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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

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board decided they wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. In keeping with spring clean up ideas, Giving Tree:
The June theme is basic kitchen essentials for Housing Services. Continue reading

When our parents told us that politics and religion weren’t topics for polite conversation they weren’t thinking like the living Jesus.

Jesus was a politician who fought the corporate, greed-driven takeover of his God-centric country. He debated publically the educated religious and wealthy elite of his country on philosophy and faith; pointing out what is God-thought and what is temporal blunder, greed, lust or ambition.

Easter is a good time to get right with actual Jesus. The Jesus you meet in my classroom on Tuesday nights is the Jesus who lived 2000 years ago and we explore modern proclamation from the living Jesuses who still speak like him today.
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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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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