News from the Board – March

During the February church board meeting, the board: • Approved a long-awaited sabbatical for Pastor Jonathan. This was originally scheduled for the summer of 2020, but we all know why that was delayed. The pandemic has not only caused a huge workload for our senior pastor but also

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Treasurer’s Report: A Summary of 2021

Greetings to all our FCC friends. Given the unusual times, we thought you might appreciate a summary of the financial picture for this past year. Nationwide, churches have struggled to remain healthy or even to remain in existence. You can be proud of yourselves for helping our

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From the Board: Feb. 2022

The church board needs some help from our congregation members. We need a secretary/clerk to help us record our board meetings, and we have an open board position for the next four months. That board position will then be filled by a vote of the congregation membership

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Stewardship 2022

So far, we have $470,098 in 2022 pledges as of 1-4-22. For this coming year, we are budgeting for $525,000 in pledges, which is the same amount as 2021. So, we still have a way to go as we prepare for this exciting and important year of ministry.

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Board Update: December 2021

Your church board is so thankful the Search Committee assembled a powerful profile of our church, which inspired many talented pastors from across the country to apply for our Associate Pastor position. Then the Search Committee did the discerning work of evaluating the applicants and selecting Rev.

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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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