Fairfield Gardens and Food Pantries

 Join our local team growing fruits and veggies for food pantries in metro-Bridgeport.  Last year we were able to supply about 80 boxes of produce to Operation Hope, nOURish Bridgeport, and Bridgeport Rescue Mission (we also kept a ground hog very happy).  

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Face Masks for Sale


$10 each

(money raised to support Racial Justice initiatives…anonymous donor covered costs)

Free Delivery to your home or home mailbox on weekend or you can pick up in church office. Mask will be in envelope with your name on it.

Leave payment in Church Treasurer mailbox. Checks made out to First Church Congregational with memo of Face Mask(s)

Order by sending email to Jacque Paige at jpaige@smithhanley.com, or calling her at 203-763-9624.



2 Ways to Help Operation Hope

Weekly Meals


Sign up to make a meal and feed our brothers and sisters in the community!

If you have any questions, please contact Lauren Winston at  winston.lauren@gmail.com

Lunch Volunteers


We have been able to lift the moratorium on in-person volunteering for our Community Kitchen and are in need of regular volunteers to serve lunch Monday through Friday, 11:30am-1:00pm. The Community Kitchen is located at 50 Nichols Street, Fairfield. Volunteers must be 18+ and follow COVID protocols. Send us an email to info@operationhopect.org to let us know which days of the week you can regularly help. Thank you!



Helping Hands Near and Far

Middle Road Service Project

Two ways to to lend a hand close to home

(Opeeration Hope) and on the  prairie

in South Dakota (Simply Smiles).

Children and Youth

Disciple Road - Sunday School (ages Pre-K-5th)

Confirmation (9th Grade)

Middle Road (6th-12th Grade)

High Road - Youth Group (9th-12th Grade)


Deliver Non-Perishable Food, Diapers, Checks, and Gift Cards

to Wakeman Hall by Thursday Afternoon for delivery to the Food Pantry of the

Mercy Learning Center on Friday Morning!!


These are basic items that will help right now:

·     bags of rice and bags of any type of dried beans, lentils, etc.

·   tomato paste, tomato sauce, or diced tomatoes

·   oatmeal, cream of wheat, corn meal,

·    pasta, cooking oil, flour      

·   powdered or evaporated milk

·   canned meats, canned fruit, canned vegetables

·   toilet paper, bars of soap, other toiletries

·   Diapers: sizes 4, 5, and especially 6

·   Gift cards: Stop and Shop, Shop Rite, Walgreens, CVS

·   Financial Donations: Mail to First Church, check payable to Mercy Learning Center.       

 Thank you!!

Women's Spirituality

Meets the Fourth Wednesday of the month at 6:30PM.

Come refresh your spirit, mind and body!

Contact Rita Skog for details and Zoom login information

This Fall they will be reading  Bad Girls of the Bible by Liz Curtis Higgs

Bible Study 

Join Rev. David Spollett  

Sundays 9:00AM-9:45AM (Begins 9/27)

Wednesdays 10:00AM-11:00AM (Begins 9/30)  


via Zoom to explore the Bible through open discussion in a small group setting. All are welcome!

For login information contact Rev. David Spollett