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Pentecost: The Birthday of the Church with guest preacher Ron Hopson. He invited us to look at three biblical stories: First the Tower of Babel story in Genesis 11, Second Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost in Acts 2. Two different stories about difference. A third story of Jesus' conversation with the woman at the well provides insights into how to handle difference.Read more...
EXTENDED THROUGH MAY 27 The Newtown Project:Art Targets>Guns is sponsored by First Congregational United Church of Christ and Charles Krause/Reporting Fine Art. This remarkable exhibit displays award-winning art created in response to gun violence in Newtown, Connecticut and in hope for meaningful and effective gun control. The exhibit runs from April 6 to May 20. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday noon-6 pm, Fridays 3pm -8pm, Sundays whenever the church is open. Click here to view the exhibit.
Every Wednesday 12:15 to 12:45
No matter your faith or religion, you are invited to come to the church for a time of silence and sit with others in meditation. Give yourself 30 minutes once a week for meditation, silence, and prayer. It's not much, but it can make a big difference.
UCC DELEGATION TO PEACE COMMISSION IN COLOMBIA, MAY 30 - JUNE 9, 2013 Three First Church members will join the delegation to gain insight into, and first-hand experience of the work of, the Peace Commission of the Evangelical Council of Colombia, the main partner organization of the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) through Global Ministries in Colombia. The trip grew from the work and ministry of Michael Joseph, a member of FCUCC and a Global Ministries missionary in Colombia. The group will be commissioned for the trip in Worship on Sunday, May 26 and when they return they will lead a Nurture Report to the congregation on Sunday, June 23.Read more...
The annual Capital Pride Festival will be Sunday June 9, 2013 on Pennsylvania Avenue between 7th & 9th Streets, NW. First Congregational UCC will be sharing a booth with two other Open & Affirming Churches: Cleveland Park Congregational UCC and Westmoreland Congregational UCC. Contact James Moore firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up to work for an hour at the booth.Read more...
Become a Volunteer in the Shaw Community Ministry– Life Skills Program for 9-12 year olds. (SCM) is an opportunity to give and to be enriched. SCM is a thriving, diverse, and safe community in which everyone is inspired and empowered to lead meaningful lives, and where all are respected and valued. Read more about how to sign up and what is involved. The program site is at Lincoln Temple UCC, 1701 11th Street N.W., Washington, D.C.Read more...
Sunday Worship at 10:30amFree parking under the building (enter off 10th St.)
Childcare with skilled caretakers.
2013-05-26 Weekly E-newsletter
Sunday, June 9, 2013
DC Pride SundayRead more...
Harry Knox preaching
Second Sunday Offering
2013-05 Gabriels Horn
Downtown at 10th and G, NW
- UCC advocates pleased with Boy Scouts of America's acceptance of gay youth May 23, 2013
- New Orleans congregation TV ad rejected for inclusivity May 23, 2013
- Going green plants thousands of trees around the globe 4/1 Earth May 23, 2013
- UCC continues humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees May 22, 2013
- UCC advocates applaud inclusive policy of Boy Scouts Connecticut Yankee Council May 21, 2013
- Pollinator certification helps Pennsylvania UCC member protect butterflies, bees May 21, 2013