Drive Through Blessing of the AnimalsSunday October 4th Virtual Sunday School9 am: Adult Forum on Zoom 10 am: Worship on FCCLive with CommunionFollowing Worship: Blessing of the Animals On Sunday, October 4, First Congregational United Church of Christ will offer a drive through blessing of the animals in the spirit of Francis of Assisi as …

Thank you Mobile Food Pantry Volunteers! On Saturday September 19th, First Congregational United Church of Christ volunteers assisted with the RiverBend Mobile Food Pantry. Thank you to the amazing team of volunteers that made this possible! Thank you!! Cliff Carlson, Heather Carlson, Mary Curry, Mike DeToye, Maggie Driscol, Michael Dyer, Ann Marie Figura, Wes Llewellyn, …

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 …

Technicians arrived from Bovard Stained Glass Studios on a rainy Tuesday afterLabor Day to begin completion of the last phase of the “Let Light Shine” windowsproject here at First Church. Fortunately, most of the work was inside. They areremoving the narrow stained glass windows from either side of the chancel totake them to their studio …

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 …

Zooming into a new Sunday School Year Sunday School will Zoom into action on Sunday September 13th! Plan to enjoy online Sunday School with your children on Sunday September 13th, attend online Worship at 10am with contemporary music by the Mossman Trio, then say “Hello” to FCC families on a Zoom call after worship! Much …

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 …

Outreach and Mission is asking for new or gently worn warm coats, boots, gloves, hats, and scarves to benefit World Relief. Size guidelines are Extra Small, Small, and Medium, Large, and  Extra Large for women. Small, Medium, and Large for men. Any size for children.  Collection begins Tuesday, September 1st and goes through Wednesday, September …

Thank you! ReNew: the Green VBS! VBS was great fun this year, with FCC and World Relief children learning how to care for God’s awesome creation! Thank you to all who participated and contributed to VBS. Thank you to all who contributed in our efforts to continually nurture our youngest in faith! ReNew: the Green …