Welcome to FCCGE,
an Open & Affirming

At First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, we rejoice in our community of faith, strengthened by diversity, including diversity of culture, economic status, age, ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, and physical or mental abilities.

We affirm that God is glorified when we welcome all people to our spiritual community, as Jesus did. Wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.


“Thoughts from the Pastors”

Where the Water Tastes like Wine
Where the Water Tastes like Wine

 I attended a wedding when I was much younger, when my father married my stepmother, Louise. I was only about twelve years old at the time, and Dad and Louise did their best to include my brother and  me in the celebration. We both served as groomsmen for my father, and they told us that

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