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

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

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

As of July 15th, Rev. Phil Hobson has been released as settled pastor for our church, and we have currently located an interim minister from the UCC to help guide us through this transition period.  Rev. Curtis DeMar-Johnson will preach … Continue reading

Meet with members of the Commons Planning Committee to see what is next in our summer plans. Please plan to join us as we rejoice what God has made and many hands and hearts have supplied. Continue reading

We have been exploring ways to provide church fellowship as well as increase income sources for our church budget from not only our congregation but friends and family too. A sign up sheet is available at coffee hour, to indicate your month of birth and then meet the other members interested in being part of your BIRTHDAY CLUB “committee”. Continue reading

It was a dream come true, the bank property adjoining our church properties and annex became available for purchase. The price was right! the Endowment monies were increasing and the Board of Trustees and congregation began a journey into the … 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