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.

New Constitution and Code of Regulations

Please go to the “Special Events” tab on this Website to view the new Constitution and Code of Regulations that will be voted on in the 2015 January Annual Meeting.

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: The family of Jim Nickols, fhe family of Randy Weaver, the family of Grace Darden Cain, the family of Tim Tillinghast, Tom/Jackie Holland, Georgianna Brunow, Leroy Hayes, Gladys Knott, Chuck Williams, Martha Wright, Richard Andrews, Jackie Harward, Roberta Leimbach, Bill, (cousin of Bill Deehr), Jennifer (Michelle Martinek’s sister), Linda Stamps and Ed Bagola (Frank Gioffre’s cousins), Bruce Wright, Jeff (Emily’s brother), Bev Hohman (neighbor of Ethel Lois), the Beatty girls’ great grandmother, Virginia Ilene Brundgage Wright, Russell (Trish’s brother), Vic (Holly Bragdon Bianchetta’s father-in-law), Casey Dendinger Ellis, Tammy (Serena’s daughter), Lynn Green (cousin of the Gioffre’s and Wilma Jean Kernell), Dick Kernell, Marty DeMuth, (friend of Martha Wright), Chase Aruskevisius, Mary and Bob (Becky Vaughan’s brother and sister), Jeff McDonald, Kate Proctor’s grandmother, people working on Sunday, kids in school dealing with illness, those stricken by Ebola and those caring for them, children killed in places of violence in the world, people of Ukraine and the Middle East, the kidnapped Nigerian school girls, those who died in service to our country, those who are lonely, those who are struggling with their faith, those facing tough decisions, those traveling, those suffering the results of severe weather, wildfires, victims of violence, victims of bullies around the world, 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:

Nancy Wallace is home after surgery and doing well, Rev Casey enjoyed being a judge in the Speech and Debate competition at Edison High, Bill and Connie Deehr’s mothers are doing better, Janice has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Huron Yacht Club. A big thank you to the Webelos for raking leaves in the Church yard and at the homes of Church members. Thanks to Evelyn for the donation of tools for the Tool Sale. Thanksgiving for willing hands to help out whenever we need them. The Hartman’s granddaughter received her white jacket as se began her 3rd year of Pharmacy School. Grateful that gas prices are going down. Hollie and Marianne are grateful for prayers. Grateful for new beginnings. Thanks to Carter for fixing the drain at the BHCC. Grateful for the children we have in the congregation. Thanks to Evelyn for her 51 years of faithful service to this Church. We will miss you.

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Contact Us

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