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Time with Tots

Time with Tots meets this Saturday, February 8 from 9-10am in the Education Wing. Families with children ages 3 and under are invited to join this group and gather in fellowship and share experiences. For more information, click here.

Labyrinth Walk

The next presentation of the Labyrinth will be Thursday, February 13. The doors open at 6pm, with the first walk beginning at 6:30pm. The last walk will begin at 7:30pm, with the lights coming back up at 8pm. The room in handicapped accessible and there is a wooden finger tool for individuals in wheelchairs or…

Zydeco Kings at First Church

The Zydeco Kings will be at First Church on Friday, March 20 in the Meetinghouse! This concert is free and open to the public – so please invite your friends and neighbors! You can learn more about the group and even hear a sample of they may play for us. We hope to see you…

Podcast Discussion Group

All are invited to a new fellowship opportunity on Thursday, February 27 at 7pm at the Market District Portage Crossing Upstairs Cafe (2687 State Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH, 44223). The first podcast will be This American Life Episode 644: Random Acts of History. It can be accessed online for free OR via the This American Life app or podcast app on your…

Soul Armor Yoga

Join us for Soul Armor Yoga at 6pm in the Fellowship Hall, on Tuesday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 25. Led by Karen Scott, come as you are and connect with yourself, your breath and your body in a yoga class that meets you where you are.The group meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Inquirer’s Gatherings

Are you interested to learn more about First Church and our branch of Christianity? Would you like to hear more about entering the covenant of membership within the congregation? Please consider attending the Inquirer’s Gatherings on February 16 and February 23. Join Pastor Nanette in the Upper Room at 12:15pm, to learn more about the history of First Church and the process…

Congregational Budget Meeting

On Sunday, January 12, closing our 11am worship, we are holding a Congregational Budget Meeting to review and vote on adopting a 5-month budget (Jan-May 2020). We must have a minimum of 64 church members present to have quorum. Please find the agenda and links to relevant documents, following: CONGREGATIONAL BUDGET MEETING AGENDA Call to…

Bible Study for Men*

The group will meet again on Saturday, January 4 at 7:30am in the Fellowship Hall. The topic this session is: John 14:15-3; 15:26-27; 16:5-15 – The Promise of the Holy Spirit. Participants are encouraged to read the focus scriptures before the meeting, to bring a Bible (any translation will do), and to be prepared for…

Fraudulent Emails and Texts

Recently, we were notified that a spammer emailed church members using Pastor Nanette’s name with a fake email address. The email asked for help and a reply. Today, parishioners are reporting receiving a similar text message sent from a different number than her cell number, again claiming to be from her and requesting help. If you receive these fraudulent…

Mission of the Month Applications 2020

For ten months each year our congregation supports the efforts of a non-profit organization through our monthly Mission of the Month donations. These donations are a minimum of $600 of our church’s Outreach funds plus any monies offered by our community members towards that month’s mission (so donations usually range anywhere from $800-$1200). A representative…