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SynodLed by Rev. Karen Byrne, August 28, 2017, 12 PM – 1 PM. The next bi-annual meeting of our denomination -- "General Synod" -- will occur next summer in Baltimore.   Synod is a unique opportunity to witness firsthand the diversity and excitement of the UCC.   Thousands of delegates and visitors will consider and debate resolutions, hear speeches, attend workshops and schmooz.  The First Church Nurture on Sunday, August 28th will explore what to expect from the Baltimore Synod, and how you can participate as a visitor or volunteer. Read more...
Rachel Laser Rachel Laser on White Privilege.  Rachel, who speaks publicly and writes about white privilege, joined us and spoke during worship.   She also led an Adult Nurture following worship.  Rachel is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and Harvard University.  This sermon and nurture are part of First Church’s focus on racial justice and in keeping with its commitment as a multi-cultural, multi-racial congregation.  You may read her sermon by following this link:   https://medium.com/@rachelklaser/then-g-d-uncovered-balaams-eyes-6216cf9f1ec#.x5pq2ymze Read more...
Summer Sunday School Summer Sunday School 2016:  Experiencing the World Through a Lens of Faith.  Does faith experience impact how we see the world?  Does it impact how we see ourselves?  How about the people in our schools, our neighborhood, or the strangers across the street?  Does it impact how we see our rivers? Or maybe where our food comes from?  In fun and hands-on classes, the youth and children this summer will begin to identify the different ways we see the world through the lens of faith.  Please join us! Read more...

Memories

How will we remember the summer of 2016? A summer of gun violence, killings, racism, and terror? I look at the weeks and wonder what kind of humans are we? What kinds of memories are we making for our children? Such terror and troubles are one set of memories that will remain with me about the Summer of 2016. But today is about something else, something holy and life-giving, not hopeless and death-dealing. Today Donovan Tobias Davis, child of God, was baptized. And like the baptisms of so many of our children over the past year, memories of those baptisms are all about hope! 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...
Live at 10th and G smallIf you want to keep up with who's having a concert, a lecture, a public forum, etc. in our sanctuary/concert hall/lecture hall, go to the Live! at 10th & G Facebook page and like us.  Then, when cultural and public events get posted to the page, you'll be in the know! Read more...