Worship with us this First Sunday in Lent
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Worship with us this First Sunday in Lent

Join us at 10:30 in the sanctuary or click here to join us by Zoom this first Sunday in Lent, as we begin our forty day wilderness journey toward the cross. Lent is a season, in the words of Cole Arthur Riley, “when we refuse to look away from the suffering of the world.” It is a...

Worship with us this Transfiguration Sunday
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Worship with us this Transfiguration Sunday

Join us at 10:30 in the sanctuary or click here to join us by Zoom this Transfiguration Sunday, the final Sunday before our Lenten journey begins. Sandy Sorensen will offer a reflective call to worship. Rev. Sam will introduce our children to the season of Lent. Riley Kiss and Polly Gordon will serve as scripture readers with focus texts from 2 Kings...

Ash Wednesday Service: February 14 at 7:00pm
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Ash Wednesday Service: February 14 at 7:00pm

Join us in the sanctuary or click here to join by Zoom for our Ash Wednesday service on February 14th at 7:00 PM as we participate in an ancient ritual that reminds us of the frailty of human living and our need for healing—the imposition of the ashes. This service marks the start of our six-week...

Worship with us this Communion Sunday
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Worship with us this Communion Sunday

Join us at 10:30 in the sanctuary or click here to join us by Zoom this Sunday as we celebrate the communion feast. Dwan Reece, Assistant Moderator, will offer a reflective call to worship. Laura Darling-LaGamma and Peter Byrne will serve as scripture readers with focus texts from Isaiah 40:28-31 (they shall run and not grow weary) and Mark 1:29-39 (Jesus heals)....

Worship with us this Sunday
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Worship with us this Sunday

Join us at 10:30 in the sanctuary or click here to join us by Zoom for Sunday worship. Violinist Mary Hayes will offer our prelude. Incoming Moderator Lindsay Swisher will call us to worship. Rev. Sam will offer a time with our children. The First Church Choir will sing the anthem, “Bogoroditse” under the direction of Leela Koilpillai. Simon Hendler-Voss will lead us in a responsive reading...

Worship with us this New Member Sunday
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Worship with us this New Member Sunday

Join us at 10:30 in the sanctuary or click here to join us by Zoom for worship this Sunday as we welcome a wonderful cohort of new members. Outgoing Moderator Andrew Hamilton will offer a reflective call to worship. John Smeltzer will lead us in a responsive reading of Psalm 62, including a sung refrain. Michael Enseki-Frank...

Worship with us this MLK Sunday
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Worship with us this MLK Sunday

Join us at 10:30 in the sanctuary or click here to join us by Zoom on this Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday. Thaddaeus Elliott will provide a reflective call to worship. Diane Brenneman will lead us in a responsive reading of Psalm 139. Gail Sonnemann will serve as scripture readers with focus texts from 1 Samuel 3:1-11...

Annual Congregational Meeting: January 21
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Annual Congregational Meeting: January 21

The Church will gather for the Annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday, January 21 following worship. The meeting will be hybrid. Those wishing to join virtually should use the same Zoom link as the worship service for that week. Topics on the agenda for the January 2024 Annual Congregational Meeting will include: Election of the 2024...

Worship with us this Epiphany Sunday
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Worship with us this Epiphany Sunday

Join us at 10:30 in the sanctuary or click here to join us by Zoom this Sunday morning as we mark Epiphany, a season of new light and fresh insight coming into the world, made manifest in the birth of Jesus Christ for all. LaTayna Purnell will lead us in the prayer of confession and words of...

Inquirer’s Gathering: January 4
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Inquirer’s Gathering: January 4

Save the date of January 4 at 7:00 PM (on Zoom only) to join Rev. Amanda and other newcomers for our winter Inquirer’s Gathering. This will be a time of getting to know one another, sharing stories, exploring the history of First Church and the UCC, and answering any questions about membership. All newcomers are...