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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 […]

Confirmation News

by FirstUCC

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 […]

Last Day for Poinsettia Orders

by FirstUCC

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.

Marji’s Reflection – December 2017

by FirstUCC

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 […]

Angel Gift Program

by FirstUCC

Angel Gift Program for New Jerusalem Food Bank Our church has 19 children’s names for this year’s program. Wrapped gifts are due in the conference room by Saturday, December 2nd. Additionally, there is a box in the narthex for donations of books, coloring books, crayons, toothbrushes, and toothpaste.  Thank  you  for your participation.

UCC Disaster Ministries

by FirstUCC

Financial contributions following disasters allow for flexibility in responding to the need at hand. A Disaster Relief Envelope is available in the narthex if you wish to contribute. Please make your check out to First UCC and mark it for Disaster Relief. There are the guidelines for disaster relief teams. They offer security, listen, also […]

Bakers Wanted!

by FirstUCC

It’s that COOKIE TIME of year! Homemade cookies will be needed for worship and special events on December 3 and December 10. PLEASE sign up in the narthex or call the church office if you are able to bring cookies in by Dec. 3. Bake with Barbara And don’t miss this opportunity to BAKE with […]

Bible Study – Join us Sunday mornings at 9:30

by FirstUCC

Join us for Bible Study on Sunday mornings at 9:30am in New Fellowship Hall. Traveling Light: Releasing the Burdens You Were Never Intended to Bear — The Promise of Psalm 23 “Do you have some luggage of your own? Do you think God might use David’s Psalm to lighten your load? Traveling light means trusting […]

Fill the Sill – November 5-19

by FirstUCC

Please bring in non-perishable food items each Sunday to fill the windowsills of the sanctuary. We will dedicate our donations during worship on November 19. The items will then be donated to the Food Bank.