A Note from Our Pastor

The Rev. Julia Burkey


         Welcome to First Church in Middletown! We are thrilled you have come to our website. We hope you come visit us in person too, at 190 Court Street in Middletown. We worship every Sunday in our beautiful sanctuary space at 10 am, and have opportunities for gathering and service throughout the week.

           You will find First Church warm, welcoming and eclectic. We are real people who care about bringing goodness into the world, in the context of Christianity. It isn’t so much what you believe that matters—we don’t like dogma either. We care about community and relationships, and think church offers something unique and valuable to our culture.

          Everyone is welcome, and I mean everyone. We strive to stay aligned with the love and movement of God in the world, while creating a safe place for our faith to flourish. If you are young or old, gay or straight, male or female, or a little bit of all of these, you are welcome! I hope to meet you soon.

                                                                                                 Rev. Julia

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