Welcome to worship!
You can find the bulletin for this service here: https://fpcnyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/8.15-Bulletin-v3.pdf
And you can find the hymns for this service here: https://fpcnyc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/21.8.15.pdf
The Children’s bulletin for those 3+: https://tinyurl.com/3kfdbkct
The Children’s bulletin for those 7+: https://tinyurl.com/269u6xd5
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Thank you for worshiping with us!
The Rev. Dr. Barbara Davis is the Executive Minister at First Church. Her ministerial areas of focus include spiritual formation and pastoral care.
Barbara hails from western Pennsylvania, where she was deeply influenced by her upbringing in the Methodist Church and netting tadpoles in the pond near her house.
She graduated from Thiel College in Greenville, PA, where she majored in religion, with minors in English and Classical Languages. She then moved from rural to urban living to attend Union Theological Seminary in New York City, where she completed her M.Div. Her call to ministry led her to First Church in 1998. Barbara is a member of the Metro Association of the United Church of Christ (UCC), from which she was ordained in 2004. In 2016, she finished her doctoral work in Religious Education at Fordham University where she wrote about the “Unresolved Conflict Over Revelation in American Protestantism.”
Barbara has served on the board of the Religious Education Association and is currently part of the Boundary Awareness Training Team for the Metro Association of the UCC. The mother of two amazing daughters, Barbara has been a leader in the parent body at their Quaker school in Brooklyn. An avid reader, essayist, sketcher, sky watcher, nature observer and proud Brooklynite, Barbara can often be found cycling the city’s streets.