First Congregational United Church of Christ
Search Committee NEWS - In light of the impossibility of proceeding with the normal process, and in light of Pastor Bruce's need for some assurance whether or not he has a position at our church, a Designated Term Pastor – by Council vote, offered a position to Pastor Bruce for a defined term, with understanding that once in-person gatherings are allowed, the Council and congregation would proceed with the mechanics of a congregational vote on offering a call for Settled Pastorate at any time during that 2-year period.
Using Zoom - Using Zoom conferencing software, you can participate with other church members in remote meetings and virtual prayer services. You can join from a computer, a smart phone, or even using a regular phone. For all church services and meetings, we will be using the following Zoom meeting details. For security, Zoom now requires a password […]
April Movie – RESCHEDULED - “A Place at the Table” One nation underfed. Really? Many of us don’t think of the U.S. as the land of the underfed. In this era of the expanding waistlines, we hear far more concern about obesity than we do about hunger. But the two are more closely connected that many of us realize. A […]
Cooking Classes for Lent - The Church as Educators group is hosting a new Lenten event this year. We’ve invited some talented members and friends of the church to show you how to make a signature dish: March 6th : Gluten-free Vegan Banana Bread, by Suzie Skougard March 20th: Baklava, by Mary Kohmuench – To be rescheduled April 3rd : New York […]
Green Efforts for Lent - The Faith Foundation for being Stewards of the Earth and for Fasting during Lent from the Green Team The spiritual teachings and foundational texts of all major religions call on their members to care for the Earth and to love our neighbors. We cannot love our neighbors without also protecting the air, land and water […]
Oak Tree Removal - Trees get old, as we all do. The alternative to choosing to cut them down is they may fall down, die, ruin something or continue to litter branches and make a mess. January 14, 2020 the old oak on the east side of the church came down. Thank you to Justin Brummett, Big Kid Tree […]
Black History Celebration - Honoring our O&A commitment and in keeping with the initiative creating Black History Week and Black History month Dr. Ron Field led us in discussion that was thoughtful and well attended. Watch for future dates and continued sessions on Black History as we follow this journey into discovery of how to "Be the Church", acknowledging our prejudices and heritage.