The Old First Church

The First Congregational Church of Bennington, Vermont

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Picture of Church in Summer

Photo by Kevin Bubriski.



Rev. Kenneth A. Clarke, Pastor

Nancy Andrews, Office Administrator



The Old First Church was gathered in 1762, the first Protestant church in Vermont. Much of the early history of Bennington and of Vermont took place in and around the original Meeting House, built in 1763, and the present church, built in 1805 and dedicated January 1, 1806. As a result, the Vermont Legislature, in 1935, designated the church as "Vermont's Colonial Shrine".

We warmly invite you to worship with us each Sunday.

September through June: 11:00 am
July and August: 10:00 am

View this month's newsletter and calendar for upcoming events.

Old First Congregational Church:
Vt. Rte. 9 and Monument Avenue
Old Bennington, VT 05201
Map to the church: MapQuest or Google Maps

Church Office (at the Barn)
and Mailing Address:

1 Monument Circle
Bennington, Vermont 05201
(802) 447-1223




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