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The Chanticleer is a monthly newsletter, distributed to members and friends of First Congregational Church. We welcome most comments and articles. Chanticleer article deadline is the 18th of each month. Download This Issue as PDF Browse Past Issues  

“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

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

A labyrinth has only a single path, with an unambiguous route to the center and back, and presents no navigational challenge. They are generally flat, made only of colored designs on a stone floor, printed onto a canvas cloth, or built from low stones and plants bordering a gravel path. Traversing a labyrinth is not a mental challenge, but a spiritual and meditative experience. Continue reading

Hi All, As usual there is a lot going on so here goes… Aug. 22 Community Dinner at the Eagles, thank you Chris R! Aug. 25 Planting day at the Labyrinth–Many hands make light work. Planting will begin about 9 … Continue reading