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THIS WEEK'S NEWS & EVENTS
The Mental Health Ministry continues to move forward as we explore becoming a WISE (Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive and Engaged) Congregation for Mental Health.
Come as you are to join our beloved Helen Rubardt and her son Frank Olivier on Sunday, August 26 at 11:45 am in Loper Chapel for Sufi Dances of Universal Peace.
The Companionship Team has been meeting since this spring to prepare to launch Companioning at church. September 9 is “Companionship Roll-Out” Sunday.
There’s good news for the family that the Accompaniment Team has been supporting. At the hearing on Friday, July 20, Raul (husband and father) won his motion to have his felony reduced to a misdemeanor.
After an extended period of dialogue with the church’s insurers, we have reached an impasse in settling our claim for losses from the fire of September 2016. We disagree with the insurers on the value of our losses – in particular, the cost to restore Pilgrim Hall.
Interested in being a better sight reader?
You can still get involved in these fabulous upcoming Summer Small Group events!
The summer sermon series will explore “The Wildness of God.” God is good! But God is not safe. There is plenty of evidence in our lives and in our scriptures to indicate the fierceness, the wildness of God who is not all comfort and joy.
Senior Minister Molly Baskette holds office hours each week on Tuesdays.
The church has a new database called Realm which has some really wonderful capabilities One of those is to serve as an online, secure, password-protected church directory (with pictures!) for our community.
The Meal Train website helps us provide meals for members of our community who may need some extra support while they are dealing with changes in their lives—new babies, surgery, accidents, passings.
We are excited to announce that Bree Elle Gardner and Trust Hilton will join First Church as Emerging Leaders for 2018- 2019. They will begin in September and serve through May of 2019.
Marvin K. White served as First Church’s Public Theologian in Residence for 2017-2018. Marvin is a poet, preacher/theologian, activist, and artist. Marvin had preached several times previously to great acclaim and was invited into this new, year-long role.