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First Church this Week

ONLINE WORSHIP Sundays at 9:30am: Director of Faith Formation Hilah Clarke is hosting Church School for Children in all elementary grades on Sundays at 9:30am.  Use this LINK to connect: http://bit.ly/ChurchSchoolat930 All Church Worship will be online at 10am on … Continue reading

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First Church Responds to COVID-19: Guidelines & Updates

As people of faith, we understand that Science, Math and Reason are all gifts of God.  As such, we trust the research that indicates we must do our part to flatten the curve.  All of this has informed our decisions … Continue reading

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2020 Holy Week Worship Services – April 5 thru 12

All are invited to:   Easter Sunday Worship – streaming online at 10am on April 12, 2020 9:30am: Faith Formation – a Church School lesson for the day for kids will be delivered via a video on our YouTube channel 10am Easter … Continue reading

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Online: Sunday 10 a.m. Worship

CLICK HERE to watch the September 13 – Gathering Sunday – Worship at 10am.   OR Phone in to listen to worship at 10am, dial: 1-301-715-8592, then enter: 208-054-269# At 10:45 we’ll gather on Zoom for Prayers of the People: http://bit.ly/PrayersOfThePeople – … Continue reading

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Give to First Church: Contributions & Pledge Info

In this time of physical separation we rely on your regular giving now more than ever. Please help us by mailing in your gift, or clicking the GIVE NOW button below – then  select “Pledge Campaign” and make your contribution … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting – May 31, 2020

Our First Church Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday May 31 at 11:30 a.m. – after worship – on Zoom Annual Meeting – information and meeting details, including proposed bylaw changes, and details on the sale of the parsonage, … Continue reading

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It’s Pledge Time! Stewardship: May to December 2020

First Church is having an 8-Month PLEDGE CAMPAIGN!       May to December 2020 Pledges are needed now as we are changing the First Church fiscal year to a  “Calendar Year” in January 2021.  Our current fiscal year is May … Continue reading

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Discipleship Then & Now: Celebrating the Promise – Lent Sundays at 11:15 a.m.

March 8 thru April 5 at 11:15 a.m. During Lent we will gather after 10 a.m. worship, looking to our history for inspiration to form a vision for the future… what has our discipleship looked like here at First Church? … Continue reading

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Hannah Sachs: Director of Creative Ministries

Our new Director of Creative Ministries is: Hannah Sachs On Sunday March 1, 2020, Caroline Crawford (Church President-Elect for 2020-2021 and Chair of the Search Committee for Director of Creative Ministries) announced that Hannah Sachs has been selected to serve … Continue reading

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Understanding Race and Racism with the Rev. Rodney Patterson

UNDERSTANDING RACE AND RACISM: THE FAITH COMMUNITIES’ RESPONSE with the New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church and their Founding Minister: The Rev. Rodney Patterson The subject of racism is alive and well in the land and remains a topic of major … Continue reading

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