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Join Us for Worship

Join us on Sunday at 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary for Worship.  

For those more comfortable at home, we will broadcast at 10:00 AM using Facebook Live.  Use your computer or phone and go to

https://www.facebook.com/FCCBCT

 

 

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Join us for Worship

 

Join us LIVE in the Sanctuary

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Join us On-Line   Facebook LIVE

Sunday Mornings 10:00 AM

Our Location

46 Main Street

Bethel, CT 06801

Phone: 203-743-1877

Youth Group

In-Person Youth Program will resume this fall when school starts.


Check with Office for specifics


A MESSAGE FROM OUR PASTOR

The Rev. Suzanne E. Wagner was ordained into Christian Ministry in the United Church of Christ in 2002 after earning her Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Center, MA and earlier, her Bachelor of Fine Arts from William Woods University in Fulton, MO. Her major was in watercolor.
 
Rev. Wagner ended a six-year ministry at Orange Congregational Church in Orange, Connecticut as Senior Redevelopment Pastor after serving three other area UCC churches (Olivet Congregational Church, Wilton Congregational Church and First Church Congregational, Fairfield). She was a part time chaplain at Veteran’s Affairs Hospital in West Haven and earned her fourth unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at Yale New Haven Hospital, St. Raphael’s campus in preparation for Board Certification. In addition, Rev. Wagner lived in Jerusalem for a year in 2007-2008. She currently is on the Conference Ministerial Aid Committee, the New Haven Association Committee on Ministry, and has become and Annuitant Visitor in the UCC Pension Board Annuitant Visitor Program.
 
Reverend Wagner resides in Milford and she has three children, John, Daniel and Christine, all married, one grandson, two granddaughters, and twins on the way in August! Also, there’s Chagall, the purebred Siamese cat who thinks he is in charge.  In her free time she likes to watercolor natural science and botanical subjects, swim, walk and spend time with the grands!

 


OUR VISION

As a people of God, we seek to educate ourselves and our children in the ways of Christ so we can learn to use our gifts to better our world and our community by spreading the Word of God. We seek to create a warm and friendly environment within the church which will encourage all peoples to come and share their gifts in the service of God.    By nurturing and supporting individuals, small groups, and the church itself, we will effectively minister to specific human hurts and hopes in our Christian family, our local communities, and beyond.

 

 

 

 

OUR OPEN AND AFFIRMING COVENANT ADOPTED FEBRUARY 25, 2018

We, the First Congregational Church of Bethel, United Church of Christ, is an Open and Affirming congregation, believing that each of us is created in God's image. Following the One who we believe is Sovereign and Savior, we affirm that each individual is a Child of God, and welcome into our faith community persons of every race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, family structure, faith background, mental and physical ability and economic circumstance.

 

All are welcome to participate fully in the life, leadership, ministry and mission of this congregation, as we seek to grow together in a safe and nurturing community of faith. We commit ourselves to the ongoing work of being an Open and Affirming congregation, one that lives out the belief that God is still speaking. With God's grace, we journey together in Christian faith.

OUR MINISTRIES

Working toward a better world.


Children's Ministry

Children's Ministry is all about having fun and learning the message.  We hope you will be joining us!


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Youth Ministry

Check out our Youth programs. Our mission is to bring preteens and teens together to talk about Jesus.


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Music Ministry

Our Music Ministry is an important part of FCCB!  Learn more about our Sanctuary Choir.

Adult Ministry

 

Learn more about our Adult Ministry at FCCB.  Brews and Chews meets monthly

 

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