Inspirational Big White Church

Welcome to The Big White Church

The United Church of Christ acknowledges as its sole head, Jesus Christ, Son of God and Savior. It acknowledges as kindred in Christ all who share in this confession.

Sunday Worship Hours:

10:00 am – 11:00 am Worship
11:15 am – 12:00 noon Sunday School
11:00 am – 12:00 noon Social Hour

Our Vision Statement: God has No Limits!

At Berlin Heights First Congregational UCC, we are dedicated to being a viable, visible, nurturing, and active member of our community.   Through our committed staff, pastor, and lay leaders, we shall be a welcoming and faithful witness to God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit in this day and in this community.  We will be recognized for our outstanding worship, children’s programs, family life development, and the place where members of this community of all faith backgrounds feel welcome.  This church is open and accessible to all in the community and provides for spiritual growth and Christian fellowship in a welcoming environment.

Our Church:
• We are an affirming people, saying “yes” to God who is revealed in Creation, manifest in Jesus Christ, present through the Holy Spirit and is known in the Bible, understood in the historic creeds of the Church and experienced through one another in community.
• We are a covenanting people and joining with God and one another in a unique relationship of promises which God initiates.
• We are a searching people and seeking to learn God’s will and way for us as disciples in the world today.
• We are a witnessing people and committed to demonstrate the Good News of God’s love throughout all of creation.
• We are a welcoming people and a Church which reaches out to invite and include persons of every age, tongue, race, and religious background.

Prayer Concerns:
Remember in Prayer: Jim and Jean Nickols, Tom and Jackie Holland, Georgianna Brunow, Leroy Hayes, John and Pat Carson, Gladys Knott, Chuck Williams, Becky Smith, Debbie and Lynn Green, Martha Wright, Richard Andrews, Jackie Harward, Tim Tillinghast and his wife, Shane Oehling, the family of Sue Quellhort, Michelle Henery, Robin Price, Amy Parcher, Randy Weaver, Phil Hamilton, Lisa Benke, the family of Alan Wiencke, Dick Kernell, Bill Gammie, Jess Orshoski, Bev Hupfer, Roberta Brunow, Kory McDonald, Linda, John O, Bill, Denny, Izzy, Dr. Chris Canfield, Pauline Malone, Laura Jones, the family of Mrs. VonThron(principal at Shawnee elementary school), students and people of Huron, those lost in the mudslide in Washington, people of Ukraine, Malaysian flight 370 and their families, the people of Garrettsville, those who are lonely, family in need of prayer, those traveling, those suffering during severe weather, victims of violence, victims of bullies, trouble spots around the world, leaders of the world, First Congregational UCC, the Ohio Conference UCC, our Government leaders and those in the military.

Our Joys:

Todd Mullen and daughter, Rylie got the sound system in the Sanctuary working, Baptism of Mark and the boys and Mark and Emily joining the church, Garryn’s 12th birthday, Natalie’s BFF visiting and singing in choir, Grant is fine after an accident, Eddie— the eagle is back with a friend at Meadow Brook farms, red-winged blackbirds, Norma’s brother is doing better and is in rehab, Steve saw a flock of bluebirds, Girls Scout cookies are here. Rev . Gary’s installation , Hollie Beatty and girls are getting a new home, the sounds of children’s laughter, Kylee and Lanease’s Malley’s fundraising and winning passes to Kalahari, flowers in Ethel Lois’s yard, Pat is home and doing well, Adam, Annie and Connor Link are coming home for 6 weeks in June for Adam’s rotation at Firelands Hospital, Norwalk High School basketball team #1 in Division 2 State Championships, new Acolyte robes, cross necklaces, and cinctures provided by Wilma Jean Kernell, Sharon Bittner for making the new Acolyte robes. Successful performances at Solo and Ensemble Contest for Aurora, Jenelle, and Natalie!

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Contact Us

First Congregational UCC
5 East Main Street
PO Box 66
Berlin Heights, Ohio 44814
Email Rev. Casey Cain