Upcoming guest preachers!

Since virtual worship has liberated us to invite any preacher, anywhere to join us in worship, we are taking this opportunity to invite some cherished alums back into First Church’s pulpit, as well as sought-after preachers who might ordinarily be too in demand to join us.  Sunday, June 7, Rev. Maren Tirabassi, longtime pastor (including Molly’s predecessor at First Church …

Last Wishes Workshop: Watch Session One

If you missed last week’s first Last Wishes Workshop on health care advanced directives, you can watch it here. With help from chaplains and health care providers from our church, you can more skillfully navigate answers to these big questions about how you want to live, and how you want to die. 

Projects at Church

by Nick Kukulan, SFA Co-Chair While sheltering in place is happening for most people in our area, we continue to take care of our beautiful campus. Bruce McNaught, our “Mr. Everything,” installed a new floor in the Hall of Entrance kitchen this past week. This is one of several small projects that the Stewardship, Finance, & Admin. (SFA) ministry budgeted for …

Thrift Shop Donors! Call for gently used household items:

View Spreadsheet of Items Needed Youth Spirit Artworks is moving the Tiny Homes project forward during the shelter in place as an essential service to provide much-needed housing for homeless youth. July 1 (or as near as possible) is the target move-in date for the first 16 homes and residents.   Partner organizations (churches, schools) who are building 10 additional homes have been …

Contribute Scripture Stories

Email [email protected] While watching our prerecorded scripture stories these past two months, delivered in puppet shows by Barbara and Bill Coffin or in re-enactments by the Ash Family, have you thought “I’d like to do the scripture story some week!” Well you can! The worship team invites you to join the fun and represent the scripture in your own creative …

Last Wishes Workshops

The pandemic has nudged many of us to face our mortality unflinchingly, and take steps to make preparations for our own deaths. If you need the comfort and guidance of community to do necessary work like filling out a health care advanced directive, planning your funeral/memorial service, or getting resources to execute your will or legacy giving, your church can …