Dear Members and Friends of First Congregational Church UCC of Charlotte, MI, As members of the Pastoral Search Team, we want to express our gratitude for the trust you have placed in us. We have been meeting weekly for the … Continue reading

Join us for the documentary film, LANDFILL HARMONIC, Sunday, August 4TH
POTLUCK LUNCH AT NOON with the film showing following in the air-conditioned church annex. Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage. Continue reading

Here are three words you probably never thought you’d hear uttered in the same breath in church: God, Sex and Scripture. Well, that is the title of a new 8-week workshop in biblical interpretation. Over the eight weeks,  scriptures related … Continue reading

We have been handed a gift. Calming the frightened, feeding the hungry, clothing the naked – that’s us paying attention. This family is an oasis of unconditional love blinking against a thickening fog of hate and intolerance. Instead of thinking that we need to find ourselves to find more people like ourselves, perhaps we only need to ask others for help being ourselves. Continue reading