10:00 a.m. — Worship Service and Sunday School

A Message from our Moderator:  First Congregational UCC’s Open and Affirming Covenant

Listen to the our Sunday sermons or subscribe to our Podcasts.

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, April 21, 2019, Easter Sunday, Witness Like Mary

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, April 14, 2019, Palm Sunday, Walk With Me

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, March 24, 2019, Come Back To Me

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, March 24, 2019, Our Future

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, March 17, 2019, Prepare!

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, March 3, 2019, Transfigured, Transformed, Trans-Everything

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, February 17, 2019, What About A Sabbath?

Rev. Patrick Nicolino; Sunday, February 3, 2019, Would You Believe HIM?


Monday:  noon – 2pm
Tuesday:  9:30 am – 11:30 am
Wednesday:  9:30 am – 11:30 am
Please bring a picture ID along with a proof of residency in Lorain County (ie: a utility bill with your address on it).  Additional requirements will be supplied at the door.

Elyria Food Panty List

Lorain Food Pantry List

Second Harvest Food Bank Information


Please join us for a Pancake Breakfast on the 2nd Sunday of the month from 11am  to noon after the 10am worship. Come and join the youth for delicious pancakes and sausage. The pancakes are homemade and are sure to please everyone.


Read our most recent newsletter, The Courier, May, 2019

See our calendar: May, 2019


First Church Women meet the first Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise noted).  They enjoy a lunch and program beginning at noon.

Lunch and Program Schedule—2018/19

All luncheons start at 12 Noon in the Great Hall on the FIRST Wednesday of September, October, November, December, February, March and May.  This year’s schedule includes:

September 5, 2018: Kelly Boyer Sagert will tell us all about her just published book: “Lorain Lost Places.”

October 3, 2018:  Bette Lou Higgins: “Ohio Ghost Stories” gets us ready for Halloween.

November 7, 2018:  Susan Tansey O’Keefe: All about New Life Hospice’s important work.

December 5, 2018:   Nancy Horvath: “The 12 Days of Christmas” like you’ve never heard it before!

February 6, 2019:  Ohio President’s Wives: All eight First Ladies from Ohio will be our guests today!

March 6, 2019:  Sister Mary Berigan: The special work that Blessing House does.

May 1, 2019:  We treat ourselves to lunch at The Elyria Country Club (so no one has to cook!) with special entertainment yet to be announced.

All lunches are homemade by one of the following groups: FCW Board (September & December), Mayflower Guild (October & March), Sue Schillig with Pam & Dennis Scholle (homemade soup & bread in November & February), and The Elyria Country Club (May).

All luncheons are $6/person payable at the door with the exception of May at The Elyria Country Club which is $20.

Please join us for delicious food, good fellowship and informative and entertaining programming!!  ALL are MOST Welcome!!


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