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A feel-good film based on a true story in England. Funny and warm, with characters you care about, this film says something about societal attitudes towards those who are different. It has a great story, lots of humor, and excellent acting. Continue reading

Our world is still in need. Banks and suggested giving calendars are available in the Bess Fulton Room near the Outreach Giving Tree. They will be collected starting March 17. Or an online offering can be made thru the UCC web site at https://www.ucc.org/donate_to_oghs Continue reading

The quilters that meet every Thursday night at 7pm in OUR annex invite you to a Quilt Show!  A great celebration of quiltmaking. FREE ADMISSION Quilt Show 2019 Saturday March 16 9am – 5pm Sunday March 17 11am – 3pm … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Walk for Warmth is a volunteer community effort to assist low-income families with their heat-related utility bills.

This event is sponsored by the Capital Area Community Services, and all funds raised through Walk for Warmth go to directly assist those who otherwise may not be able to heat their home. Additionally, all funds raised in Eaton County are only used to assist those who reside here. Continue reading

The Chanticleer is a monthly newsletter, distributed to members and friends of First Congregational Church. We welcome most comments and articles. Chanticleer article deadline is the 18th of each month. Download This Issue as PDF Browse Past Issues

2/4/19 Happy Valentines Day Everyone, Here is all the info that you could possibly want… Upcoming events: Feb 16 Men’s Group after 8am in the Annex Library Feb 16 Prayer Shawl Knitters after 9am in the Lounge Feb. 19 Living … Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Outreach Board HELPING HANDS CHALLENGE One of our supported beneficiary organizations, Helping Hands, has outgrown it’s food pantry location in downtown Charlotte.  In December, Outreach Board voted to donate $1000 toward their plans to build a larger, more people-friendly facility … Continue reading