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Food Pantry Featured on Channel 5!

First Church’s Feeding Hope Food Pantry was featured on Akron’s local Channel 5 News station, showcasing the great of this ministry during the pandemic. You can watch the clip here. At 2 minutes, see if you can spot some familiar faces! A special thank you to all of our volunteers who helped this ministry during…

Zoom Movie Disucssion: Just Mercy

Join for us for a Zoom discussion on the film Just Mercy on Thursday, June 25, 7—9pm. Based on the bestselling book of the same name by Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy presents the stunning true story of Walter McMillian, a black man convicted and sentenced to death in Alabama in 1988 for a crime he…

Movie Discussion: 13TH

Join our Zoom conversation on Tuesday, June 16 from 7-9pm! Watch the movie 13TH available on Netflix (free trial membership is available) and download Education for Justice’s accompanying Study Guide that we will use to guide our conversation. Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary 13TH argues that although slavery was ostensibly abolished in 1865, a clause of…

June Mission of the Month: Akron-Area YMCA

The Akron-Area YMCA is the June Mission of the Month! The mission at the Y is “to put Christian principles into practices through the programs that build a healthy, spirit, mind, and body for all.” Every day, the Y works side by side with its neighbors to ensure that everyone, regardless of age, income, or…