Ongoing ministries

and Ministry Partners

Amazon Smile

This will be an ongoing ministry as it does not require face-to-face contact.

"Another way to contribute to our church:


Did you know that Amazon has a special program set up to help non-profits such as our church? The program is called Amazon Smile. A percentage of all of your Amazon purchases will go to the church. It is easy to sign up, especially if you already have an Amazon account.


In the website address line type in Find the search window and type in First Congregational Church of Escondido. Our name has to be typed in exactly as written in the last sentence. Then follow the prompts and set up your own account. Remember to always go to the Amazon Smile website first to log in when you make a purchase on-line. A good idea would be to set the address in your favorites.


Many thanks to Barb Galyean for taking the time to go through the circuitous process to get our church listed on the Amazon Smile program. If you have any questions, call the church office at (760) 745-3320.


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The food bank will continue to operate!

Our mission is to take care of the basic needs of individuals and families living in the communities of Escondido, California and surrounding areas. Inspired by the words of Jesus Christ in the book of Matthew, we reach out to those who are most vulnerable in order to help them gain stability in their lives. This often begins in the form of fulfilling immediate needs, such as food and shelter. Please see website for more information. This vital community service is now in Plymouth House on Monday and Friday, from 10-11:00 A.M. 

alabaster jar project

Discontinued Until Further Notice


For prayer concerns please contact the church office at:

or (760) 745-3320

angel wings cards

Angel Wings greeting cards are for sale in the church office during the week. What a thoughtful way to recognize friends and loved ones, and support your church!

Fellowship hour

Fellowship Hour will resume when we again meet in the sanctuary.

Please consider signing up to host our Fellowship Time after worship! Our bulletin each Sunday says that each of us a minister in the life of First Congregational Church. This is one way you can serve your church--and it can be such a fun way!


You and a friend or two can work together as hosts. It is hoped that you will provide a snack or treat to serve along with the coffee and punch that are provided by the Congregational Life Team, and prepared each Sunday by Marsha Hamilton. Part of the ministry is the clean-up afterwards. We have instructions to help guide you through this service. There is a sign-up board near the coffee/punch table with several months from which you can select a week that is convenient for you.


Discontinued until we resume on-site services.

What an easy way to help support FCCE by using scrip! Major Market and Stater Brothers grocery scrip is available in the church office Monday through Friday during business hours.

haven house DINNERS 2020

Discontinued until further notice.