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A message from Pastor Joel

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]