THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH IS A UCC 5 for 5
Our Church's Wider Mission Special Support comprises gifts to the four Special Mission Offerings in the United Church of Christ, per capita dues, and gifts that are specially designated for the Conference, national setting or UCC-related
One Great Hour of Sharing: Giving Help, Hope and Life
Supports partners in more than 70 countries with ministries that fund development projects, feed the victims of famine, provide services for displaced people, and respond to natural disasters. These ministries are the responsibility of Wider Church Ministries, Global Sharing of Resources.
Neighbors in Need: Justice and Compassion Like a Mighty Stream. Supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, including ministry carried out by the Council for American Indian Ministries (CAIM) and by the national offices of Justice and Witness Ministries.
The Christmas Fund: Remembering Those Who Serve Our Church. Provides financial aid to retired and active ministers and their surviving spouses and children who face overwhelming financial demands, a ministry carried out by the Pension Boards.
We Support These Local Ministries
Coalition for Compassion and Justice:
Vision: Hope and Relief for People in Poverty.
Mission: To provide vital services, education and advocacy for those living in poverty, leading to self-sufficiency and a fair and just community for all.
Prescott Area Shelter Services:
Our Mission: Since we are a people who take hope seriously and believe in the innate worth of every human being, it is our job to take people where they are and help get them where they want to go. The shelter will provide basic resources to homeless/ transitional women, children and families of Yavapai County. Our facility will be an outreach program by connecting guests to current outside resources. http://www.prescottshelter.org/
Prescott Community Cupboard:
The Prescott Community Cupboard has been an emergency food source for the Prescott, AZ area since 1973. They deliver their services without regard to the recipient’s race, national origin, faith, sex, disability, or age. Our church supports this program every month through our food donations and time and service.
People Who Care:
Our Mission: People Who Care volunteers provide caring non-medical assistance to adults unable to drive due to physical limitations, in order to help them continue living independently in their own homes and communities.