The Search for Life in the Universe ~ Feb. 23

For hundreds of years, people have speculated about life on other worlds, but (apart from some fantasies) we are still seeking that first contact. SETI radio transmissions, space probes and planetary missions now headed out to the stars all proclaim our arrival to the galaxy, but where

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What Would You Do? A Discussion Feb. 21 & 28

Sunday, February 21 & 28 at 11 a.m. via Zoom Faris Cassell’s recently published book The Unanswered Letter: One Holocaust Family’s Desperate Plea for Help is the true story of a Viennese Jewish family’s struggle to flee Nazi terror and immigrate to America. In 1939, they wrote

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The SVdP Annex Night Shelter

The Night Shelter at St. Vincent de Paul’s Annex will be different this year. Because of COVID, we are unable to physically be in the building. We are asked to bring food on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s for dinners only. For other days and for all mornings, meals are prepared by

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Wisdom & Wonder ~ February 14

Every year our church hosts a celebration called “Wisdom and Wonder” when we are reminded of how wonderfully diverse our congregation is, from the wisdom lived and shared by our elders 90 years and older and by the wonder our babies under 2 years old bring to

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3 Transitional Houses at FCC

Families using the three shelters located on First Congregational Church’s 23rd Avenue parking lot will hopefully arrive soon! These shelters will be specifically used as transitional housing for families who are already enrolled in the Fast Track Rental Housing Program (for information about this statewide program, the

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Spiritual Enrichment Group Feb-Mar

Would you like to engage in open hearted conversations in search of meaning and connection? Do you long to delve deeper with people and leave the world of superficial chatter behind? Do you desire relationships that don’t compel you to wear a “mask” for fear of judgement?

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Interfaith Food Hub ~ Hello new volunteers!

When the Sunday Interfaith Breakfast program began in 2010, First Congregational Church was among the first in the faith community to provide financial support. The program served nourishing hot breakfasts each Sunday to more than 300 people, most of whom were unhoused or experiencing food scarcity. Our

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