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This seminar will examine 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. It is also hoped, of course, that studying various aspects of the world’s religions will deepen our capacity for compassion and respect towards others in general.

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The Neighbors in Need offering, which we will receive during Worship on Sunday, October 1, supports the United Church of Christ’s ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States. Two-thirds of the offering is used by the UCC’s Justice and … Continue reading

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. Continue reading

Starting May 17th, James Leitner will begin a journey backpacking across country to help raise money for the Philadelphia Serengeti Alliance. All donation will go towards repairing broken wells and training communities how to maintain them in the Mara Region of Tanzania.

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On Sunday, April 2nd, the Diaconate board hosted a congregational movie night. Nearly 20 of us watched Chocolat on the big movie screen, and enjoyed lots of snacks including popcorn, cheese and crackers, and several yummy chocolate desserts. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

In a project started several years ago, Outreach Board at First Congregational Church collects craft supplies, games, toys and snacks for Spring Break entertainment. This year 60 shoeboxes were packed and wrapped by eight volunteers. These boxes have been delivered … Continue reading

First Congregational-UCC of Charlotte once again hosted a table inside the main tent of the second annual Michigan Nordic Fire Festival that was held February 24-26 in Charlotte. Our hot cocoa warmed many visitors seeking shelter from the cold wind … Continue reading

Thanks for VOTING The votes have been counted, and the final tallies are shown below. The planning committee has started meeting to incorporate your priorities that were established into design proposals.   WHAT’S NEXT? The next meeting will be held in the annex … Continue reading