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First United Protestant Church is a rich part of Hilo’s history and is part of the greater United Church of Christ, a diverse denomination not only committed to following the teachings of Jesus Christ, but committed to welcoming all, loving all, and seeking justice for all. No exclusions! Check out our unique mission and vision statement and how we are seeking to be the church in the world.

Join Us For In-Person Worship:

We have resumed in-person worship services for both First United Protestant Church and the Kosraean Hilo Congregational Church. Our Sunday worship times are:

First United Protestant Church at 10:00am | Kosraean Hilo Congregational Church at 1:00pm

Our Mission

Our mission is to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ by working together to overcome the barriers that exclude and divide people, so that God’s inclusive love may be known.

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Worship with Us

Join us for worship every Sunday at 10:00am. Come just as you are and know all are welcome.

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Our History

First United Protestant Church of Hilo has a unique history and was founded by early missionaries who arrived on the Big Island. It received its charter from King Kamehameha V in 1868.

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Kosraean Church

Kosrae Hilo Congregational Church is a group of people who are, in word, together. We’re together with God because of God’s kindness and commitment to humanity.

Worship Service: Sunday at 1:00pm
Etwai (Youth) Service: Sunday at 2:30pm
Evening Service: Wednesday at 7:00pm
Women’s Christian Association: Friday at 7:00pm

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