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Photo Directory Online Sign-ups

It is so exciting to see so many new faces—and so many young children—in our congregation! But I have trouble remembering who’s who and matching names with the faces. Good news! We will soon have a new PICTORIAL DIRECTORY! Lifetouch […]

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Adult Christian Education Survey

Christian Education has designed a survey to get important feedback from adults in our church. We are hoping to get more information about what the preferred types of studies (e.g. Bible studies, small groups, etc.) and format and time works […]

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Pastor Brent on Religious Roundtable This Sunday: Interview About the Life of Reinhold Niebuhr

This Sunday at 8:30AM on WSBS’s Religious Roundable, Pastor Brent will host award-winning documentary filmmaker Martin Doblmier to discuss the life of Reinhold Niebuhr. Doblmier, founder of Journey Films and director of the acclaimed documentary Bonhoeffer, is currently working on […]

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SignUp Central: Greeters, Coffee Hour Hosts & Nursery Volunteers

Greeters, coffee hour hosts and nursery volunteers all help make Sunday mornings happen. Looking to sign up? Use our online sign-up system at SignUp Genius. To sign up simply click on the “Sign Up” button next to each slot you […]

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Visioning Prayer

Over the past year, our church has begun wading into a visioning process, listening for the call of God upon our church in this place and time. Who would God have us be? Who would God have us serve? Where […]

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Wednesday Morning Prayer to Continue on a Permanent Basis

Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ […]

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Now Available: Awakening to the Call – Faith and Life at the Crossroads by Rev. Brent Damrow

Time for a wake up call? In worship at the First Congregational Church, we claim the ancient truths that we are one body, that when we gather Christ comes to meet us, and that together we mere mortals can commune […]

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Christmas Giving Tree: Gifts for Those in Need

Help make this a special Christmas season for other families by choosing a tag (or 2 or 3!), with an age-appropriate gift request, from our Christmas tree, located in the Jonathan Edwards room (starting Sunday, November 20th). The amount you […]

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Christian Ed News: Inter-Church Youth Group, Youth Service Opportunity, Gospel of John Update

The Christian Education Committee is actively exploring new and creative ways to engage the children of our church more directly with the community. We are beginning conversations with other churches in South County to create an inter-church youth group (for […]

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UPDATE: Responding to the European Migrant Crisis

On Wednesday, October 7th, more than fifty people from multiple towns, communities of faith, and perspectives gathered in worship, learning, and discernment to consider a local response to the unfolding European migrant crisis. It was a challenging and energizing gathering. […]

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