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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) would like to … Continue reading

Pastoral Search Team continues to gather information and opinions from the congregation for the Local Church Profile document. Thank you to all who completed yellow page surveys. Continue reading

As part of the Open and Affirming process the ONA team has crafted a “Welcoming Statement for First Congregational Church of Charlotte”. The congregation will vote on a motion to adopt and embrace the message presented in the Welcoming Statement. The vote will be held Sunday, October 27, 2019 at the end of the service. Continue reading

Here’s the massive truth everyone is avoiding. In the 4th Century one enclave of Christianity made a deal with Caesar. They exchanged the teachings of Jesus for a mythical Greek Christ. Join us at anypoint in our journey with Curt into Historical study of Christianity and our faith growth. Continue reading

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. For August and September we are collecting non-perishable food and personal care items to donate to Helping Hands for when they move into their new building. In March 2019 we assembled 70 shoeboxes of games, toys, small individual wrapped snacks for our “Shoebox Ministry”.  Shoe boxes are entertainment for children not lucky enough for a family vacation over spring break.  We will continue this in 2020 and now is a good time to look for items as school  supplies will be on sale as well as summer toys. 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.

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