Church History

The Congregational Story

The year 1881 saw the beginning of the Congregational Church of Antigo.  A small group met at the home of B. F. Dorr to discuss organizing a church.  On September 17th, 1882 the new church was dedicated with Deacon J. Tibbits as preacher and acting pastor.  The pipe organ was installed in 1915.  Musical appreciation and activites have always been an integral part of the tradition in this church.  Between 1908 and 1912 the church was enlarged, church school rooms added and the basement made larger and a modern kitchen installed. 


The Unity Story

Unity Church was formally organized in 1890.  The following year work was complete on a modest building first used as a church, later as a parsonage and finally made into a parish hall.  A new house of worship was constructed in 1897.  In 1957 the E/R Church united with the Congregational Churches to form the United Church of Christ.


Faith United Church of Christ

Faith United Church of Christ came into being in 1971 with the merger of Unity Evangelical Refromed UCC Church and The Congregational Church.  This new congrgation voted to worship in the former Congregational house of worship.  Many of the Unity Church accoutrements grace Faith UCC.  The alter is located in Faith's Chapel and the electric candelabras are used during the Advent and Christmas seasons.  In 1974 Faith purchased a parsonage next to the church and also inheried the Latta property.  The parsonage has since been removed and the Latta propery sold.  An addition and elevator were added in the late 80's providing access to three levels; the entrance, santuary, offices and classrooms, and the basement.  In the basement area are the handicap accessible restrooms, kitchen, and Pilgrim Hall.  After the elevator was installed it became the vision of the church to provide a food pantry for the community.  The food pantry is still housed at Faith but is now a community entity.  In 2001 the pipe organ was totally refurbished enhancing the musical tradition of the church. 



July 18, 2024

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