Faith and Justice: 

Labor in the Pulpit and Film Screening

September 3 and 8

For the Second Year in a row, First Church will use the week of Labor Day to call forth beloved community and justice for workers, working families and a living wage. 

September 3: “Labor in the Pulpit” service.  Lauren McFerran will be preaching

September 8:  Documentary screening and panel discussion of “Union Time,” the story of the successful effort to organize workers at the Smithfield Processing Plant in Tar Heel, NC.  The organizing effort and production of the documentary were supported by the UCC.  The panel includes the filmmaker, as well as local and national labor and faith leaders. To learn more, visit

Please email Rev. Sam McFerran for any questions at