“Compassionate Communication” Seminar – Sat., Oct. 15th, 12:30-4:30 p.m.  Would you like to be heard truly and deeply by friends, family, colleagues? Do you want to be able to listen fully and be in connection with others? Join in a 4-hour seminar on this topic based on the work of Marshall Rosenberg (author of Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life). Seminar guest speaker will be Karen Starz, MA, MAEC. Suggested donation is $20. Held in our Lucas Hall and co-sponsored by Unity Church of Sheboygan. No need to RSVP – just come!

Here’s a flyer for downloading (Word doc): compassionatecommunication2016_10_15-flyer

Technology Help and Learning Day
Eagle Scout Project of Adam Multer
Saturday 10/15/16

More info – download flyer here: eagle-project-flyer-2016_10_16adammulter

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Director of Music!

Carra-Lyn CongerCarra-Lyn Conger has accepted our offer and will begin serving in early October (with choir rehearsal on Wed. 10/5). Carra-Lyn is a Music Teacher in the Sheboygan Area School District (since 1996), currently serving at Farnsworth Middle School. She served as our Children’s Choir Director from 2005-2008. We are delighted to welcome her to the FCC staff again!

Thanks to members of the Search Committee (Jeff Britton, Mike Venn, Bill Born, Steve Streblow, Kathy Nimm, and Jim Hollister).

Choir Rehearses every Wednesday from 7-8 pm. All are invited to attend! Choir member packets are available in the choir room. Extra choir schedules are on the table in the narthex.

Music Director Search

September 1, 2016

We are currently looking for a new Music Director. Spread the word. In the meantime, we have great folks keeping our vital program running smoothly – and we are grateful! Here’s the link (below) for details. -Pastor Jim http://www.fccsheboygan.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Dir-of-Music-job-description-2016.doc  

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Softball season wrapped up

August 24, 2016

Softball Season ends – a winning season. John Engberg, shortstop, sums it up well: “A quick, big shout out to Wade and Chris Heinen for all their time, encouragement and leadership organizing this year’s FCC softball team. It is always a highlight of my summer to play a simple kids game, regardless of our ages… […]

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Welcome To First Congregational!

August 23, 2016

We gather for worship on Sundays – 9:30a in the summer and 10a starting 9/11/16. Our service typically includes time for singing, prayer, encountering the scriptures,  and a message (sermon) from one of our pastors.  We share in the Lord’s Supper (Communion) on the 1st Sunday of each month.  Free infant care is available in […]

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News for week of Sunday 7/24/16

July 24, 2016

GROUP Workcampers have returned home!  The 28 youth and 7 adults had a good (hot) time in Garnett, Kansas. They will lead our worship service 9:30a on Sunday to share stories and photos about their work and “God-sightings.” Thanks to all those who “sponsored” these participants and made this trip possible. Please join us Sunday! […]

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Youth Director – position filled!

July 12, 2016

New Youth Director Hired – We welcome Jim Johnson to our church staff (he’ll start on 8/8/16). Jim and his wife, Susan, have been FCC members since 2002. Their son, Ben, is a college sophomore at Lawrence University. Jim brings a wealth of talents and experience to this part-time position.  Jim was an elementary school teacher […]

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New video ad for 9:30 a.m. worship

June 12, 2016

We just purchased this from SALT (http://www.saltproject.org/progressive-christianity/) We have one for 9:30 a.m. summer worship and one for the fall (10 a.m.)    

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