Posts from 2018

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Hospitality – September 2018

by FirstUCC

Most of all, love each other as if your life depended on it. Love makes up for practically anything. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. – 1 Peter 4:8-9 Love, exciting and new Come aboard, we’re expecting you Love, life’s sweetest reward Let it flow, it floats back to you – Paul Williams, Theme […]

A message from Pastor Joel

by FirstUCC

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 […]

Our New Minister – Pastor Joel Risser

by FirstUCC

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 […]

Board of Christian Education Looking for New Member

by FirstUCC

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 […]