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Join us as three individuals talk with us about their native country: how people live and work, what living conditions are like, about their social connections with family and the community, about religious practices, etc.

Topic countries will include: Ukraine, Vietnam, and Ghana.

We will have a potluck supper at 6:00, featuring an entrée from the highlighted country. Please bring a dish to pass. If you like a culinary challenge, find a recipe for a dish from the highlighted country! Then the presentation will begin at 7:00 in the sanctuary, with plenty of time to ask questions. Continue reading

26th Annual Harvest Feast Mark your calendar: Sunday, October 21 from 12 – 2 pm.  The Harvest Feast is a celebration of the great abundance and energy the Lord provides. Here’s what we’re having. Turkey with Dressing Mashed Potatoes and … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Cocoa and Viking Cookies a Hit at 2018 Nordic Fire Festival An estimated 6,000 visitors from around Michigan and other states made Charlotte their destination for the 2018 Nordic Fire Festival Feb. 23-25. Once again First Congregational Church of Charlotte … Continue reading

This seminar was a wonderful examination of beliefs and ethical teachings associated with various world religions with the goal of increasing our ability to acquire a greater awareness of and appreciation for the diversity and similarities among the world’s religions. Audio recordings are available HERE so that you might study various aspects of the world’s religions and enjoy a deepened capacity for compassion and respect towards others in general.

Click here to watch now! Continue reading

Starting May 17th, James Leitner will begin a journey backpacking across country to help raise money for the Philadelphia Serengeti Alliance. All donation will go towards repairing broken wells and training communities how to maintain them in the Mara Region of Tanzania.

James will be here in Charlotte on Tuesday June 13th. Continue reading

Enjoy music from the Annual Choir Concert 2017, featuring the Senior Choir and Celestial Bells. And mark your calendar for June 13, 2018 for the next FCC Spring Concert. Continue reading

On Sunday, April 2nd, the Diaconate board hosted a congregational movie night. Nearly 20 of us watched Chocolat on the big movie screen, and enjoyed lots of snacks including popcorn, cheese and crackers, and several yummy chocolate desserts. Thanks to everyone … Continue reading

First Congregational-UCC of Charlotte once again hosted a table inside the main tent of the second annual Michigan Nordic Fire Festival that was held February 24-26 in Charlotte. Our hot cocoa warmed many visitors seeking shelter from the cold wind … Continue reading

Thanks for VOTING The votes have been counted, and the final tallies are shown below. The planning committee has started meeting to incorporate your priorities that were established into design proposals.   WHAT’S NEXT? The next meeting will be held in the annex … Continue reading