White Bags and Brown Bag gifts of food and household products were collected during worship in November and December. 58 bags of food were collected from our congregation Next collection is for household products: toilet paper, paper towel, facial tissue, diapers, wipes, soaps, shampoos, personal care items 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.

As part of the Birthday Club Fundraiser idea, where members with birthdays in individual months come up with a fundraiser to benefit the general fund and offset any shortfalls in the budget, Rinckeys (both born in June) hosted another successful DESSERT AUCTION October 11. The first one was held by the CARE Community two years […]

Saturday, March 16th at 7 PM University Lutheran Church 1020 S. Harrison Rd East Lansing, MI Join with the Charlotte Congregational Church choir in supporting an interfaith benefit concert hosted by All Faith Alliance for Refugees. The concert will help fund St Vincent Catholic Charities in their ongoing work with refugees. Our choir will be […]

Scout Sunday is February 10, 2019 Troop 45 has been chartered by First Congregational Church, Charlotte since 1928.  Over that 91 years we, as church members, have enjoyed a lasting and deep commitment to the success of scouting and the young men who have used this building, added hours of community service and provided a […]

While this movie viewing has already happened We want to share that we have gotten several good documents to guide us in helping the homeless. There are copies available in the Church Office. Also know that dialing 211 from any where will connect you to a confidential local assistance help line for community resources and referral services for Homelessness.

“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.

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.

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 to support their extremely important work in our community. “The Mission of Housing Services Mid […]

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 (Isaiah 40:9) “Get you up to a high mountain, O Zion, herald of good tidings; […]

Happy Slippery Tuesday, REMINDER: The Annual Meeting is this Sunday after church. Rachel Harvitt is providing a luncheon so we can all have the energy necessary to vote. Thanks Rachel! Upcoming dates: Jan. 19–all day Cub Scout Pinewood Derby in BFR Feb. 10 at 4:00 in the Annex Large Meeting Room–movie night The Homeless Chorus […]