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”

Rev. Seth Ethan Carey

Is There Room in Your Glass?

  Is There Room in Your Glass? By Rev. Seth Ethan Carey We’ve all had the discussion: are you a glass half empty or glass half full kind of person? In other words, are you generally optimistic or pessimistic? Typically, I’m the guy who will tell you that the glass is half empty, and that

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