December is White Bag donations. If you were not able to bring your donation to worship, personal care and food donations are always accepted and appreciated. Place them in the outreach basket at the first floor elevator lobby. Continue reading

Housing Services of Mid Michigan (HSMM) is a local non-profit agency which provides homelessness assistance, rental subsidies for people with disabilities, first time homebuyer’s down-payment assistance, housing search assistance, and more. On October 5th, the Outreach Board made a $1000 donation … Continue reading

First Congregational Church Outreach Board in conjunction with Charlotte’s Courthouse Square Association and Peace Lutheran Church will again be sponsoring a concert in the summer line up of Concert on the Square.  Located just across the street from our church … Continue reading

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board decided they wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. October we will be collecting towels and linens. November will be offerings from the Brown Bags — food and grocery items and White Bags — toiletries and health items.

December we will once again collect mittens, scarves, hats and winter paraphernalia for our community. Don’t forget winter Coat Drive. Your monetary donations toward this will allow us to purchase coats at quantity discount for people less fortunate. These are distributed thru SIREN/Eaton Shelter and Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center. 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 74 shoeboxes were packed and wrapped by six volunteers. These boxes have been delivered … Continue reading

We will be hosting our 5th Annual Community Easter Dinner from noon – 2pm on April 1st, Easter Sunday, in the Bess Fulton Room. The meal is offered at no cost to anyone looking for a good meal or just good company. Everyone in the community is welcome. Continue reading

Join us on Mondays during Lent 2018 for supper and a showing of TED Talks, followed by a short discussion, with themes centered around “Be the Church.” At 6pm, we will meet in the Bess Fulton Room for supper and … Continue reading

Two families will be adopted from Housing Services next month, white gifts of toiletries will be collected Dec 17, 2017 and a mitten tree will be up all month for donations of hats, mittens, scarves, and socks and underwear have been added to the list of needs this year. We will continue the “giving tree” theme through 2018, watch for the monthly list of items. Continue reading

The annual holiday tradition Festival of Trees is just around the corner. The festival is a display of themed Christmas trees that are sold silent auction style.

Proceeds from the festival this year will benefit Eaton Clothing and Furniture Center. We are encouraging anyone who would like to support this organization to donate a tree. Businesses, service clubs, and individuals are welcome to participate. Continue reading