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Due to the upsurge in cases of coronavirus, this year’s Festival will be virtual. We want to continue to support the ECFC Winter Boots for Kids program and do our part to keep folks safe. Bidding opens Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10:00 a.m. and closes Sunday, Nov. 29 at 1:00 p.m. Click the link below to visit the […]

From Interfaith Power & Light, a religious response to global warming. Connecting faith, sustainability and justice Michigan Interfaith Power & Light’s mission is to inspire and equip people of faith to exercise stewardship of and love for all Creation. We offer practical ways to put faith into action by promoting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and […]

Using Zoom conferencing software, you can participate with other church members in remote meetings and virtual prayer services. You can join from a computer, a smart phone, or even using a regular phone. For all church services and meetings, we will be using the following Zoom meeting details. For security, Zoom now requires a password […]

The long awaited coffee cup/juice glass rack is here.  The rack will replace the kiosk in the Bess Fulton Room and also provide storage for people to store their drinking vessels for reuse.  The Green Team organized and encourages this project to cut down on the use of plastic and styrofoam at Coffee Hour.  Join us and share your story of your favorite mug.  This will be a fun way to learn more about your church family AND help the environment at the same time.

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) hosted another successful DESSERT AUCTION October 11. The first one was held by the CARE Community two years […]

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.

When faced with a loss, it is never easy making all the adjustments to your new life.  Grief is something we will all face in our life and while it is unique to us, there are many things we share with others who are grieving.  Having an opportunity to connect and share with them can […]

It began as The Mitten Tree. Outreach Board wished to keep the giving tree concept growing. January collection will be sheets and towels, February we are requesting jeans, especially large and small sizes. In March we plan to once again assemble 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. 

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 extended a warm welcome to the many people who walked through the big tent at […]

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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