Events

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…

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…

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…