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

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

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

Shoe Box Ministry Outreach board collected and wrapped over 50 shoeboxes, filled with toys, games, books, and snacks. The shoeboxes will be given to the Siren Eaton Shelter and the Eaton Clothing & Furniture Center who will then distribute the … Continue reading

This annual fundraiser helps our youth show off their skills & talents, and perform a unique service to the community. The proceeds from the Spaghetti Dinner fund our “Cleaning Buckets” project for Housing Services of Mid-Michigan. Continue reading

Lots of good opportunities to “reach out” this holiday season: White Bags, Coat project, Mitten Tree, Adopt a Family gifts. Join in and feel the warmth of giving! Continue reading

Thank you to everyone who supported the Let Us So Love prayer pocket project. Many people generously contributed time and materials to create almost 1000 knitted, crocheted, and sewn pockets, blessed in the Sept 20 worship service. Continue reading

UCC Sets Goal to Build 50 Quake-Resistant Homes in Nepal November 06, 2015 Taking the next step in its broad program of support for Nepal’s recovery following April’s devastating earthquake, United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries has set the goal … Continue reading

Visit our Hope Garden spot, behind the annex for a peace filled experience of garden in all seasons. Benches allow for a place to rest and surrender yourself to the sun, the rain, and the wind, as do the flowers and the birds. Surrender yourself to God. Wish for nothing but one thing: that his will be done, that his kingdom come, and that his nature be revealed. Then all will be well. (Eberhard Arnold) Continue reading

Relay for Life Charlotte is from 1 pm on Friday, June 21 to 1 pm on Saturday, June 22 at the Charlotte High School track. Opening Ceremonies are at 6 pm on Friday, followed by a celebration of our survivors. Continue reading