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Month: April 2021

May Newsletter Available

May is always a season of great change in the Berkshires.  The natural landscape changes as greens in multitudes of shapes and hues burst forth on the hillsides.  There is a change of pace as visitors flock to absorb many of the blessings we enjoy every day.  Various institutions in the area find greater life

Art Show and Fundraiser

The First Congregational Church hosted  a mixed media art show fundraiser to support restoration of the historic building on Sunday, May 2. There are still works of art looking for a home!  Call the office to make an appointment to see the remaining pieces.  Soon we will put pictures on the website; stay tuned. Well-known

April Newsletter Available

Read all about our Easter plans, reports from the Board of Deacons and Service League, and an important message from the Capital Campaign Steering Committee. I have marveled at the way this church has stuck together over this past year. You have shown up in so many ways to be church and to care for

Black Sacred Music

In honor of Black History Month, the Board of Christian Education presented a series on black sacred music.  African American music is American music, from blues to rock and roll, Motown, jazz, funk and hip hop. Within that, there is a rich heritage of black sacred music that evolved from spirituals to gospel, hymns, freedom