Posts by Alex Morris

Inquirers’ Gatherings

Join First Church on November 7 & 14 from 10-10:50am for a set of Inquirers’ Gatherings. On Sunday, November 7, the basics of our Congregational faith tradition and wider church affiliations will be covered. Participants can meet each other, and watch a virtual nooks and crannies tour of the building. The following Sunday, November 14, we’ll learn a little of our history,…

Climate Change & Conservation

Backyard Conservation and the 50% Project

October 27 at 7pm via Zoom. Famed Conservationist E.O. Wilson has proposed conserving 50% of the planet’s surface to avoid a cataclysmic extinction event as well as to protect the ecosystem services that give us clean air to breath and clean water to drink. At the present time, only 13% of Summit County is protected…

Climate Change & Conservation

Climate Change: An Emergency in Slow Motion

This free public talk on October 20 at 7pm via Zoom will address the causes and impacts of Climate Change and, most importantly, highlight the solutions that already exist. Feel free to invite others to join you at this online opportunity in our Season of Creation. Informative and well known guest speaker Dr. Eric Schreiber…

Community Celebration Sunday

Sunday on September 12, 2021 Join us for one combined worship service at 11am followed by a special event and Annual Meeting 2021. This year’s “Hope Together” themed annual meeting will be our first with the format (a semi-annual meeting in May followed by the annual meeting in September) so it promises to be a…

Akron Pride Pride Festival

Saturday, August 28, 2021, 10am March and 11am Festival Each year First Church has represented our Open and Affirming commitment at Akron’s Equity March and Pride Festival through sponsorship and active participation. You are invited to join us in the Equity March and to volunteer in the First Church booth for an hour or two…

Feed My Sheep Garden

Summer Garden Party

Saturday, August 21, 9am-12:30pm Come and celebrate the summer with an intergenerational morning of fun and volunteerism at the Feed My Sheep Garden on Saturday, August 21 from 9am-12:30pm. At 9am volunteers will gather to begin weeding in the Feed My Sheep Garden and planting in the new Memorial Garden with Nanette. The playground will…