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Acme Community Cashback

Be sure to save your Acme receipts! We welcome you to mail them to the church office at 292 E Market Street, Akron, 44308, or when we reopen for in person worship, please drop them off in the office. After the Cashback period ends, the receipts are submitted to Acme, who will then make a donation to First Church based on the…

Amazon Smile

Do you shop on Amazon? If so, your purchases can benefit First Church through Amazon Smile. Simply log in with your Amazon account information, pick First Congregational Church of Akron as your charity, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases! This donation is no cost to you! Thank you!

Christmas Eve Digital Candlelighting

One of the most treasured parts of our 8pm Service of Lessons and Carols on Christmas Eve is the ending with the sharing of candle light as we sing Silent Night together. This year, because our services will be held online, we invite you and your family to send in a photo or video of yourselves holding a lighted candle to be…

Family Faith Formation

Join us for an all-church forum on our children and youth Faith Formation in 2021! First Church is committed to helping families find meaningful ways to nurture their faith with their children both within and outside of their homes, but we need your help to do it! For this reason, we will host a virtual faith formation forum at 2pm on Sunday,…

Boxing Day Trivia

Saturday, December 26, 6-7pmJoin Pastor Nanette and Steven from their home via zoom for a Christmas Trivia fellowship event for all ages on Boxing Day, Saturday December 26, from 6-7pm! In South Africa, this day is an extension of the Christmas holiday, a day filled with comfort, friends, family, and leftovers! This year many will be isolated, if you are – come…

Order a Christmas Poinsettia!

Consider donating a poinsettia for Christmas this year. The donations can be in honor of or in memory of loved ones, whose names will be printed in the Christmas bulletins. Please contact Kasey Kalchert with the names of you honored or remembered. Flowers are $10 each and will decorate the Meetinghouse, even during our online…