September 22, 2019

All are invited!
All are welcome!

We are Handicap Accessible!


Please click the link to our Food Bank Sun. page for more info.




THIS SUN., SEPT. 22nd please join us in our
Historic Sanctuary for Worship at 10 a.m.

Following worship we will hold our "Ice Cream Fellowship"!
(By special request of our Pastor Mike)
Please sign up to bring a favorite flavor or topping.
Everyone is welcome and invited, even if you don't bring anything!

TUES., SEPTEMBER 24th join us at 
(the old Mt. Vernon Hotel) 
for our
Fund Raiser
This ALL DAY event will support our Steeple Restoration Project.
Stop in for lunch or dinner or even just for a beer!
$1 from each beer sold all day will go to the Steeple Fund.
Complimentary hors d'oeuvres will be available but please enjoy a great meal there too.

NEXT SUN., SEPT. 29th everyone is welcome to join us in our
Historic Sanctuary for Worship at 10 a.m.
All are invited!
We are calling for "All Hands On Deck"
as we move all of our Rummage Sale Racks and Rummage
into the parlor so we can begin "Rummage Set Up"


Jimmy Needs A Kidney!
And so do alot of people!
To ask about donating a kidney
to Jimmy Apostolopoulos or
to one of the thousands who need one,
please call the Lehigh Valley Health Network at


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JULY/AUG. 2019


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AUG. 2019



We wrap our prayers around the all victims of hatred & violence everywhere.

Love is Stronger than hate.

God help us.


(Please note NEW DATES!)
Friday, Oct. 11th from 9 a.m. til 4 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 12th (bag day) from 9 a.m. til 1 p.m.
"Left over Rummage Give Away"
(2 bag limit) from 1:25-2:00

We will be accepting your gently used items until
Tues., Oct. 8th
Items may be dropped off when the Church Office is open
(please call 610-258-3361 to make sure someone is here) 
or on Sun. after Worship.

Accepting items that are clean & in good condition...
Clothing, Housewares, Kitchen Items, Small Appliances, Books, Videos, Lamps, Sporting Goods, Fashion Accessories, Bedding, New Items for our "New Table", Kid's stuff, etc.


Many thanks to so many of our local Churches, Stores, Organizations and Individuals who helped make
Easton Area Shoe Drive
It takes our Community of Love to fulfill this important need for so many families and we could not do it without everyone's help!
God bless you all!

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We lift our prayers for peace.

Lord Help us to end this kind of hatred and violence.
Holy One, called by many names, our hearts are once again touched and broken by events in our communities. You created us from love and call us to love you and to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Once again we find ourselves facing the reality that fear is among us instead of love.
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We pray for the families and friends of those murdered and injured in these latest acts of violence, LORD.  We pray for ALL of our Faith communities globally and extend love, peace and comfort in the midst of yet another tragic moment. We pray for healing for the injured and for those lives that are torn apart today. We stand boldly as Christians believing that the love that comes from you is greater than the fear that destroys lives and communities.  Amen.

Let us all join together to stand for Love over Hate.

Shalom. Salam. Paz. Peace.



Welcome to the First United Church of Christ, Easton website. We are very excited that you have joined us. We strive to recognize and nurture the Christ in ourselves and each person that we encounter along the way. The United Church of Christ is a thriving community of believers, and lovers of the word of God. First UCC Easton has a long tradition of outreach and service to its members and the community. We hope you will join us for service on Sunday to experience for yourself the fellowship of Christ.



No matter who you are, or where you are on your life's journey, you're welcome here. Join us in celebrating First UCC's respect for the past and faith in the future.

Booksale of "333 Journal Pages" by Linda Wright helps support our Steeple Fund!

Please click here for more info!



Historic Steeple and Clock Tower Restoration

NEW! PBS 39 Steeple Project Report

NEW! Steeple Restoration Video


Steeple daytime 3Our First U.C.C. of Easton Steeple, with its height and beauty, commands the attention of visitors entering Easton from every compass point. Our Steeple and Clock Tower, last restored in 1971, are in urgent need of repair. We are currently undertaking a project to restore them. Please click HERE for further information on this restoration project and to see how you can help!  





 WFMZ First Church Steeple Video Story (March 12th, 2018)


Check out this very cool video link

 "Spirit in the sky: Views of Easton Church Steeples".

 Courtesy of Lehigh Valley Live

 AND This article ...

"The Oldest Churches Still Standing in the Lehigh Valley"

 Courtesy of Lehigh Valley Live



 First United Church of Christ Service Times

Worship & Sunday School at 10:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome!27 North Third St., Easton, PA 18042

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Come join us! Do you want to be part of a special group of people? If you want, let us know you are coming, so we can welcome you as you join us!   DIRECTIONS & PARKING





Meet Our Pastor

Senior Pastor Rev. J. Michael Dowd -

Rev. J. Michael “Mike” Dowd  began his pastorate at First Church in 2002 and has been an active leader in our church and community. Mike has extensive experience in leading organizations and has earned a B.A. History, M.Div., from Moravian College and Theological Seminary and M.A. Organization Development from the University of Delaware. He is committed to a ministry in our downtown community as is our Church leadership. He brings a unique blend of experience in the pastorate, business, training and political world to our church and our ministry. As well as serving our church as our spiritual leader Mike has served as a member of our County Council, and as Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and a trainer for Dale Carnegie with his wife Kathleen.  Mike and Kathleen have two daughters.


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