May 2018 First Fruits
May 2018 First Fruits
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sunday mornings 9:30am New Fellowship Hall Grab a cup of coffee and come as you are able. Long-term commitment is not necessary. If you have questions, speak with Frank Nickles.
In December, our 1st and 2nd year Confirmation classes will combine for the video/study series The Journey – Walking the Road to Bethlehem. ”The purpose of this study is to take a fresh look at the story of Jesus’ birth by retracing the steps of those who were involved. Students will take a trip to the Holy Land as […]
December 3 – First Sunday in Advent Advent Soup luncheon /decorating the sanctuary immediately following 10:30 worship Sign up in the narthex to bring cookies and desserts. December 10 – Love Feast, 10:30am with the Seasons Family. 1pm Confirmation Class and Sunday School will go to Saucon Valley Manor December 17 – Christmas program dress […]
All are invited and welcome to join us as we explore and grow in faith! Sunday School for Pre-K through Grade 9 is held each week at 9: 15am in the Sanctuary with Opening Worship. Children are asked to sit with their classmates. Parents & caregivers are welcome! Sunday School, Pre-K through grade 6 are “diving […]
The last date to order your Christmas poinsettia is Sunday, December 3rd. The form is included in First Fruits, and more can be found in the church narthex. A six inch pot is still just $6.00. You may pick up your plants following the 9 PM service on Christmas Eve.
The spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me; He has sent me to bring good news.. . Isaiah 61:1 The people listening to Isaiah so long ago needed to hear good news — after years of captivity and slavery, judgement and exile, the Jews needed Isaiah’s words of […]
9:15 am Sunday School
“God didn’t send his Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through him.”