Posts by Kasey Kalchert

Food Pantry Closure

Please be aware that due to expected inclement weather, the Feeding Hope Food Pantry will NOT be open on Tuesday, February 16. We apologize for the inconvenience and plan to be open again on Tuesday, February 23 at 9:30am.

Parish Nurse Check-in

The Parish Nurses are making virtual-house calls via Zoom to check in our community and their mental health. Join us on Thursday, February 18 at 10:30am for a time of rejuvenating conversation and connection. You can register to attend at here. If you have any questions, please contact Terri Cook or Judy Young. Zoom technical…

Time with Tots

First Church invites parents and guardians to join their toddler-aged children for our monthly Time with Tots gathering on February 13 at 8am. February’s gathering will be a perfect opportunity to fellowship with other First Church families and will feature a fun memory game for the children! The group will meet on zoom and you…

Open M is the February 2021 Mission of the Month

Opportunity Parish Ecumenical Neighborhood Ministry (OPEN M) is a vibrant and highly effective organization that serves more than 10,000 unique individuals annually with education, food, employment, and social and health services. All of these services are intended to break the cycle of poverty and improve the health of the community, one family at a time. Funds from Mission of the Month will…

Contem-PAINT Revival!

Starting on February 7, join Amber Cullen for the revival of the wonderfully creative and welcoming small group opportunity – Contem-PAINT! The group will meet on zoom on the first Sunday of each month from 4-6pm. Please register to attend. Each session, you are invited to set up your own station in your own space…

Time with Tots

First Church invites parents and guardians to join their toddler-aged children for our monthly Time with Tots gathering on February 13 at 8am. February’s gathering will be a perfect opportunity to fellowship with other First Church families and will feature a fun memory game for the children! The group will meet on zoom; please contact…

Youth Night

Attention First Church youth! Whether you are in elementary, middle school or high school, we invite you to join Pastor Antigoné and the Speight Family for a virtual youth event featuring the witty word association game, Trophies! If you have a competitive spirit and enjoy a good laugh, this game is sure to be one…

Acme Community Cashback

Be sure to save your Acme receipts! We welcome you to mail them to the church office at 292 E Market Street, Akron, 44308, or when we reopen for in person worship, please drop them off in the office. After the Cashback period ends, the receipts are submitted to Acme, who will then make a donation to First Church based on the…

Amazon Smile

Do you shop on Amazon? If so, your purchases can benefit First Church through Amazon Smile. Simply log in with your Amazon account information, pick First Congregational Church of Akron as your charity, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases! This donation is no cost to you! Thank you!

Christmas Eve Digital Candlelighting

One of the most treasured parts of our 8pm Service of Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve is the ending with the sharing of candle light as we sing Silent Night together. This year, because our services will be held online, we invite you and your family to send in a photo or video of yourselves holding a lighted candle to be…