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Each spring, the Outreach board organizes helpers to clean up yards for congregants and community members who need it. These volunteers, armed only with rakes, shovels, and the occasional wood-splitter, ventured forth during the first two weeks of April to tame … 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
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
Charlotte Congregational Church Highlighted on Pipe Organ Tour The pipe organ at First Congregational Church was highlighted on the recent “organ tour” by the American Guild of Organists, Lansing chapter. The historic Holtkamp pipe organ at the Olivet Congregational Church … Continue reading
Camp Talahi serves as a summer church youth camp, and a retreat center for churches. Pick up a registration form at Sunday School or our church office or on line. 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