‘Ohana Youth Inclusion Statement

First Congregational church is an affirming and welcoming community that celebrates the lives and love of all people. We welcome LGBTQ+ individuals and people of color who have too often been excluded from leadership and full participation within traditional communities of faith. We are rooted in the

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Music Ministries: September 2021

Dear All, I would like to thank everyone for offering me such a warm welcome as I’ve begun my work at First Congregational Church. There are many challenges ahead as together we navigate the risks of COVID-19, but there is no better community to work through these

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Facilities Update September 2021

Even though we’re not holding major activities in the church, the Facilities team continues to provide thoughtful care for our building and grounds, with both maintenance and necessary updates. These last few months, the focus has been to organize and purchase tents and refine seating, sound and

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From the Board…August 2021

According to the bylaws of First Congregational Church, our nine-member Church Board “shall have ultimate responsibility, after the Congregation, for leadership of the Church.” The moderator (Steve Carmichael) and vice-moderator (Elly Vandegrift), in collaboration with the Board and Senior Pastor, help set the agenda for the Board

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