Posts by Kasey Kalchert

May Mission of the Month: South Street Ministries!

South Street Ministries is our May Mission of the Month! South Street Ministries upholds its mission of “unlikely partners taking shared risks to renew our community for Christ’s sake” through youth programs, recovery services and the Front Porch Café. Programs include programs for youth, Faithful Servants Urgent Care Center and South Street Recovery Services. Funds…

Second Annual Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser

First Church and Let’s Grow Akron are hosting the Second Annual Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser on May 16 & 17! Proceeds from the Annual Spring Plant Sale Fundraiser combined with generous donations allow Let’s Grow Akron to continue to maintain and support community & market gardens plus educational programs that empower people to grow, prepare…

Another Update Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please read the latest news about First Church closures from Pastor Nanette and Moderator Larry. We are writing again with an update about additional measures we will be taking at First Church in response to the latest recommendations by public officials and the Center for Disease Control to combat coronavirus (COVID-19). Come, Come, Everybody Worship… We will not worship together in person until further notice. That…

Food Pantry Update Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Feeding Hope Food Pantry at First Church will be happening as scheduled on Tuesday mornings from 9:30am-11:30am and the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:30-7:30pm, until further notice. The process for distribution will be different, however, until further notice. We appreciate your patience as we work through this together. In March 2020, food for almost 16,900 meals was…

Breakfast with the Bunny

Breakfast with the Bunny is Saturday, March 28 from 9-11am in the Fellowship Hall. Bring the children in your life to meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast. Volunteers are needed! Please contact Kasey Kalchert or sign up in the church office. Thanks!

Commune Midweek Lenten Worship

Through March until April 1, join us on Wednesday evenings in the Chapel at 7pm to refresh and renew your spirit. These services, led by Pastor Nanette and Samara Peddle on guitar, will be a blend of contemporary and classing music with an uplifting message. Communion will be served. All ages are welcome.

St. Patrick’s Day luncheon

Please join us for a St. Patrick’s Day luncheon at 12pm on Tuesday, March 17, in Fellowship Hall. Come and enjoy a corned beef and cabbage meal and entertainment for only $8.00! Reservations are a must! Please sign up in the church office by March 10. Hosted by the Fellowship Team.

Women’s History Month Potluck

Please join us for a potluck meal in the church Fellowship Hall following both worship services on Sunday, March 29. Bring a dish to share that was a favorite (to eat or to make) of a woman in your life whom you’ve most loved and/or admired. Any is fine: appetizer, main, side, salad, or dessert. If you’d like, put a card next…

Time with Tots

As a new ministry in the life of the church, Time with Tots is a wonderful opportunity for parents and guardians to socialize and discuss with one another all of the joys and challenges of parenting young children. Likewise, the children have an opportunity to play and enjoy other children in a fun and safe space! If you are someone who enjoys…