No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey,
you are welcome here.
you are welcome here.
The Powers That Be: Theology for a New Millenium, by Walter Wink, reclaims the divine realm as central to human existence by offering new ways of understanding our world in theological terms. Walter Wink reformulates ancient concepts, such as God and the devil, heaven and hell, angels and demons, principalities and powers, in light of our modern experience. He helps us see heaven and hell, sin and salvation, and the powers that shape our lives as tangible parts of our day-to-day experience, rather than as mysterious phantoms. Read more...
February 26, 12:00 PM. Please come learn more about the Sanctuary Movement – its history, First Church’s involvement, and what we can do now to be a safe haven and an advocate for immigrant and refugee brothers and sisters. Please contact Sam McFerran, James Ross, Barbara Gerlach, or Susan Saudek for any questions. Read more...
Sunday, February 12. Thrive DC works to prevent and end homelessness by providing vulnerable individuals a comprehensive range of services -- meals, showers, laundry, and more -- to help stabilize their lives. Thrive DC is comprehensive, professionally staffed, bilingual, and is unique in providing the last available safety net for people facing economic crisis and housing instability while also providing the first step toward independence for people experiencing extended periods of homelessness. Go to their website at www.thrivedc.org for more information. Read more...
Third Thursday Midday Concert, February 16 at 12:15. Maestro Luke Frazier, music director and founder of The American Pops Orchestra, and Bayla Whitten, winner of the Broadway World Award for Best Actress, bring classic American music to the heart of DC’s downtown. Bring your lunch and enjoy this relaxing 30-minute lunchtime getaway for FREE! Check the Live! at 10th & G Facebook page for more information:https://www.facebook.com/liveat10thandg/ Read more...
Don’t forget to prayerfully consider your support for the ministry of First Church in 2017. Thanks to those who have already made a pledge. Your promised financial support will allow us to continue our commitment to social justice, direct work with affordable housing, inspiring worship and music, and a renewed commitment to faith formation. Pick up a pledge card in the narthex and return it to the office or offering plate, or make a pledge online. Read more...
Sunday Worship at 10:30am
Downtown at 10th and G, NW
- Virginia church members protest ICE raid outside church shelter February 20, 2017
- Glitter Ashes, Masquerade ball to mark the beginning of Lent in Massachusetts LGBTQ community February 20, 2017
- UCC minister in Denver providing pastoral care for mother, activist in sanctuary February 17, 2017
- Commentary: Living into Our Legacy February 16, 2017
- UCC, other faith groups call on White House, Congress to promote peace, justice in Israel-Palestine February 15, 2017
- Colorado church multi-faith camp promotes peace across religious lines February 14, 2017
- Vermont congregation named UCC Church of the Month for "Embracing Diversity" February 14, 2017