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Advent Music Sunday will be on December 16, 2018, at 10 am. The service will be full of the music of the season directed by Derek Tam.
Want to sing your favorite Advent and Christmas carols?
The Church Council has called an official congregational meeting for Sunday, December 16, 2018, immediately following worship to vote on calling Phil Porter to his current
This year Advent began on December 2, 2019 and is traveling toward Christmas Eve. The season of Advent is a time of anticipation—something new and powerful is about to break forth in the world.
First Church offers a Longest Night Service on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 6 pm on the Chancel in the Sanctuary.
On Sunday, December 2, The Ministry of Stewardship, Finance, and Administration (SF&A) approved forwarding the 2019 operating budget to Church Council for consideration at its Tuesday, December 18 meeting.
Folks of all ages gathered after church last Sunday for the annual Advent Crafts Fair. Check out all the photos here...
Check out the photos from this recent event here! ................
This Christmas we have two opportunities to make a small but powerful difference in the lives of those experiencing homelessness, or moving from homelessness into permanent supportive housing.
On Sundays, December 2. 9 & 16, the Winthrop (high school) youth will be selling wreaths to support their annual summer Work Camp.
The First Church All Ages Christmas Eve Service at 4 pm on Monday, December 24 is a sight for eyes, ears, hearts and spirits. Children of all ages get to take part in recreating the story of the birth of Jesus.
For the third year in a row, First Church offers Christmas Eve in the Cloister at 6 pm
The season of Advent comes to a close and we step up to that moment when we celebrate the mystery and wonder of the birth of Jesus.
Our beloved Minister of Community Life Rev. Rachel Bauman, has announced that she is bound for Madeline Island, WI to be the next minister of St. John’s United Church of Christ.