Events

Summer Worship & Picnic

This year, the church picnic will be on Sunday, August 18. We will gather at 11am for one worship service at the Lion’s Lodge in Cuyahoga Falls (641 Silver Lake Ave). Worship will followed by a picnic, fellowship, and outdoor games. The pavilion is handicapped accessible. Please contact Chris Becker or Stephanie Corbin with any questions or if you need a ride.

Summer Hymn Sing

Save the date of Sunday, August 11 for our summer hymn sing at 11am. At this worship service, congregation members will be invited to call out a favorite hymn tune from the Chalice and Pilgrim Hymnals as we sing some classic favorites and newer hymns together.

Summer Jazz Sunday

On July 21, join us for summertime jazz worship. At 9:30am the service will be led by Dave Aberth and at 11am by Thom Lehman and friends who visited with us this past Mardi Gras Sunday and led a wonderful worship experience. Invite a friend along!

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…

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…

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…