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Sound Minds Training Nov. 8

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED! IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING, EMAIL SBABB731@GMAIL.COM Sound Minds, a music-therapy program for dementia patients in local memory care facilities, has been launched by First Congregational Church of Akron (First Church) and is looking for volunteers to attend a training session on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 6:30pm. Alzheimer’s…

Breakfast with Santa Dec. 8

Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, December 8th! Children and adults alike are invited to First Church for a pancake breakfast and a morning of fun activities, including meeting Santa Claus. Breakfast is served from 9-11am. This event is free, but a good will offering is appreciated.

Thanksgiving Sunday Nov. 18

Join us on November 18 for Thanksgiving Sunday! Please note that there will only be one worship service at 11am. Please RSVP below: If you would like to volunteer, please contact Kasey Kalchert, Congregational Life Coordinator or sign up in the church office.

Wednesday Night at the Movies — October Titles

If you enjoy thought-provoking cinema, please join us for Wednesday Night at the Movies. This month, we will be enjoying the following films, with discussion to follow. Three short films on October 3 White Cane: Vanessa is a passionate, talented dancer who happens to also be blind. She meets Danielle, who yearns to dance but struggles to translate her passion into movement.…

Church School

Church School at First Church is officially in session! Each Sunday, children ages pre-K through 8th grade are invited to attend Church School. Children attend the 11am worship with their families and after the Children’s Moment are invited to follow their volunteer teachers for Church School. This year, the preK and kindergarten aged children will engage in their spiritual journey, using the…

Flu Shots at First Church

Flu Shots at First Church. On Sunday, October 21, in the Conference Room, the Sand Run Pharmacy will partner with the Parish Nurse Team, offering the influenza vaccine to everyone older than the age of 7. The high dose influenza vaccine will be available for those who are 65 and older. The Parish Nurse Team will also be available October 21 for…