Accepting Everyone

Whoever you are, wherever you are on life’s journey,
you are welcome here.

Finding Actionable Hope

Ready your hands, feet, & heart to make a difference in the community & the world.
Learn more about ways to get involved. 

Welcoming All

With programs for people of all ages, there is a place for you here.
Come and visit us soon.


First United Church of Christ in Northfield, MN, is a thriving community of faith seeking to practice the courageous love and justice of Jesus.


Trinity Sunday – May 26, 2024

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Sunday Worship Livestream

Sunday mornings at 10:30 a.m.


Sermon and Service Archive


Pride in the Park

Join us for Pride in the Park on June 1 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. in Central Park! Click here to learn more.

Yoga on the Lawn

Yoga on the Lawn will begin on June 2! The on-demand access will be available through the months of June, July, and August. On demand yoga is free and available for the first 25 people to sign up by May 26th. To read more about this offering click here!

Forest Bathing Retreat – July 19-20

First UCCers are invited to embark on a Forest Bathing Retreat from July 19-20 at Mount Olivet Retreat Center in Farmington. Meals are provided. Space is limited – we have spots for 19 people total. If you’re interested in attending, please sign up by clicking here. The signup will be closed by June 27. Read more about Forest Bathing and leader Johanna Schussler here.



Welcome to the photo library. Here you’ll find our an array of content from First UCC from Mindful Moments to Pride celebrations retirements parties.

First UCC Events

Carrie Newcomer concert, Pride in the Park, retirement parties, special services, community services, and more. See how committed First UCC is to the Northfield community!

Mindful Moments

Looking for some peace? Maybe you need a little motivation or some reassurance. You’ll be sure to find a little bit of everything here!


Ruth’s House provides transitional shelter and support for women and children in crisis. If you need help, please call them at 507-332-2236.

Donations (monetary or physical items) and volunteers are also always needed!

Click here to learn more.

Sarah’s House is an offshoot of Ruth’s house and is a safe sober living space in Northfield. It is designed to help women transition to healthy independent living.

Click here to learn more.

Community Action Center (CAC) is a wonderful resource for community members who are looking for aid in any shape or form.

CAC has branches in Northfield and Faribault. They are always accepting volunteers and donations!

Click here to learn more about the CAC.


Health and Wellness Space at First UCC

We are considering setting aside one of our classrooms to be a space reserved for health and wellness appointments such as Reiki, massage, counseling, spiritual direction, or nutritional counseling. This opportunity will be open to church members who would like to offer occasional services in our space for an extremely reasonable price. If you would be interested in discussing this opportunity, please email Pastor Cindy at

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Out in the Open

Our very own Pastor Cindy Maddox appeared on the Out in the Open podcast which is hosted by Northfield’s very own Mrs. Moxie, talking about faith, religion and spirituality.

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