Each year during December, in preparation for Christmas, the Giving Tree arrives in our library so together we can share the light of Christ with our neighbors. As with most things in 2020, the Giving Tree will look different this year, but the mission remains the same.  You are invited to select a name tag …

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 …

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 …

Updated November 24th, 2020 Moderator November Update

vbs sponsor A Camper 2020

Sponsor a Camper 2020 We have delivered at home VBS packs for 52 FCC campers and 45 World Relief youth. If you would like to sponsor a VBS camper this year, the cost is $10/camper and you can contribute in any number of ways… Mail a check designated to “VBS” toFirst Congregational Church 2201 7th …

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, …

Confirmation Class 2020 Congratulations to the Confirmation class of First Congregational Church! Their Confirmation journey started in the fall of 2018, two years is a long commitment! Through discussion, laughter, mission and mentors these wonderful youth learned what it means to be a member of FCC and how to live out their Faith. Nolan Wandrey …

Confirmation Sunday Card Shower On Sunday May 31st we celebrate this year’s Confirmation class, Kelsy McCormick, Kenzie Smith, Noah Suman, Nolan Wandrey, and Olivia Glenn. Although the ceremony will look different this year, our love for them will not. Join us in celebrating our Confirmands by sending cards of joy and encouragement: Please send to …

Dear Friends and Members of First Congregational Church,  By now you have probably received the bittersweet news regarding Pastor Craig’s resignation.  We are extremely grateful for his dedication to our church over the past six years and I’m sure we will continue to see echoes of that dedication continue for years to come. Moving forward, …

Greetings Friends and Members of First Congregational: As one of your church moderators, I send you this in conjunction with the notice which you have, or soon will receive from our senior pastor. Pastor Craig Jan-McMahon was called to us at a critical time in our church’s history and development.  His contributions are many and …