Posts from October 2014

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Pastor Susan’s Reflections – November 2014

by FirstUCC

In the week before Thanksgiving a fourth grade teacher asked her class to write a paragraph entitled: ‘What I am most thankful for on Thanksgiving Day’.  All Joey could write was: ‘I am thankful that I’m not a turkey at Thanksgiving.’ November is a dark, bleak month. Most of the leaves have fallen and the […]

From the Pastor’s Pen – November 2014

by FirstUCC

November is a month that marks our stewardship emphasis and also the National holiday of Thanksgiving.  We rejoice and give thanks for the many blessings that we have received at God’s hand. This year’s stewardship theme “Blessed to be a Blessing” speaks beautifully to a God Sighting moment that happened during this year’s CROP Walk.  […]

Between 21 – 54 Years of Age

by FirstUCC

Consistory is looking into planning some events for those who are between 21 and 54 years of age. If you have any interest, there will be a sign up sheet in the Narthex or contact any member of Consistory and based on the feedback an action plan will be implemented.

October comes but once a year…

by FirstUCC

October comes but once a year, Just look around, by gosh, it here! Leaves are changing, days are cool. moms relax (?) while kids at school. Looking back on summer days, what did we do to while away the long, long hours of fun and play, we took time off and went away. Some went […]

Pastor Susan’s Reflections – October 2014

by FirstUCC

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28 Here is a true story of that verse in action. Through some correspondence our Sunday School children received from our sponsored child, they learned that Mohamad loves Legos. […]

From the Pastor’s Pen – October 2014

by FirstUCC

Walking For Progress We often speak about the blessings that are achieved when there is a “return to basics”. Very few would argue that such a return would be a blessing for progress and understand among all people. Now, it seems to me that deciding on what those basics are becomes one of the greatest […]