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  • Update from the Working Group on Indigenous Relations - May 31
    Update from the Working Group on Indigenous Relations – May 31
    Join the Working Group on Indigenous Relations in a Zoom session on Wednesday, May 31, beginning at 11 a.m. Members of the Working Group will share (1) personal stories of why this work is important to them, (2) brief comments on what they’ve been learning thus far,...
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  • Join the FCC Online Book Club in-person May 31
    Join the FCC Online Book Club in-person May 31
    May is Mental Health Awareness Month.  All are invited to join an online Facebook book group discussion; we will read Blessed Are the Crazy: Breaking the Silence About Mental Illness, Family and Church, by Sarah Griffith Lund, a UCC minister. The discussions begin May 22! You can order the book online....
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  • Yoga at Hendricks Park - May 31st
    Yoga at Hendricks Park – May 31st
    Yoga & Meditation with Cari Lyn Wednesday Morning, May 31, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Come join us for this special yoga gathering! We are a group of yoga practitioners creating meaningful moments of community as we practice together in the park and apart in Cari Lyn’s Zoom...
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  • Looking for an Opportunity to Lead and Serve?
    Looking for an Opportunity to Lead and Serve?
    “Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” ~ Proverbs 11:25 Do you have experience or interest in helping set priorities and direction for an organization? Do you offer a background in goal-setting, policy-setting, finance, administration, oversight, or stewardship? Do you enjoy...
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  • Mental Health Sunday - May 21
    Mental Health Sunday – May 21
    United Church of Christ churches across the country show their support for Mental Health programs on the third Sunday in May with special sermons, prayers and programs. Here at First Congregational, we are honored to have Rev. Lynnea E. Lindsey MDiv, PhD, MSCP, as our guest speaker...
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  • Annual Pledge Campaign gets a New Look!
    Annual Pledge Campaign gets a New Look!
    Although the fall seems far away, the Stewardship Team is excited to share our plans with you. Since we are in a time of transition at FCC, we decided the old pledge campaign model was a bit tired and could use some fresh new energy. So, we’re...
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  • Homestay Opportunities for JT
    Homestay Opportunities for JT
    Hello FCC Friends! This note is to thank those who have extended hospitality to me (and my spouse) in their homes already and those who have offered. And this note is to inquire about housing for July and beyond. As many of you know, since we live...
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  • Celebrating 27 years as an Open and Affirming Church.
    Celebrating 27 years as an Open and Affirming Church.
    In March not only do we prepare ourselves for Easter, but remember that on March 13, 1996, First Congregational Church of Eugene was certified an Open and Affirming Congregation. What does it mean to be Open and Affirming? Open and affirming (ONA) is an official designation of...
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  • Monday Morning Book Group
    Monday Morning Book Group
    New book study: The Power of Kindness The Power of Kindness is an examination of a simple but profound concept. Piero Ferrucci, one of the world’s most respected transpersonal psychologists, explores the many surprising facets of kindness and argues that it is this trait that will not only...
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  • Yoga with Cari Lyn
    Yoga with Cari Lyn
    Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. May all Beings be Happy and Free Lokah Samasta Sukhino Bhavantu Our Practice You are invited to join us, no experience necessary. Please join the Zoom waiting room 5-10 minutes early to greet one another. For privacy of all participants your video...
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The Interfaith Prayer Service

Interfaith Prayer Service provides a special occasion to pray for peace, cherish our loved ones, reflect upon the interconnectedness of all beings, and to uplift our hearts and minds in a safe environment for all.  We bring together different faith communities in the spirit of harmony and growing appreciation, while nurturing confidence on the universal power of love and unity for all.  Look at the IPSI website ( to learn more or to see this month’s theme. Free Childcare.

We meet in Eugene on the 11th of every month at the Main Sanctuary, 1166 Oak St., Eugene, Oregon (This is the First Christian Church building). 6:45 p.m. prelude music, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. service, followed by fellowship. Bring your family and friends!: