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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…

First Church Reads

Join us this Lent in reading Because of This I Rejoice. Starting on March 13, the accompanying study questions will form the basis of exploration and discussion for our Wednesday Faith Enrichment led by Associate Minister Antigoné Lowery from 10:45am-noon and 6:45-8pm. You are also welcome to use this book for personal reflection. Copies are available from the church office for a…

First Church Reads: an Advent Devotional

This Advent season we will be reading Walter Brueggemann’s Celebrating Abundance, a collection of daily devotionals for Advent compiled by Richard Floyd. About the book: “Advent is a time for telling the truth – the truth of our weariness and our anxiety, yes, but also the truth of the relentless generosity of God, which opens…