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Scout Sunday is February 10, 2019 Troop 45 has been chartered by First Congregational Church, Charlotte since 1928.  Over that 91 years we, as church members, have enjoyed a lasting and deep commitment to the success of scouting and the … Continue reading

The Homeless Chorus Speaks Sunday, February 10th at 4:00 PM Annex Large Meeting Room This powerful documentary, as seen recently on PBS, paints a real picture of the lives of the homeless in San Diego. Life is tough on the … Continue reading

Outreach Board HELPING HANDS CHALLENGE One of our supported beneficiary organizations, Helping Hands, has outgrown it’s food pantry location in downtown Charlotte.  In December, Outreach Board voted to donate $1000 toward their plans to build a larger, more people-friendly facility … Continue reading

“Labyrinth Planet” was created by Vincent Brady of Windwalker Underground Gallery here in Charlotte. If features the Congregational Commons labyrinth at night, and is the September image in the Windwalker 2019 Calendar. Continue reading

Happy Slippery Tuesday, REMINDER: The Annual Meeting is this Sunday after church. Rachel Harvitt is providing a luncheon so we can all have the energy necessary to vote. Thanks Rachel! Upcoming dates: Jan. 19–all day Cub Scout Pinewood Derby in … Continue reading

It’s that time of year. Generous support of this project has allowed us to purchase110 coats! These will be distributed thru local charities; Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center and Siren/Eaton Shelter. There is still time to donate! Continue reading

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board decided they wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. January 2019 we are requesting sheet sets and small size men’s jeans for the ECFC, waist sizes 28 to 34, and February and March will be a bedtime theme of kids pajamas/books/sheet sets/toothpaste and brushes –use your imagination! This will be celebrated with a Sunday School lesson celebrating Dr. Seuss, March 4. 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