Recurring weekly events: Tuesdays, Jeanette's Closet, 9-11:30am, and Prayer Group, 1:30-3 pm. Thursdays, Bible Journeys, 8:15-9:30am
When the schools are closed for bad weather, Jeanette’s Closet is likewise closed.

Updates to recurring events

  • Bible Journeys is on hiatus until Spring 2020.
  • Jeanette’s Closet will be closed December 17th, 24th, and 31st. See you in 2020!

  • Scroll down to view special upcoming events at First Church!

    Hip hip hooray! Our annual snowflake sale is this Saturday! Shopping starts at 9am! First Congregational Church, 33 S High Street, Bridgton

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    Tree Lighting & Caroling at Bridgton Hospital

    Join in the fun at Bridgton Hospital’s tree lighting ceremony on December 12th at Main Hospital Rotunda. The tree lighting ceremony and holidy music, provided by our very own First Church Choir, will start at 5 pm! Following the tree lighting, we will be caroling–and all are welcome to participate! Hymnals will be provided! What better way to get into the Christmas Spirit?

    Young Adult Christmas Party

    All young adults* welcome to this evening of fellowship and festivity on 14 December from 5 to 7:30 pm! Childcare available upon request. Please email Sandy Wissmann for more information (

    *What age counts as “young adult?” We’re not quite sure, and we’d rather not set firm limits. If you feel like a young adult, join us. We’d love to have you!

    Teen Christmas Party!

    Following worship on Sunday, 15 December, all teens are welcome to join us for our annual teen Christmas party! Be prepared to go outside for a photo scavenger hunt and bring a wrapped present for Yankee Swap (suggested value $5). Lunch will be served and games will be played!