Congregational Commons

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The Congregational Commons is a property adjacent to the office that the church purchased in 2016. Since then, we have worked to rehabilitate the space from a run down bank into a community asset, featuring a stage, green space, and a eventually, a 45′ labyrinth.

Here’s a list of upcoming and recent events:


The Congregational Commons Labyrinth
Our big Commons project this summer is building the labyrinth. We’re getting excited as we finalize plans and raise money for materials. Ramona Kime has compiled some general information here about labyrinths and has included some information about our specific labyrinth. For those who haven’t walked a labyrinth, here are some guidelines on making your experience one that’s reflective and meaningful to you. Read More...

July Movie Night
July Movie NightOn Sunday July 1st, we will present a family movie double-feature… A Spoon Full of Sing-Along! Starting at 6:30pm in the sanctuary, we will show the classic about a musical nanny who is practically perfect in every way. Join us while we sing all your favorite songs about spoonfuls of sugar and chim-chimneys.       A Superhero Movie of Tiny Proportions Then join us ... Read More...

Commons Dedication
Commons DedicationMeet with members of the Commons Planning Committee to see what is next in our summer plans. Please plan to join us as we rejoice what God has made and many hands and hearts have supplied. Read More...

The Congregational Commons — Beginnings
The Congregational Commons -- BeginningsIt was a dream come true, the bank property adjoining our church properties and annex became available for purchase. The price was right! the Endowment monies were increasing and the Board of Trustees and congregation began a journey into the future of First Congregational Church. What would Jesus do? Be the Church!  Share our earthly blessings! Create ... Read More...

Commons Planning
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 on Sunday, Feb 26 at 6pm. All are welcome to attend, or send your feedback and suggestions any time by emailing ... Read More...


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