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Influenza Vaccine Clinic

An Influenza Vaccine Clinic will be held at First Church on Sunday, September 15, 2019, in the Conference Room before and after the 11am service. Most insurance companies, including Medicare Part B, all of the Medicare Advantage plans, i.e., SummaCare, Anthem, Medical Mutual of Ohio, just to name a few of the insurance carriers, cover…

Progress Through Preservation Tour Stop

Progress Through Preservation of Greater Akron is sponsoring a tour of four Akron landmark churches on Sunday, September 22, from 1-4pm. This is an opportunity to see and hear the history of these magnificent buildings. Featured churches on the tour will include our very own First Church along with St Vincent’s, St. Bernard’s and Trinity…

Art Show at First Church

From October 6-20, we will be displaying artwork created by members of the congregation and their immediate families (parents and children included). This is not a sale, just a display to highlight the art created by our own members and friends. The pieces will be on display in Fellowship Hall. This will include paintings, drawings, photographs, stained glass and other wall art.…

Bereavement Group to meet in the fall

Starting Tuesday, September 17, Rev. Karen Bruno, Chaplain of SouthernCare Hospice Services and First Church member, is facilitating a bereavement group in the Conference Room. The group will meet from 5:30-7:30pm for 6 weeks. The meetings build on each other, so attendance at all six is crucial. Space is limited, so be sure to register! Please contact Karen for more information at…

Soul Armor

Partnering with Karen Scott, a local Akronite, First Church is hosting Soul Armor Yoga on Tuesday, September 3 and Tuesday, September 17 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…

Tret Fure Concert

Friday, October 18, 2019 7pm-9pm in the Meetinghouse This concert is free and open to the public! Parking on premises. About Tret Fure A prolific artist in the contemporary singer-songwriter arena, Tret Fure has released 16 albums and CDs over the course of her 48 year career. In addition to being a gifted songwriter, Fure…

Akron Pride March and Festival 2019

Join us on August 24 for the Akron Pride March and Festival. First Church will represent the love and extravagant welcome of God and our faith to the LGBTQ+ community. The 2019 March for Equality steps off at 10am in Highland Square, leading to Hardesty Park, where the festival runs until 7pm. If you are…

Pardon our dust during building updates!

Our Food Pantry continues to be a wonderful success every Tuesday morning meeting. Looking for sustainable ways to continue to meet the need of our neighbors in the Greater Akron area without taxing our current crew of volunteers, coordinators Deb and Clay Canfield have approached church leadership and consulted with the Chancel and Handbell choirs with the proposal that includes reallocating the…