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

Kids These Days

I was in a parking lot awhile back, just about to back out of my space when I caught a glimpse of something in my rear view mirror. Two teenagers, a boy and a girl, were having what appeared to be a very serious conversation. Now, I’m not one to poke into other people’s business,

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