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COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 UPDATE, MAY 1, 2020 from Senior Pastor Nanette Pitt and Moderator Larry Becker Please join us in remembering in prayer the millions of people directly impacted by COVID-19, as we acknowledge how difficult this time has been and continues to be for so many of us. Oddly, at the same time many of us can…

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…

Ohio “Stay At Home” Order Implications

OHIO “STAY AT HOME” ORDER IMPLICATIONSfrom Rev. Nanette Pitt and Moderator Larry Becker We are writing with an important update about First Church activities. Earlier today, March 22, Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH signed an order for Ohioans to “stay at home.” The Governor explained many…

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…

An Update Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please read the latest news about First Church closures from Pastor Nanette and Moderator Larry. We are writing with an important update about First Church activities. Yesterday, March 12, Governor Mike DeWine announced that he has ordered all schools (kindergarten through 12th grade) to close beginning on Monday, March 16, lasting through Friday, April 3. In…