Connect with the World

First Congregational offers many different ways to make an impact in our community. We believe all people have dignity and deserve to have safety, food, and a right to belong in our world. We regulary support the below organizations with volunteer hours and financial contributions. Make sure to sign up for the Comma to get regular updates on FCC ministries!

4Saints & Friends Food Pantry

4Saints & Friends Friday Food Pantry is a “client choice” pantry, meaning that we give those we serve the option to pick the items they prefer. Through community partnerships, we are also able to offer diapers, a limited supply of personal care items, and pet food.


11:00am to 1:00pm every Friday, excluding major holidays. Registration begins at 10:00 am

2529 Mt. View Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76103


We are located in the Community Life Center on the campus of Meadowbrook-Poly United Methodist Church.


Sign up to volunteer here, or contact Rhonda Grundy for more info!


LGBTQSaves mission is to provide safe and brave spaces for social and personal development of LGBTQ youth.
They provide a variety of physical and virtual programs, including Lifeline Chat, Weekly Youth Meetings, Scholarships, Bias-Free Affirming Haircuts, Gender Affirming Shapewear, Suicide Prevention Training, and more. 


FCC actively volunteers for LGBTQSaves initiatives, recently hosting the group and their families for a Thanksgiving Feast!


Sign up to volunteer here, or contact Karla Lott for more info!

4th Saturday Mobile Pantry

4Saints & Friends hosts the Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB) Mobile Pantry – a drive-thru grocery distribution designed to feed 200 families – on the fourth Saturday of each month. Items at the Saturday distributions vary widely based on TAFB inventory, but often include fresh produce, canned goods, milk, rice or noodles, and other things.

11:00am to 1:00pm on the 4th Saturday of each month


2529 Mt. View Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76103


Food is distributed from the parking lot across the street from the Community Life Center at Meadowbrook-Poly United Methodist Church.


Sign up to volunteer here, or contact Rhonda Grundy for more info!

Global Ministries

Global Ministries is a joint mission program between the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ. Global Ministries works with approximately 290 faith-based international partners in close to 90 countries to work for justice, reconciliation and peace. 


With partner churches, nonprofit organizations, and ecumenical bodies throughout the world, we share life, resources, support, and faith. This often includes advocacy work, opportunities for mutual exchange and learning, sharing of mission personnel and financial and material resources, and being in prayer for and with international partners. Join us in realizing our vision that all of God’s people and creation share in God’s abundant life.


Learn more about Global Ministries here

Room in the Inn


During the hottest months (July and August) and coldest months (December, January and February) of the year, host congregations around Fort Worth open their doors to men experiencing homelessness in our community. 


We provide a comfortable space for our neighbors to enjoy a restful evening, including two warm meals, fellowship and a peaceful night's sleep. 


FCC partners with South Hill Christian Church to host 5 men, each Wednesday evening through Thursday morning, during the summer and winter.  Our guests prescreen and register through True Worth. 


We welcome your participation in this important mission. Your services will be greatly appreciated by our guests and you will receive much in return!


Contact Ann Cartwright for more info!

Refugee and Migration Ministries

The UCC has a long history of providing and creating robust structures of welcome for the resettlement of refugees and the protection of asylees within the United States, while advocating for and responding to the needs of those displaced globally.

The United Church of Christ offers many opportunities to accompany refugees, including hosting refugee families in partnership with refugee resettlement offices across the United States, financial support through One Great Hour of Sharing for service to refugees, asylum seekers, and asylees in the United States and worldwide, serving as UCC Partners in Service volunteers with refugee resettlement agencies and United States’ partner organizations serving asylum seekers.


Learn more about Refugee and Migration Ministries here