FAITH IN ACTION

We believe in active ministries, framing our faith through service.

WORSHIP

THE DIACONATE

Minister alongside the Pastors in Worship.

CHANCEL CHOIR

Lead us in praise during Sunday Worship. Learn More

(Rehearsals Thursday evening)

CHILDREN'S CHOIR

Children lead the congregation in praise through song and Orff instruments. Learn More

(Rehearsals on Sundays)

PAGEANTS

Children and adults lead us in dramatic presentations of the sacred story.

FLOWER COMMITTEE

Coordinates flower donations for Sunday Worship.

USHERS

Greet and seat members and guests who come to worship.


CARE & NURTURE

PRAY TOGETHER

Meets Sundays at 9:15am and Wednesdays at 7:00pm in the Chapel for open prayer and support.

COMPASSIONATE CARE

Provide services for members after hospitalization, a new baby and other needs.

WELCOME MINISTRY

Help those  who are new to feel welcome and  introduce them to what First Church has to offer.

FLOWER COMMITTEE

Bring flowers and love to members of the congregation.

HOSPITALITY

Welcome members and visitors.


FAITH FORMATION

Adult, Children and Youth 

ADULT EDUCATION

Educational ministry for adults. Learn More

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

Faith formation for children and parents.

Parent Fellowship

DISCIPLE ROAD

Adult teachers and shepherds lead and learn with children on Sundays. Learn More

CONFIRMATION

Ninth graders and adult mentors seek and discuss their place in the Church.

MENTORS

Adults learn and grow with youth confirmands.

MIDDLE ROAD

Prayer, fun and growth for 7th and 8th grade.

HIGH ROAD - YOUTH GROUP

Prayer, fun and growth for 9 thru 12 grades.

Learn More

SERVICE TRIPS

Youth and adults learning and growing in service.

YOUTH MINISTRY SUPPORT TEAM

Join  youth in their faith journey.


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OUTREACH AND SOCIAL ACTION

TEAMS WITHIN FIRST CHURCH

OUTREACH MINISTRY

Putting faith into action in the community.

COVENANT TO CARE

Support for families and children in foster care.

SOUP KITCHEN SAINTS

Prepare meals for 150 guests of Merton House.

REFLECTIONS ON RACE

 Understand the meaning of our own racial identity, to discern  God's plan for addressing the existing injustices. MORE INFO

REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

Work alongside C.I.R.I. to assist in finding a place in the community for refugees and immigrants. MORE INFO

THE STORE

Provides affordable, clothing and household items to the community. MORE INFO

Two Houses, One Home

Plan shared worship, activities, and hospitality along with members of First Baptist Church, Stratford.

THE LOFT COMMUNITY

An affirming support group for LGBTQ+ people and their friends. Meets Fridays at4pm at the church. Email vrose@firstchurchfairfield.org for information.


WHO WE SUPPORT

COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

Volunteers support our community partners in ministry to Bridgeport. MORE INFO

OPERATION HOPE

Members cook supper for 50 guests of the Operation Hope shelter. MORE INFO

C.I.R.I.

Assist in helping to settle refugees and immigrants. MORE INFO

SIMPLY SMILES

Working toward bright futures for indeginous people in Oaxaca, Mexico and La Plant, South Dakota. MORE INFO

CROP WALK

Walkers and sponsors raise money to end local and internationall hunger. MORE INFO

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Teams build houses for God's people in need. MORE INFO

MADISON SCHOOL

Volunteers read-a-loud, mentor and tutor in Bridgeport School. MORE INFO