Mission Overview
A.R.C.'s Mission: "To alleviate the causes of violence, suffering and hate while advancing peace, justice and human dignity." Beyond promoting interfaith harmony, A.R.C. helps with refugee resettlement and operates a court-endorsed program for domestic violence offenders. It has played a role in developing numerous ministries and programs within the community, including the chaplaincy programs at both Danbury Hospital and Western Connecticut State University, the Housatonic Habitat for Humanity chapter and the Interfaith AIDS Ministry.

Becoming Involved
If you are interested in participating in the A.R.C. or have other questions regarding The First Congregational Church's support of A.R.C., please contact the church office at 203-438-8077 or complete our online form.

Financial Support
If you are interested in financially supporting A.R.C., you can donate electronically or write a check in the amount you care to give to The First Congregational Church and note in the memo field, the gift should be used toward the A.R.C. mission. The check can be placed in the offering plate at any worship service or can be mailed to the church office: The First Congregational Church, 103 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT 06877. 100% of your designated gift will be sent to the mission and all donations are fully tax deductible.

For more information on A.R.C., go to: www.arcforpeace.org