A message from Pastor Joel

First United Church of Christ Family, Henri Nouwen wrote that “waiting is a period of learning. The longer we wait, the more we hear about him for whom we are waiting.” I know there is spiritual truth to what Nouwen says. The Bible bears that out; when I tried to count the passages that talk […]

Pastor Susan’s Reflection

A Sunday School teacher asked a group of 1st graders if any one of them knew what Lent was. One little girl, holding her hand high and proud, stated that she knew what Lent was.  The little girl explained that “Lent” was the little things that her mom picked off the clothes when they came […]

Order your Easter Flowers

Sunday, March 11 is the deadline for ordering your Easter flowers. Lilies are $7.00 and tulips are $6.00.  They can be picked up after the Easter service on April 1st. You can print and fill out the form below, or call the church office for more information.  

Our New Minister – Pastor Joel Risser

Congregants shook off the snow from the previous evening to attend a special Congregational Meeting on February 18 to vote on a new ministerial candidate. Pastor Joel Risser was approved overwhelmingly as our new Minister after he conducted a wonderful Call Service. His wife, Jessica, and son, Stanton (almost 4 years old) were in attendance […]

Snow Alert

Watch WFMZ, TV 69, or  listen to your AM radio at WAEB 790, WGPA 1100, or on FM at WLEV 100. 7 for church closings due to inclement weather.

From the Pastor’s Pen – February 2018

From the Pen of Pastor Susan It’s hard to believe that the season of Lent is almost upon us. Lent is a time when we examine our faith, and deepen our commitment to live the Christian life. Often we look at Lent as a season to “give up something” a time to fast. I found […]

Board of Christian Education Looking for New Member

Your Help is Needed The Board of Christian Education is looking for a volunteer to fill our open position. The BCE creates, executes, updates and oversees Sunday School, Nursery, Confirmation, and Youth programs. We also plan and sponsor inter-generational events, mission and service activities, and assist with adult programming. We generally meet the first Monday […]

February Worship Services

February 4 10:30 AM Worship/Souper Bowl February 11 10:30AM Worship February 14 7:30 PM Ash Wednesday/Worship/Communion February 18 10:30 AM Worship/Call Sunday February 25 10:30 AM Worship/Heifer Sunday  

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30 people attended our Mid-Lent event! 6 delicious soups and homemade breads, followed by worship and hands-on prayer stations. ...

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Flipping the script on encountering what seems “different.”

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Putting together 89 Easter Baskets for the New Jerusalem Community Food Bank ...

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Looking for something meaningful to do with your summer? Applications are now available for our Summer 2018 Long Term Volunteer Opportunities on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation! Learn more and apply for limited positions:

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"Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.“ Psalm 27: NIV