First Church News Archive

Here are some past stories from the First Church News archive.

First Church celebrated summer with a Chili Cook-Off and Hootenanny on Sunday, July 22 during the After Party following worship (the church's food and conversation time).

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.

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 b

After a robust discussion, Church Council voted unanimously at its last meeting to install a three-dimensional sign with back-lit aluminum block letters mounted on

The summer sermon series will explore “The Wildness of God.” God is good! But God is not safe.

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 (

First Church celebrated Pride weekend in big ways.

Winthrop, the high school youth group, is in Stockton, CA on their annual Work Camp.

Many members of the First Church community are expressing concern about the issue of children being separated from their parents at the border and wondering how to respond.

Following Frankie Wei’s death on June 3, a Meal Train schedule was set up to help Frankie’s grieving family (Nikki, Nathan, Sean, and Irene) with meals.