First Congregational Church of Darien 5-21-16

United Church of Christ Roof ‘Unsound’ — Services Moved to Parish Hall for Now

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The Meeting Hall of the First Congregational Church  at the corner of Brookside Road and the Post Road is closed after an engineer inspected roof beams and found them to be unsound, Senior Minister Dale Rosenberger has announced. In a message dated Thursday, May 19 on the website of the oldest congregation in Darien, Rosenberger wrote:
[W]e’ve learned the timbers in our historic Meetinghouse roof and ceiling are structurally unsound and need rebuilding. Before I detail that, the upshot of this sudden news is that we are unable to occupy the Meetinghouse at all, until after reconstruction. Right now, we are still assessing the instability looming overhead in our sanctuary. So for the months ahead we plan to worship Sunday mornings in our Parish Hall.

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Discussion about Islamic Faith & Traditions at First Congregational Church

On Sunday, Jan. 24 at 11:15 a.m. The First Congregational Church of Darien will host an open and frank discussion about the Islam faith and traditions.  All are welcome to attend.  The discussion will be held in Parish Hall, 14 Brookside Road, Darien. “You can’t go a day without hearing about Islam,” says Gary Morello, Associate Minister at First Congregational Church.

CBS News First Congregational 12-17-15

Darien Church Featured in CBS Program on Religion and Marriage

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Here’s the full video of a half-hour program on “Marriage, Religion and Modern Life” that will be broadcast Sunday at 1 p.m. on Channel 2 (WCBS-TV) but is already on the CBS website.  
The program features the Rev. Dale Rosenberger and members of the congregation at the First Congregational Church in Darien. The full video,below, is almost 27 minutes long (from this Web page on the CBS News website):

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