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Open Doors 2018

First Congregational Church of Akron will take part in the Ohio History Connection’s Ohio Open Doors event September 16, 2018. Free guided tours of our historic building will be offered from 1:00-3:00pm. The Ohio History Connection created Ohio Open Doors in 2016 to promote and inspire pride in Ohio’s heritage and to celebrate the 50th…

2018-19 Concert Series

First Congregational Church of Akron is honored to announce the 2018-2019 Concert Series, which continues the Church’s tradition of cultivating music and arts in Summit County. Held in the acoustically flawless and historic Meetinghouse, guests will enjoy the elegant setting while reveling in musical performances from a wide variety of talented artists. All performances are…

Pride Festival and Equality March – August 25, 2018

Come and show our support for our LGBTQ friends and neighbors at the Akron Pride Festival and March on Saturday, August 25. To learn more about the event, visit www.akronpridefestival.org. Sign-up to march or volunteer in the church office or contact Amanda Cole at aac24@zips.uakron.edu.  If you are unable to volunteer and still want to contribute, the team…

Service of Healing

Wednesday, December 20, 7:30pm Join us in the Chapel for a worship service of solace and remembrance. The festive season is not always a joyous time as we struggle to find a place for our anxiety, mourning, and a sense of loss amidst all the holiday cheer. This service is a space of comfort and safety for all who feel alone or…

Cleveland Youth Orchestra Concert

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 1pm Free and open to the public! Please join us as we welcome the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, a full symphonic ensemble comprised of approximately 100 young musicians drawn from 38 communities in 11 counties across Northern Ohio. The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra (COYO) provides serious young music students of middle-high school age with a unique pre-professional orchestral…

Harmony Ringers Concert

Saturday, December 2, 3:30pm Please come and join us for a free concert by local handbell choir, Harmony Ringers! Under the direction of First Church member Christine Allison, Harmony Ringers formed in the summer of 2011 in Canton, Ohio after the folding of another area premiere handbell choir. Christine felt the need for those who were ringing, now without a more advanced choir,…