In case you missed it, this past Sunday we continued on with week 2 our 2021 stewardship campaign, Opening Doors to Faith! Click the “Opening Doors to Faith” button below to access the links for stewardship 2021 including Time & Talent Survey, 2021 Estimate of Giving Form, and sign up for online giving. Thank you …

In case you missed it, this past Sunday we kicked off our 2021 stewardship campaign, Opening Doors to Faith! Click the “Opening Doors to Faith” button below to access the links for stewardship 2021 including Time & Talent Survey, 2021 Estimate of Giving Form, and sign up for online giving.

The Community Garden at FCC had a really good year.  We grew tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchinis, a few volunteer carrots along with two unusual varieties of eggplant, one favored by folks from Africa, and another by the Burmese community.  There was good growth this year, and the garden was more productive  with additional bed-boxes and more …

Adult Forum The Sunday morning Adult Forum will resume on Sunday, September 20th at 9:00 am in a Zoom format.  Our speaker will be Laura Fontaine of World Relief, and she will be bringing us up to date on what is happening with this refugee resettlement and support organization. Here is the Zoom link: ZOOM …

Please Join our NAMI team For many years,  our church members have been supporting NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness). an organization that provides mental health education, support, and advocacy in our community.  Although we can’t physically walk this year, NAMI still needs our financial support.   Please consider supporting NAMI by clicking on …

Update September 17th, 2020 Congregational Memo Dear FCC Members and Friends,  Fall is upon us and in a typical year we would all be very much looking forward to all church activities and fellowship.  As you know, this is not a “typical” year.  The exciting news is that the church leadership has been working to …

Riverbend Mobile Food PantrySaturday September 19th, 202010 am Riverbend Food Bank reports the demand for food is even greater during the pandemic than before, as much as 30% higher. We have reserved Saturday September 19th at 10 am for food distribution sponsored by the Riverbend Mobile Food Pantry. Because of COVID it will be different …

October 19th, 2020 The call went out in September asking First Congregational Church members for donations of coats and winter accessories to help our friends at World Relief.  And the congregation generously responded! Almost 50 coats and a variety of hats, gloves, mittens, boots, and snow pants were delivered to World Relief on October 1st.   …

Thank you to Bruce Wood for restoring David Livingstone’s walking staff. One of the five figures carved into the pulpit here at First Congregational Church is the 19th Century Congregational missionary David Livingstone.  I wondered why he was carrying a torch in his hand, and on closer examination realized that sometime over the years the …

The Youth Group assisted at the monthly World Relief Food Pantry this week, serving over 40 refugee families! Wearing face masks and rubber gloves the youth took bags of food out to the waiting cars for the drive through delivery system.  Families received a mixture of culturally specific non-perishable and fresh foods, fish and meat, …