Posts from March 2019

Introducing our new Associate Minister!

First Congregational Church of Akron is pleased to announce the addition of Antigoné Lowery as the Associate Minister. In this newly created full-time position, Lowery will shepherd the First Church ministry to children and youth, extend visitation to elder homebound members, and assist the Senior Minister with general ministry functions. “Antigoné is passionate about her…

Wednesday Night at the Movies – March 2019

March 13, 2019– A feature film I, Daniel Blake. Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, this is a gripping, human tale about the impact one man can make. Gruff, but good-hearted, Daniel Blake is a man out of time: a widowed woodworker who has never own a  computer, he lives according to his own common sense moral…

First Church Reads

Join us this Lent in reading Because of This I Rejoice. Starting on March 13, the accompanying study questions will form the basis of exploration and discussion for our Wednesday Faith Enrichment led by Associate Minister Antigoné Lowery from 10:45am-noon and 6:45-8pm. You are also welcome to use this book for personal reflection. Copies are available from the church office for a…