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It’s a Wonderful Life is a 1946 American Christmas film, directed by Frank Capra, and starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, is considered one of the greatest films ever made. With the endearing message that “no one is a failure who has friends,” Frank Capra’s heartwarming Christmas masterpiece continues to endure, and after 70 years this beloved classic still remains as powerful and moving as the day it was made. Join us and bring your friends to watch this beautiful classic film on the big screen! Continue reading

‘Tis the season for music, and we have two big events that showcase our choirs during this holiday season.
On Saturday, Dec. 8th, our Senior Choir will be performing on the Community Band’s Holiday Concert at the CPAC, and both the Celestial Bell Choir and the Senior Choir will be participating in the traditional Lessons & Carols presented during worship Sunday, Dec. 16th. Continue reading

The annual holiday tradition Festival of Trees will be Nov 23 5-9pm, Nov 24 2-5pm. The festival is a display of themed Christmas trees that are sold silent auction style. Visitors wander through the forest of trees with themes as … Continue reading

Mark your Calendar: Sunday, Nov. 18 is the Ecumenical Service with four other community churches at Peace Lutheran, 7 p.m. The choir will sing and a great musical celebration is planned. Continue reading

It’s that time of year. Soon the snow and cold winds will be blowing in to Michigan. The Annual Coat Drive kicks off Sept 30, 2018 Please help keep our local children warm. Continue reading

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board decided they wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. October we will be collecting towels and linens. November will be offerings from the Brown Bags — food and grocery items and White Bags — toiletries and health items.

December we will once again collect mittens, scarves, hats and winter paraphernalia for our community. Don’t forget winter Coat Drive. Your monetary donations toward this will allow us to purchase coats at quantity discount for people less fortunate. These are distributed thru SIREN/Eaton Shelter and Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center. Continue reading

If you have not stopped by to take a look at the labyrinth be sure to do so. It is FINISHED! If you visit after dark you will see the glow stones in action. Aug. 25 was Planting day at the Labyrinth–Thank you to the many hands that made light work. There are about 400 sedum planted. Continue reading

In case you ever wondered, First Congregational has handicap accessibility.  From our Welcome Page: Both of our buildings are handicap accessible. The main building has a newly remodeled ramp on its northwest corner, and features an elevator inside the building. … Continue reading

This seminar was a wonderful examination of beliefs and ethical teachings associated with various world religions with the goal of increasing our ability to acquire a greater awareness of and appreciation for the diversity and similarities among the world’s religions. Audio recordings are available HERE so that you might study various aspects of the world’s religions and enjoy a deepened capacity for compassion and respect towards others in general.

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