

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Easter Family Event

Posted on March 21, 2018 in: Special Event, Fellowship

Join the Fellowship Committee on Saturday, March 24 at 5:00 p.m. in Brooks Hall for an evening of Easter crafts, activities and a child friendly dinner. Please contact the church office to reserve your space for this family event.  

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ACO Concert, March 3

Posted on February 22, 2018 in: General News

American Chamber Orchestra The American Chamber Orchestra presents the Winter Concert on Saturday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. This will be a special concert of Gilbert and Sullivan music from four favorite operettas: Pirates of Penzance, Mikado, Iolanthe and Yeoman of the Guard. Joini...

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Ash Wednesday Service, February 14

Posted on January 30, 2018 in: Worship

The season of Lent, commemorating the 40 days and 40 nights in which Jesus fasted and prayed, will begin on Ash Wednesday, February 14. The Ash Wednesday service will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the candlelit Chapel. In this tranquil space we will share Scripture, hymns with piano, and the Lord&rsquo...

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