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Mitzvah Day 2019

You are invited to be a part of Mitzvah Day, or “Tikkun Olam,” which is Hebrew for “to commit a moral deed. In 2002, the Temple Israel began this tradition in Akron, where area faith organizations come together for a day of caring for the community. This year, Mitzvah Day will be held on June…

Scholarship Opportunity

We are now accepting applications for the Gustely Family Memorial Scholarship Fund for the 2019-2020 academic year. Please note that only members, the children or grandchildren of members of First Church may apply. The requirements of this scholarship are that candidates exhibit qualities of character and need. Past academic performance is a further consideration of…

Spring Plant Sale

The Feed My Sheep Garden is holding a plant sale in collaboration with Let’s Grow Akron! Join us on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, from 9am-3pm in the First Church upper parking lot. You will be able to purchase seedlings for summer vegetables, herbs and perennials. There will also be live music and…

May Movie Titles

Wednesday, May 8, is the last night of Wednesday Night at the Movies until Fall 2019. We are playing the feature film The Healer. A young man discovers that he suddenly has the gift of healing, but isn’t ready to accept his new reality until a teenage girl with terminal cancer unexpectedly shows him the…

Call to Annual Meeting 2019

Dear Members and Friends of First Church, Notice is hereby given that our 185th Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019, following our 11am worship service in the Meetinghouse. To help us prepare for this important gathering, please visit our Annual Meeting 2019 page to view the initial agenda and for details of items…

Wednesday Faith Enrichment

Join Associate Minister Antigoné Lowery for the Parables of Jesus, a Faith Enrichment bible study each Wednesday from April 24 – May 29. There are two sessions each week: 10:45am-noon and 6:45-8pm. You are welcome to attend as you are able, all or one or more weeks of the series. Though the parables Jesus told…