No matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey,
you are welcome here.
LENT TO EASLent 2017TER 2017:   These are the times we are made for... times of troubles, testing, and hope. For a complete listing of worship services and events from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday, please click on "Read More" below. Read more...
Reading Group MarchWhy Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohamed Cross the Road? Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World, by Brian McLaren.  Can you be a committed Christian without having to condemn or convert people of other faiths?  In this book, Brian McLaren proposes a new faith alternative, one built on "benevolence and solidarity rather than rivalry and hostility."  Read more...
StationsThe Stations of the Cross represent 14 moments in Jesus’ journey through Jerusalem, from condemnation to crucifixion and burial. This unique exhibition across the capital invites people of all backgrounds to experience the Passion in a new way. “Station 8: Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem” is located at First Congregational UCC.  The multimedia installation is by artist Leni Diner Dothan. Read more...
MaundMaundy Thursdayy Thursday Middle-Eastern Meal and Worship Service, 6:30 PM.  From table to trial, cross to tomb – a journey.  Step by step, follow the way of Jesus, recalling the last days and hours.  The experience begins with a Middle-Eastern meal and communing together.  We then go to a garden, then the trial, the cross, and end at the tomb.  It is a time of music, words, and silence.  All are welcome.  Childcare will be provided. Read more...
Sasha BruceFirst Church is bringing hope and help to homeless youth and other youth in need of services in the downtown area through a weekly drop-in center that we are operating in partnership with Sasha Bruce Youthwork and the Downtown Business Improvement District.  The drop-in center continues the First Church legacy of engaging directly with our community and working to address issues of homelessness.  Read more...
Break Away!  A 30-minute meet-up for meditation, silence, and prayer, Wednesdays between 12:15 and 12:45 p.m. a time of meditation and silence in the chapel.  No matter your faith or religion, you are welcome here for a time of silence, to sit with others and meditate. Read more...