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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

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

Another Fesrival of Trees has come and gone. We had a wonderful time. Thanks to everyone who participated. We were able to raise $1980 for Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center. They will be providing lots of boots for children in need. Continue reading

We have been handed a gift. Calming the frightened, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked – that’s us paying attention. This family is an oasis of unconditional love blinking against a thickening fog of hate and intolerance. Instead of thinking that we need to find ourselves to find more people like ourselves, perhaps we only need to ask others for help being ourselves. Continue reading