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January 2016 Mission of the Month

First Glance has been selected to be the January Mission of the Month. It is a youth center that operates in Akron’s Kenmore community. Their programs are designed for students from grades 6-12 and for young adults ages 18-29. Programs include a recreational night, a young adults program, an assistance program, Teen Mom and Young Moms programs. Please make your check payable…

A Letter from the Pastor (December 2015/January 2016 Chronicle)

Beloved friends, We have decked the halls here at First Congregational – the church is looking beautiful and I am eager for us to spend our first Christmas Eve celebrating together. The holiday season promises many old favorites (id-e-o-o-o!) as well as some new highlights. Specifically, this year we’re moving to an unrehearsed pageant format. Our 11am worship service on the Fourth…

December 2015 Mission of the Month

Mason Community Learning Center has been selected as the Mission of the Month for December by the Outreach Board. The funds collected will purchase one interactive whiteboard, which connects to a computer in the classroom. To support this project, please write your check to FCC and write Mason on the memo line. Thank you for your help!

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,…

November 2015 Mission of the Month

Limitless Ambition Outreach has selected Limitless Ambition as the November Mission of the Month. Its mission is to nurture emerging women by shaping their confidence in their ability to lead where leadership is critically needed. Their focus is on teens to women of all ages from economically disadvanted areas across Northeast Ohio. The organization builds on the tenets of empowerment, leadership, integrity,…

October 2015 Mission of the Month

Outreach has selected Harvest Home Shelter as our October Mission of the Month. This agency is a temporary homeless shelter for women and their children. It can house up to 52 women and their children for three to six months. Their supportive services include meals, case management, counseling, career development, after school program for school age children, parenting classes and preschool programming.…

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…