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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

Cocoa and Viking Cookies a Hit at 2018 Nordic Fire Festival An estimated 6,000 visitors from around Michigan and other states made Charlotte their destination for the 2018 Nordic Fire Festival Feb. 23-25. Once again First Congregational Church of Charlotte … 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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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.

James will be here in Charlotte on Tuesday June 13th. Continue reading

Enjoy music from the Annual Choir Concert 2017, featuring the Senior Choir and Celestial Bells. And mark your calendar for June 13, 2018 for the next FCC Spring Concert. Continue reading

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

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