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August Worship Change

From Sunday, August 2, until September 13, our worship format will shift from live streaming to one combined service at 9:30am on zoom. Weekly registration will be necessary. Please visit https://bit.ly/AkronFirstChurch to register. Recordings of the services will be posted online. We will record the worship services and posting them on Facebook and our website,…

Pulpit Exchange

On Sunday, August 16, Pastor Nanette and Pastor Debbie, from the First Christian Church Cuyahoga Falls, will switch pulpits as our churches are getting to know each other more this summer and fall. First Christian is seeking to become part of the United Church of Christ.

Nominating is Happening!

Church ministries remain as vital during the pandemic and current boards and committees are meeting online to adapt and continue their ministries. In anticipation of our Congregational Meeting on September 13, 2020, the Nominating Board will begin recruiting members for the various boards. Are you interested to learn more about the activities of a particular…

Patio Pollinator Garden Project

The church patio at the Chapel entrance has been redone over the last six months, with a new concrete foundation and a bike rack. This summer, the next step is to add a pollinator garden, that will benefit the Feed My Sheep Garden. If you are interested to donate plants or get involved, please contact…

Devotional Booklet Now Online

Once a month, First Church receives and distributes copies of The Upper Room magazine around the building, a free resource available to anyone who wishes to keep a copy. The magazine is a devotional resource where people all over the world are able to share prayers and stories of faith.  During this time, as we…

Online PUBlic Theology

Join us for an online happy hour, more commonly known as PUBlic Theology. BYOB. Join us, via zoom, to talk about life, faith, the multiverse, and anything else that may be on your mind at the moment! This will be a joint event between First Christian Cuyahoga Falls, and the First Congregational Church of Akron.…

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…