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Service News

  • FCC Reflection Garden Work Party June 15
    FCC Reflection Garden Work Party June 15
    Check out the beginning stage of the new FCC Reflection Garden, located on the northwest section of our church grounds. Things are heating up already, so getting the second big push…and most fulfilling part of the Reflection Garden effort…is coming soon. Saturday, June 15, rock and the Reflection...
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  • Towel Fairy needed
    Towel Fairy needed
    The kitchen is being utilized all week long in so many amazing ways. We have Fellowship Hour every Sunday, Sandwich Making on Tuesdays, Wednesday Night Connections a few times a month, Annex Meals prepared once a month, Third Act once a quarter, plus other groups using the...
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  • Altar Flowers wanted
    Altar Flowers wanted
    It’s springtime in Oregon, and everything is ‘abloom. Imagine blossoms in your yard in a simple, beautiful bouquet on the altar. Bring dogwood or fallen fir branches, lilacs in a shade of purple or white, laurel shrub trimmings, rhododendrons. Summer offers many blossoms in full color. You...
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  • A request from your Open and Affirming Team
    A request from your Open and Affirming Team
    We are seeking additional volunteers for our team to help provide ministry here at FCC and in the community. We have some exciting plans in the works, especially over the next six months, including a more visible participation in the PRIDE festival on August 10 at Alton...
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  • First Saturday Garden Work Party - June1
    First Saturday Garden Work Party – June1
    Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon Please put the work party on your calendar to come to your church for a little landscape maintenance.  It’s fun, healthy and rewarding to work together to create a welcoming approach for our FCC family and visitors. And we really need more...
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  • New Altar Committee Forming (Think Visual Theology)
    New Altar Committee Forming (Think Visual Theology)
    What is the first thing a person looks at as they enter the sanctuary? The altar! If you are interested in creating or helping to create the altars for Sunday morning worship, please come to a meeting in the FCC Library on Saturday, April 13 at 10:30...
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  • Homestay Opportunities for JT in the Fall
    Homestay Opportunities for JT in the Fall
    Hello FCC Friends! Housing help keeps coming through with housesitting gigs. Thank you! My focus now is in the fall after September 11. If you or friends of yours are going to be gone from your home for two weeks or more and don’t have any pets...
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  • Sunday Hospitality
    Sunday Hospitality
    Greeting church attenders and new visitors on a Sunday morning is a vital part of creating a meaningful, welcoming worship experience. We all know how good it feels to be seen and invited into community. In addition to how we welcome people on a Sunday morning, we...
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  • Please Make A Pledge online to FCC for 2024
    Please Make A Pledge online to FCC for 2024
    This is a summary version of the Ministry Moment provided by Moderator Dan Close during worship on December 17, 2023 “Today I’d like to take a few minutes to share with you my thoughts on the good things happening at FCC, to update you on the important...
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  • An Invitation to a Ministry of Compassionate Listening
    An Invitation to a Ministry of Compassionate Listening
    Our new program to train and support a small group of people to confidentially accompany others over time through journeys of loss, confusion, and change is beginning soon. In late January and in February, those who feel called to this ministry will go through a series of...
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  • Visit The Church Library
    Visit The Church Library
    You have a special invitation to come into the Library and browse through our  books that cover a broad range of categories. For dealing with life issues, we have resources to aid personal growth, help with parenting and aging and dealing with death and grieving.  In the...
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  • Hearing Support at First Congregational Church
    Hearing Support at First Congregational Church
    Are you challenged to hear in the Sanctuary or the Wheeler Room or the Chapel? Whether you wear hearing aids or hope the microphones work (and are used by the speakers), it can be challenging for many to hear. We want everyone to hear when they come...
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