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First Church Reads

Join us this Lent in reading Because of This I Rejoice. Starting on March 13, the accompanying study questions will form the basis of exploration and discussion for our Wednesday Faith Enrichment led by Associate Minister Antigoné Lowery from 10:45am-noon and 6:45-8pm. You are also welcome to use this book for personal reflection. Copies are available from the church office for a…

Inquirer’s Gatherings

The Membership Board and Pastor Nanette will host two informational Inquirer’s Gatherings on March 17 and 24 for any who would like to learn more about First Church and who may be considering covenanting in membership. The sessions are from 12:15-1:30pm in the Upper Room. For more information, please contact Membership Board co-chairs, Kari Ledger and Logan Báez.

Holy Week: An Expanding Tradition

The first Christians or “followers of the Way” as they were known, observed only one special occasion each year: Jesus’ resurrection or what we now call “Easter.” In time, the first liturgical season morphed into being. It was a season of preparation for this holy day and it became the practice of many Christians, especially…