Posts by Kasey Kalchert (Page 7)

Summer Hymn Sing

Save the date of Sunday, August 11 for our summer hymn sing at 11am. At this worship service, congregation members will be invited to call out a favorite hymn tune from the Chalice and Pilgrim Hymnals as we sing some classic favorites and newer hymns together.

Summer Jazz Sunday

Jazz Sunday is July 21! We invite you to our 11am service to enjoy a special worship service with members of Akron’s local jazz community. Theron Brown, Tom Lehman, Chris Coles, Zaire Darden, and Jordan McBride will bring jazz and gospel music to enhance worship as they lead with pastors Reverend Nanette Pitt and Antigoné Lowery.

Red, White, and Blue Sunday

On Sunday, July 7, wear your patriotic colors, and enjoy a salute to our country’s birthday incorporated into the worship services! At 9:30am local pianist and vocalist Dave Aberth will lead a band of contemporary musicians. The 11am festival service features the accomplished Akron organist Julie Lehman along with a brass quintet offering music by Aaron Copland and Sousa, together with accompaniments…

Mitzvah Day 2019

You are invited to be a part of Mitzvah Day, or “Tikkun Olam,” which is Hebrew for “to commit a moral deed. In 2002, the Temple Israel began this tradition in Akron, where area faith organizations come together for a day of caring for the community. This year, Mitzvah Day will be held on June…

Spring Plant Sale

The Feed My Sheep Garden is holding a plant sale in collaboration with Let’s Grow Akron! Join us on Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26, from 9am-3pm in the First Church upper parking lot. You will be able to purchase seedlings for summer vegetables, herbs and perennials. There will also be live music and…

May Movie Titles

Wednesday, May 8, is the last night of Wednesday Night at the Movies until Fall 2019. We are playing the feature film The Healer. A young man discovers that he suddenly has the gift of healing, but isn’t ready to accept his new reality until a teenage girl with terminal cancer unexpectedly shows him the…

Call to Annual Meeting 2019

Dear Members and Friends of First Church, Notice is hereby given that our 185th Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019, following our 11am worship service in the Meetinghouse. To help us prepare for this important gathering, please visit our Annual Meeting 2019 page to view the initial agenda and for details of items…

Wednesday Faith Enrichment

Join Associate Minister Antigoné Lowery for the Parables of Jesus, a Faith Enrichment bible study each Wednesday from April 24 – May 29. There are two sessions each week: 10:45am-noon and 6:45-8pm. You are welcome to attend as you are able, all or one or more weeks of the series. Though the parables Jesus told…