The Open and Affirming (ONA) Committee has been working hard to bring our church  opportunities to learn more about the Open and Affirming process.  On June 2, 2019 we were honored to have Karen Holcomb-Merrill, a member of First Congregational … Continue reading

Sunday, March 3  Dr. Seuss Birthday Extravaganza. Bring the children and celebrate. Sunday, March 3 Movie luncheon–12:30 in the Annex. The movie will be Kinky Boots. Check the bulletin or Chanticleer for the full description Interfaith Benefit Choir Concert Saturday, … Continue reading

“Labyrinth Planet” was created by Vincent Brady of Windwalker Underground Gallery here in Charlotte. If features the Congregational Commons labyrinth at night, and is the September image in the Windwalker 2019 Calendar. Continue reading

Join us for the 82nd Annual Church Bazaar! Lots of homemade baked goods, canned goods, crafts and repurposed jewelry. AND a Luncheon on Friday and Cookie Walk on Saturday. Phone or email your lunch order in to our office by Thursday, Nov 8. for fast delivery or pick up. 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

Happy Wednesday Everyone, We have a big weekend coming up. The Commons Ribbon Cutting ceremony is finally here. Ribbon Cutting will be at 4:00 p.m. Saturday. Join us and bring friends. There will be a pulled pork meal (smoked for … Continue reading

A labyrinth has only a single path, with an unambiguous route to the center and back, and presents no navigational challenge. They are generally flat, made only of colored designs on a stone floor, printed onto a canvas cloth, or built from low stones and plants bordering a gravel path. Traversing a labyrinth is not a mental challenge, but a spiritual and meditative experience. Continue reading

Hi All, This week’s email blast begins with a message from the Moderator. The other updates will follow. Friends, brothers and sisters:   At First Congregational, folks don’t sit around.  The work of this summer has been three-fold: building the Commons … Continue reading