The mission of Children’s Church School is to educate a generation of young people about the love of God expressed in the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Children learn about the importance of caring for one another just as God cares about us. Children develop their own spirituality and learn about worship through writing… Read More »Church School
Worship is at the heart of our life together. As a community of faith, we gather every Sunday morning to engage with Scripture as it is read, sung, and proclaimed. We offer prayers, sing our praises to God, and prepare ourselves to be servants of Christ in the world beyond the church doors. Our traditional… Read More »Weekly Worship
Join us for virtual coffee fellowship every Sunday directly following the worship service! Join us as we meet one another, say hello to some new faces, and gather for a time of fellowship as we learn more about each other and how our week has been! For the Zoom link, visit our First Matters Weekly… Read More »Coffee Fellowship
The First Church Adult Choir is a strong and integral part of the spiritual life at First Church. Under the direction of Michael Shake, our Director of Music, the excellent choral ensemble is comprised of both professional and volunteer singers. The weekly commitment and spiritual devotion of each member to singing God’s praises are the… Read More »Choir Rehearsal
All Are Welcome to Qigong at First, Monday evenings at 5:30- 6:15 p.m. This meditative practice generates and circulates energy, and connects one to all things, animate and inanimate. Sitting or standing, one quiets the mind, feels the light from the heavens and the earth and the mysterious gift of the breath.
Join us for music and prayer as we mark our Lenten journey together. You can watch via YouTube, Facebook, or Boxcast.
Join us for our weekly Bible Study led by Rev. Dr. Barbara Davis. All are welcome as we journey through the Bible together through a variety of different themes and Books of the Bible ranging from the spiritual metaphor of journey to exploring the little things in our discipleship - mustard seeds, yeast, salt, just to… Read More »Bible Study
Brush up on your Spanish skills while learning more about the culture and history of Spanish-speaking countries. This conversational class is open to all levels and is a great way to hone your skills while spending time with First Church friends. Led by member Daniel Duque who has taught Spanish at Cornell University and The… Read More »Conversational Spanish
Thursdays on zoom at 8:30 a.m. (20 minutes), February 18 through April 1 Start your mornings in Lent with these energizing weekly prayer writing sessions. This group in intended to be a quiet time to start your day with God. Lenten prayers and writing prompts will be shared for each session, the goal being that… Read More »Thursday Morning Prayer Writing
Our partnership with St. Joe’s Soup Kitchen began in December 2019 when they joined us at First Church, operating out of our South Wing. The soup kitchen serves all who are hungry - some are homeless, while others’ income simply doesn’t cover expenses. Regardless, they provide an unconditional welcome to all, serving meals every Saturday… Read More »St. Joe’s Soup Kitchen