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November Mission of the Month

Recycle Pots & Pans is the November Mission of the Month! While foodbanks are doing a heroic job of providing food to those in need, oftentimes the food goes to homes without the tools required to prepare it. Recycle Pots & Pans was developed to address this by collecting and redistributing gently used cooking items to those in need. Since its inception…

*Men’s Bible Study

The next meeting will be December 7, where the group will discuss themes of Who is Jesus the Christ? (Focus scripture: Colossians 1:15-23) Participants are encouraged to read the focus scriptures before the meeting, to bring a Bible (any translation will do), and to be prepared for a journey through scripture aimed at providing both…

Coming Out Christian

Spread the word and join us as we rethink God’s love toward LGBTQ+ Christians in this support group. In a safe space, members of the LGBTQ+ community can come together to explore Christianity and each other’s faith journeys. On Sunday, November 10, Coming Out Christian will be meeting in the First Church Chapel from 6-7pm.…


On the first Sunday of the month, all are invited to join Amber Cullen in the 2nd Floor Art Room for Contem-PAINT. From 4-6pm, this is a space designed for you to get creative! For more information, or to RSVP, contact Amber at 330.310.0406 or

Time with Tots

Join us for a new and exciting time of fellowship and fun with Time with Tots every 4th Saturday from 9am-10am in Fellowship Hall. Breakfast will be served. Time with Tots provides a space for families with young children (3 years and under), to connect, share experiences, offer advice and parenting tips, and foster new…

Merge Youth Group

In collaboration with Trinity UCC in Canton, First Church youth are invited to participate in a multi-church youth group. On the last Sunday of the month, high school and middle school aged youth will meet at Trinity UCC from different northeast Ohio churches for fun, food, and fellowship. The group meets from 6-8pm. A carpool…

Thanksgiving Sunday

Join us on November 24 for Thanksgiving Sunday. Please note there will be ONE worship service at 11am. Following the service, you are invited to join us as we gather together to give thanks for our many blessings and for our church family. Please RSVP below:

November Fellowship Outing

Please join us on Saturday, November 9 at GET AIR, which is an indoor trampoline park at 1886 Buccholzer Ave. We have reserved a two-hour jump time from 10am-12pm. This fun place is for adults as well as kids, but only those who jump need to pay. Besides trampolines, there is the Ninja obstacle course (rings, climbing nets, etc), foam pits, dodgeball,…

Fellowship Potluck

On Sunday, October 20, join the Fellowship Team after each worship service for a soup and chili potluck. Please sign up in the church office to bring stew, soup, chili, bread or cornbread, or a dessert. All are welcome to come and eat! Contact Chris Becker or Stephanie Corbin at with questions.

Soul Armor Yoga

Partnering with Karen Scott, a local Akronite, First Church is hosting Soul Armor Yoga on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in the Fellowship Hall, starting at 6pm. Come as you are and connect with yourself, your breath and your body in a yoga class that meets you where you are. Questions? Contact Karen for more information.