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Welcome

Through the love of our Creator God, we welcome you to the First Congregational Church, Eugene, Oregon!  We are a progressive Christian community and an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ.


Banner-YouAreTheLightNo matter who you are, no matter where you are on life’s journey, 
you are welcome here!

You are welcome here if you know what you believe, and you are welcome if you have no idea what to believe,

for we will provide a safe space for you to explore and to grow.

You are welcome here if you are married, or if you are single, a parent, or the child of one,

for we will be a warm and welcoming family to you.

You are welcome here if you feel alone and you are searching for connection and meaning,

for here, we are all the body of Christ and together we will find our way.

You are welcome here if you are carrying a heavy burden or if you are feeling the joy that comes with life’s triumphs

for we are here to help you find the strength you need and to celebrate with you.

You are welcome here if you are seeking ways to heal from spiritual wounds,

for we strive to embody God’s grace and the love shown so clearly by Jesus in everything we do.

What's Happening?

  • Congregational Preschool is Hiring for 2017/2018!
    Congregational Preschool is Hiring for 2017/2018!
    Congregational Preschool is a play-based, teacher inspired educational environment where children flourish and grow. We are hiring for teachers, extended care staff, and substitutes. Our teacher schedule is 8:00 to 12:30. We are also hiring for extended...
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  • Photo of 3 children with school supplies
    Impact of Homelessness on Children and their Education
    Did you miss the Housing Initiative’s latest forum on Sunday, April 23rd?  A video is now available.  A panel of people working in the field shared their knowledge and heartfelt insight on how homelessness impacts the education...
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  • Sacred Conversations: Climate Change - Our Planet in Peril
    Sacred Conversations: Climate Change – Our Planet in Peril
    In April Sacred Conversations will explore the issue of Climate Change and Global Warming. The warmest years on record for North America consecutively were 2014, 2015, and 2016. The odds of this happening by chance are...
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  • Sharing Our Life Stories
    Sharing Our Life Stories
    Wheeler Room: Adult & Youth Education Everyone has a personal story to tell.  Come and hear some of these stories as members of our congregation step forward to share some of the unique events and experiences that...
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  • Graduating High School Senior Scholarships
    Graduating High School Senior Scholarships
    First Congregational Church Endowment Committee is offering financial assistance to graduating high school seniors through the Elkin/Nelson Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will assist students in furthering their careers for college, vocational training or certification.  Scholarship awards...
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  • Cup of Coffee
    Fellowship Hour Hosts Needed
    All cookies and supplies provided! All you need to do is come to church from 9:00-9:55 a.m. for set-up and then come back to the kitchen after worship service at 11:00 a.m. to help see that...
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Upcoming Events

  • Sacred Conversations: Climate Change
    April 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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  • Forum: Transitional Housing #4
    April 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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