Posts from June 2020

White Fragility Online Book Discussion

Join us for thoughtful conversation ONLINE to discuss Robin J. DiAngelo’s book “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.” Discussions will be held every Wednesday evening from 7-8:30pm on Zoom. This will be a collaboration between First Church, Akron and First Christian Church, Cuyahoga Falls with the weekly conversations…

Food Pantry Featured on Channel 5!

First Church’s Feeding Hope Food Pantry was featured on Akron’s local Channel 5 News station, showcasing the great of this ministry during the pandemic. You can watch the clip here. At 2 minutes, see if you can spot some familiar faces! A special thank you to all of our volunteers who helped this ministry during…

Zoom Movie Disucssion: Just Mercy

Join for us for a Zoom discussion on the film Just Mercy on Thursday, June 25, 7—9pm. Based on the bestselling book of the same name by Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy presents the stunning true story of Walter McMillian, a black man convicted and sentenced to death in Alabama in 1988 for a crime he…