Events

Time with Tots

Time with Tots will gather online again on Saturday, November 14 from 8am-9am. These monthly gatherings are a wonderful opportunity for parents and guardians with toddler-aged children to connect and fellowship with one another alongside their children. To RSVP and receive a zoom meeting link to the gathering, please send an email to Kasey Kalchert…

Youth Night

The November Youth Night will be held on Friday, November 20 from 6pm-7pm. This event will take place online on zoom and will be a fun opportunity for middle school and high school youth to gather to connect and fellowship with one another. This month’s event will be a Trivia Night and will feature trivia…

Inquirer’s Gathering

Are you interested to learn more about what it means to become a First Church member? Please consider attending the Inquirer’s Gathering on Sunday, November 8 from 6-7pm on zoom. To register for the conversation, please contact Kasey Kalchert in the church office. We hope to see you there!

Community Roundtable conversations

As a congregation we become stronger by understanding the place where we reside. By learning about our neighbors, we can strengthen our relationships with them. What about our surrounding neighborhoods? What is the history of these neighborhoods and our congregation’s relationship with them? How have things come to be the way they are? What is…

Pet Blessing Sunday

As part of the wrap to the Season of Creation series, on Sunday, October 4, we are celebrating Pet Blessing Sunday! If you would like to celebrate your pet with us during worship, please email a 30 second clip or photo and the name of your pet to Kasey in the church office before October…

World Communion Sunday

Sunday October 4 is World Communion Sunday! This special service reminds us that we gather with Christians all over the world. Worship will be held at 9:30am on zoom. We encourage you to use this occasion as a time to create a multi-cultural and diverse space for your Communion by bringing in any elements from…

Community Celebration Sunday

This Sunday, September 13, at 9:30am, we’ll gather together remotely to celebrate the blessing of our connection both to God and to one another through First Church. This service will feature special music from our Handbell Choir, Julie Lehman and Dave Aberth and various musicians and vocalists. We will also be welcoming new members into…

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…