Friday, December 21, 2018 ~ 5:45 p.m.

Rev. Connie Simon

Winter Solstice Celebration

Please join us as we celebrate the winter solstice.  A pagan tradition that is thousands of years old, the solstice marks the start of the solar year, the return of the light and the rebirth of the sun. Join us at 5:45 p.m. for dinner and a brief worship service featuring a parade of light, great music and celebration.  



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Sunday, December 23, 2018 ~ 10 a.m.

Meredith Plummer, DFP

The Worst Twelve Days of Christmas

“It was Joy’s sixth Christmas, but it would be Sam’s first. Joy knew this year would surely be the worst.” Join us for an intergenerational service which pokes fun at a First Church tradition and honors the joys and sorrows that come with family. 


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Monday, December 24, 2018 ~ 6 p.m.

Rev. Connie Simon

O Holy Night - Christmas Eve at First Church

Our Christmas Eve celebration will begin at 6 p.m. with a community sing of our favorite Christmas carols (including, of course, the Twelve Days of Christmas!) and transition into a contemplative service featuring even more music and stories that will conclude with us singing “Silent Night” by candlelight.  

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Sunday, December 31, 2018 ~ 10 a.m.

Rev. Connie Simon

Waiting: A Watch Night Service

During the time of enslavement, Dec. 31 held significant meaning for those who were enslaved. This was particularly true in 1862, when they awaited their freedom as the Emancipation Proclamation became law.  Watch Night services continue to this day in African American churches across the country. What can we learn from this rich tradition?  What do we await in the new year?   

 


 

 

 



Join us for our next Sunday service:

Sunday, December 23, 2018 ~ 10 a.m.

Meredith Plummer, DFP

The Worst Twelve Days of Christmas

 Order of Service (Updated Friday)

With the larger crowds on Sundays, we have secured additional parking. Our neighbors, Children’s for Children, at 520 Linton Street, have graciously agreed to allow us to park in their lot on Sundays 9:30 - 1 pm.
Upcoming Events
Brown Bag Lunch with Rev. Connie
Dec 19 2018
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Chess and Games with Friends
Dec 19 2018
01:30PM - 03:30PM
Winter Solstice
Dec 21 2018
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Dec 23 2018
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Dec 23 2018
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Dec 24 2018
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Vespers Potluck
Dec 26 2018
05:30PM - 06:45PM
Vespers
Dec 26 2018
07:00PM - 08:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Dec 30 2018
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Dec 30 2018
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Dec 31 2018
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jan 06 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jan 06 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jan 07 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jan 13 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jan 13 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jan 14 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Rev. Connie
Jan 16 2019
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Jan 20 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jan 20 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jan 21 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Vespers Potluck
Jan 23 2019
05:30PM - 06:45PM
Youth Religious Education
Jan 27 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jan 27 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jan 28 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Feb 03 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Feb 03 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Feb 04 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Heart and Hand Auction
Feb 09 2019
06:00PM - 10:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Feb 10 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Feb 10 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Feb 11 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Feb 17 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Feb 17 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Feb 18 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Rev. Connie
Feb 20 2019
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Feb 24 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Feb 24 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Feb 25 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Vespers Potluck
Feb 27 2019
05:30PM - 06:45PM
Youth Religious Education
Mar 03 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Mar 03 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Mar 04 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Mar 10 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Mar 10 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Mar 11 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Mar 17 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Mar 17 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Mar 18 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Rev. Connie
Mar 20 2019
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Mar 24 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Mar 24 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Mar 25 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Vespers Potluck
Mar 27 2019
05:30PM - 06:45PM
Youth Religious Education
Mar 31 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Mar 31 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Apr 01 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Apr 07 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Apr 07 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Streetvibes Vendor at First Church
Apr 08 2019
10:00AM - 11:00PM
Meditation
Apr 08 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Apr 14 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Apr 14 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Apr 15 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Rev. Connie
Apr 17 2019
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Apr 21 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Apr 21 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Apr 22 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Vespers Potluck
Apr 24 2019
05:30PM - 06:45PM
Youth Religious Education
Apr 28 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Apr 28 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Apr 29 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
May 05 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
May 05 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
May 06 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Women's Retreat
May 10 2019
06:00PM - 06:00PM
Women's Retreat
May 10 2019
06:00PM - 06:00PM
Youth Religious Education
May 12 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
May 12 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Women's Retreat
May 10 2019
06:00PM - 06:00PM
Meditation
May 13 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Streetvibes Vendor at First Church
May 14 2019
10:00AM - 11:00PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Rev. Connie
May 15 2019
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Youth Religious Education
May 19 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
May 19 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
May 20 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
May 26 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
May 26 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
May 27 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 02 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jun 02 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jun 03 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 09 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jun 09 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jun 10 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 16 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jun 16 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jun 17 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Brown Bag Lunch with Rev. Connie
Jun 19 2019
11:30AM - 12:30PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 23 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jun 23 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jun 24 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Pre-Vespers Potluck
Jun 26 2019
05:30PM - 06:45PM
Youth Religious Education
Jun 30 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Sunday Service
Jun 30 2019
10:00AM - 11:00AM
Meditation
Jul 01 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 07 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Jul 08 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 14 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Jul 15 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 21 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Jul 22 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Jul 28 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Jul 29 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Aug 04 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Aug 05 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM
Youth Religious Education
Aug 11 2019
09:50AM - 11:15AM
Meditation
Aug 12 2019
11:30AM - 12:00PM