Worship Times

 

Why FCCGE

Welcome to FCCGE,
an Open & Affirming
Church

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.

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SENIOR MINISTER

“Thoughts from the Pastor”

Rev. Seth Ethan Carey

A Community without Walls
A Community without Walls

    Last year, I had the chance to work a volunteer shift at the Northern Illinois Food Bank with about thirty volunteers from our church. That was a great thing in and of itself, but the coolest part was that we partnered with the Islamic Center of Wheaton that night to work our shift

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Join a Group

Life is better in community. Here at FCCGE, we offer a wide range of welcoming Commuity Groups that cater to different spiritual...

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Serve Others

We are grounded in tradition, centered in worship, called to serve and free to dream. We believe that everyone is a child of God.

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Our Denomination

We are part of the United Church of Christ (UCC) founded in 1957, but made up of churches dating all the way back to 1620.

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MEMBERSHIP

Become a Member,
Make a connection,
Join a community

When you join a church, you become a voting member of the church. Members vote on the church’s budget each year, they vote on which of the members should serve as key leaders, and they even vote on whether or not to call a new pastor.Worship is the heart of what we do as a faith community. Serving others is a part of the deal, as you are able. You will make a difference and the church will be different because you have joined it.

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