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 gather at God’s table to celebrate communion and launch our summer theme “Sowing the Seeds.” Sarah McKinnis will lead us in a prayer of confession and words of assurance. Karen Pence and Natalie Bucks will lead us in...

“Speaking Their Names” A Film about the Hidden History of First Church
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“Speaking Their Names” A Film about the Hidden History of First Church

Hannah Long-Higgins’ film “Speaking Their Names: Remembering the Enslaved People Who Worked This Land,” beautifully shows the historic All Saints worship service at First Church in October 2023. This 13 minute film features excerpts from Dr. Renee K. Harrison’s sermon and interviews with Meg Maguire, Rev. Amanda Hendler-Voss, and Antonio Austin, the Howard University Ph.D. student whose research uncovered the names of the enslaved...

Report on Slavery on G Street
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Report on Slavery on G Street

To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of First Congregational United Church of Christ (FCC), we invited Dr. Renee K. Harrison to deliver the keynote address on March 7, 2015. Her presentation, Hidden Histories: Honoring Those Who Helped in Building a Just and Loving Community, challenged us to look at the history of our land and its...

Develop a Spiritual Practice — Meditate with Us
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Develop a Spiritual Practice — Meditate with Us

From Nora Marsh: For the past few years, I have had a regular spiritual (non-religious) practice of participating in our Wednesday 12:15-12:45 PM meditation group.  We met in person prior to the pandemic and then met on Zoom. Now we are meeting on a hybrid basis, both in person and on Zoom. We do a...