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Bible Study for Men*

You are warmly invited to join Rev. Steven Savides for a thematic exploration of the scriptures on the first Saturday of each month. The group meets over breakfast in Fellowship Hall from 7:30 to 9am. The group will meet on both March 7 and 21 at 7:30am. The theme for March is Jesus’ Prayer for the Unity of the Church with a…

March Mission of the Month

Church leadership has selected Limitless Ambition as the March 2020 Mission of the Month! Limitless Ambition, Inc. uses creative approaches to help girls and young women overcome boundaries to their success. Built and led by women, the nonprofit preserves and promotes the visions of emerging women who have been discouraged from pursuing their goals. By providing resources, training, and support – this…

Labyrinth Walk

The next presentation of the Labyrinth will be Thursday, February 13. The doors open at 6pm, with the first walk beginning at 6:30pm. The last walk will begin at 7:30pm, with the lights coming back up at 8pm. The room in handicapped accessible and there is a wooden finger tool for individuals in wheelchairs or…

Zydeco Kings at First Church

The Zydeco Kings will be at First Church on Friday, March 20 in the Meetinghouse! This concert is free and open to the public – so please invite your friends and neighbors! You can learn more about the group and even hear a sample of they may play for us. We hope to see you…

Emergency Preparedness at First Church

At our recent Congregational Meeting on January 12, staff offered an update on emergency preparedness at First Church. This marks the beginning of a phase in our ongoing safety and security work that includes the whole congregation — sharing information and offering training. Safety, security, and emergency preparedness routinely needs attention over the life of a church community, not out of a…

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.…

Coming Out Christian

Members, Brenda Waddell and Logan Báez, are starting an outreach and support ministry group to reach members of the LGBTQ+ community and support them in rethinking God’s love toward LGBTQ+ Christians. Beginning on October 13, Coming Out Christian will meet in the First Church Chapel from 6-7pm. These meetings will continue on the first Sunday…

Men’s Bible Study*

You are warmly invited to join Steven Savides for a thematic exploration of the scriptures on the first Saturday of each month. We’ll meet over breakfast in Fellowship Hall from 7:30-9am. 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…

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…