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

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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