Discover First Church

Sunday, June 7, 12:30 pm Are you interested in exploring membership at First Church? Even as we meet and worship virtually, we continue to grow as a community! Bring your curiosity, questions and stories of your own spiritual journeys as we meet via Zoom on Sunday, June 7 at 12:30 pm. For those deciding to become members, joining will be at the …

Good Enough Parents

Parent CircleSaturday, May 9, 9-10 am, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82786582746 Come join in conversation with our Lead Pastor, Molly Baskette, for this month’s parent support circle! Molly will invite parents to talk in a vulnerable way about the gap between the kind of parents we want to be and what we actually do, say, and fail to do. Receive affirmation and support for being …

Ballot Mailing for First Church Rebuild

First Church will be mailing out paper ballots to vote on our Blue Fire Committee’s Rebuilding Recommendation later this week. Have you moved recently, or are you sheltering-in-place somewhere other than your home? Please email your current mailing address to Louise Halsey (lhalsey@fccb.org) by Friday, May 15, 9 am. We want to make sure you receive a ballot. Also contact …

Staffing in the Coming Months

How can we best support our staff in an evolving world of shelter in place, where our finances may change, and where we have events on the horizon such as Reverend Kit’s parental leave? Here is how we plan to move forward based on input from staff, the Personnel Committee, and the Council. First considering the time through June. Our …

Blue Fire Team Rebuilding Update

Next Congregational Forum on May 17 ► Watch the Presentation Here► View the Slides Here The Blue Fire Team presented their recommendations to a robust webinar with 100+ participants on Sunday. In their presentation, the team recommended constructing a New Community Building on the Pilgrim Hall site. This new building will be 8,000-10,000 square feet in size, constructed with green …

Your Body, Your Voice

Thursday, April 30 @ 7:00 pmLed by Derek Tam We know that singing engages the mind, body and spirit. Sometimes, though, we forget how to get the body into the voice, so to speak. This session will be one part gentle exercise, one part musical instruction, and all parts fun. We’ll do some breathing exercises and incorporate gentle and thoughtful …