Our world is still in need. Banks and suggested giving calendars are available in the Bess Fulton Room near the Outreach Giving Tree. They will be collected starting March 17. Or an online offering can be made thru the UCC web site at https://www.ucc.org/donate_to_oghs Continue reading

“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

Join us for the 82nd Annual Church Bazaar! Lots of homemade baked goods, canned goods, crafts and repurposed jewelry. AND a Luncheon on Friday and Cookie Walk on Saturday. Phone or email your lunch order in to our office by Thursday, Nov 8. for fast delivery or pick up. Continue reading

We  HOSTED! the 53rd UCC Michigan Conference Annual Meeting at First Congregational Church Charlotte, October 12 & 13, 2018. This was truly an honor  to share our hospitality with our fellow Michigan Conference Churches.  The theme was Be Not Afraid … Continue reading

Happy Wednesday Everyone, We have a big weekend coming up. The Commons Ribbon Cutting ceremony is finally here. Ribbon Cutting will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Join us and bring friends. There will be a pulled pork meal (smoked for … 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, This week’s email blast begins with a message from the Moderator. The other updates will follow. Friends, brothers and sisters:   At First Congregational, folks don’t sit around.  The work of this summer has been three-fold: building the Commons … Continue reading

If you have not stopped by to take a look at the labyrinth be sure to do so. It is FINISHED! If you visit after dark you will see the glow stones in action. Aug. 25 was Planting day at the Labyrinth–Thank you to the many hands that made light work. There are about 400 sedum planted. Continue reading