Our Faith Exploration class a success

We are also excited about our group of nine high school Faith Explorers. Our Faith Exploration classes met weekly this fall, culminating in an overnight retreat and a celebration of our participants during worship on Sunday, October 16. FCC’s Faith Exploration Program is a concentrated time of

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Ohana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind!

Ohana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind!

‘Ohana is an idea in Hawaiian culture. The word ʻOhana means family in the Hawaiian language, but in a much wider sense, to include not only one’s closer relatives, but also one’s cousins, in-laws, friends and neighbors. The idea is also that family and friends are bound together and everyone must work together, never forgetting

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‘Ohana Seekers Covenant

We are a group of youth who share a common desire and commitment to explore with one another some of the great and imponderable questions in our lives.  Our goal is not the certitude that may come with finding answers to such questions, but the insight and

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‘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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A Path to Ordination: Mark Lindberg

In February of 2020, the FCC Board requested that the Central Pacific Conference (CPC) take Youth Minister Mark Lindberg under care as a “Member in Discernment”. The past year since then has been a busy time of writing, reflection, meetings, evaluations, interviews, psychological testing,further study, networking, and

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