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Installation of Pastor Nanette

Service of Installation for Reverend Nanette Pitt 20th Senior Minister of First Congregational Church of Akron Sunday, April 17, 2016 One Worship at 11am Followed by Dinner in Fellowship Hall Please join us in celebrating the installation of our Senior Minister, Reverend Nanette Pitt. Sign up in the Fellowship Hall or the church office by April 10. You may also call the…

Congregational Budget Meeting

As we begin, I am requesting a few minutes of personal privilege as your Moderator. Ordinarily, I would offer a “state of the congregation” report at our annual meeting in May. Given the number of things that are happening, I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on some of these things with you now. A mere five months ago, our…

UA Symphony Orchestra, with violinist Ilya Kaler

Thursday, November 19, 2015 – 7:30 PM Ilya Kaler One of the most outstanding personalities of the violin today, Ilya Kaler is a world-renowned performer and educator. Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, Diamond’s “The Enormous Room,” Stravinsky’s “Firebird” Suite. Guy Bordo conducts. First Congregational Church is at 292 East Market St., one block north of campus. Kulas Concert Series: $12 general, $6 non-UA students,…

All-Church Picnic at Ramseyer Farms!

Saturday, October 10, 11am-6pm All-church potluck picnic at Ramseyer Farms Upon arrival at the farm, let the staff know you are with Akron FCC so that you get the $1 discount at the door. Please give them the name you signed up under so they can check you off the list. Cost is $9 per person. Schedule: 11:00-2:00 Potluck Picnic in Little…

Musical Happenings!

MUSICAL HAPPENINGS SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2015 Sunday, September 13, 11:00 am “Homecoming” Sunday FCC Chancel Choir returns to the Choir Loft with flute, harp & oboe accompaniment Saturday, September 19, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Choir Retreat at FCC Here’s your chance to try singing in the choir! Join us! 9:00 – Meet in the Fellowship Hall for bagels and coffee 9:45 (approx.)…

Rev. Nanette Pitt to Lead Akron’s Oldest Church

The Rev. Nanette Pitt will take over the pulpit at First Congregational Church of Akron as of Sept. 1, 2015. This will be the first time in the church’s 183-year-history that it will have a woman as its spiritual leader. A native of South Africa, Rev. Pitt immigrated to the United States in 2000. She acted and directed in Boston-area theaters and…