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On the first Sunday of the month, all are invited to join Amber Cullen in the 2nd Floor Art Room for Contem-PAINT. From 4-6pm, this is a space designed for you to get creative! For more information, or to RSVP, contact Amber at 330.310.0406 or

Time with Tots

Join us for a new and exciting time of fellowship and fun with Time with Tots every 4th Saturday from 9am-10am in Fellowship Hall. Breakfast will be served. Time with Tots provides a space for families with young children (3 years and under), to connect, share experiences, offer advice and parenting tips, and foster new…

Merge Youth Group

In collaboration with Trinity UCC in Canton, First Church youth are invited to participate in a multi-church youth group. On the last Sunday of the month, high school and middle school aged youth will meet at Trinity UCC from different northeast Ohio churches for fun, food, and fellowship. The group meets from 6-8pm. A carpool…

Thanksgiving Sunday

Join us on November 24 for Thanksgiving Sunday. Please note there will be ONE worship service at 11am. Following the service, you are invited to join us as we gather together to give thanks for our many blessings and for our church family. Please RSVP below:

November Fellowship Outing

Please join us on Saturday, November 9 at GET AIR, which is an indoor trampoline park at 1886 Buccholzer Ave. We have reserved a two-hour jump time from 10am-12pm. This fun place is for adults as well as kids, but only those who jump need to pay. Besides trampolines, there is the Ninja obstacle course (rings, climbing nets, etc), foam pits, dodgeball,…

Fellowship Potluck

On Sunday, October 20, join the Fellowship Team after each worship service for a soup and chili potluck. Please sign up in the church office to bring stew, soup, chili, bread or cornbread, or a dessert. All are welcome to come and eat! Contact Chris Becker or Stephanie Corbin at with questions.

Soul Armor Yoga

Partnering with Karen Scott, a local Akronite, First Church is hosting Soul Armor Yoga on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in the Fellowship Hall, starting at 6pm. Come as you are and connect with yourself, your breath and your body in a yoga class that meets you where you are. Questions? Contact Karen for more information.

Coming Out Christian

Members, Brenda Waddell and Logan Báez, are starting an outreach and support ministry group to reach members of the LGBTQ+ community and support them in rethinking God’s love toward LGBTQ+ Christians. Beginning on October 13, Coming Out Christian will meet in the First Church Chapel from 6-7pm. These meetings will continue on the first Sunday…

Men’s Bible Study*

You are warmly invited to join Steven Savides for a thematic exploration of the scriptures on the first Saturday of each month. We’ll meet over breakfast in Fellowship Hall from 7:30-9am. Participants are encouraged to read the focus scriptures before the meeting, to bring a Bible (any translation will do), and to be prepared for a journey through scripture aimed at providing…

Labyrinth Returns to First Church

The next presentation of the Labyrinth will be October 10. The doors open at 6pm, with the first walk beginning at 6:30pm. The last walk will begin at 7:30pm, with the lights coming back up at 8pm. The room in handicapped accessible and there is a wooden finger tool for individuals in wheelchairs or with…