We are Open & Affirming of All — won’t you join us?
"We are a spiritually diverse congregation where God is still speaking. We affirm all who seek to follow Jesus’ way and share their gifts in service to the church and wider world, regardless of race, physical or mental capabilities, socio-economic status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. Whoever you are, wherever you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here.”
We gather for worship at 10:00 AM during the school year and at 9:30 AM in summer (June thru Labor Day). We would love to get to know you!
- In Memoriam: George Alexander Friedley 05/26/2017
- Understanding the “Trinity” 05/10/2017
- E-post from 5/4/17 05/04/2017
- Easter Services at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. 04/15/2017
- Cate Bayles to speak 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 9th 04/08/2017
- Weekly E-post 3/9/17 03/10/2017
- Welcome To First Congregational! 02/04/2017
- “Food for Body, Mind & Spirit” is still on, despite weather. (1/25/17) 01/25/2017
- “Food for Body, Mind & Spirit” 01/17/2017
- Mary Lou French memorial scholarship applications sought 01/17/2017
Category Archives: Worship
Easter Sunday, April 16th – Worship at 8:30 and 10:30 am. 8:30 am Worship – Pastor Julia will preach on “Easter Courage.” Music includes Brass Ensemble, flute (Leo Viglietti) and piano/organ (Bill Born). There will be childcare in the nursery. … Continue reading
We gather for worship on Sundays at 10 a.m. during the school year (9:30a in summer). Our service includes time for singing, prayer, encountering the scriptures, and a message (sermon) from one of our pastors. We share in the Lord’s … Continue reading
4:00 pm – Worship Service of Carols and Candles The instrumental prelude (shared by FCC youth) will begin at 3:45 pm. Pastor Julia will share a Christmas story with the children. The Choir will sing two pieces from “The Winter … Continue reading
9am “Adult Forum” – Mary Jo McBrearty, chair of the board of Wisconsin’s American Civil Liberties Union, will speak. From their website: “Since 1920, the ACLU has been… working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the … Continue reading
Above: Our sanctuary earlier this morning (Reformation Sunday). Below: Most of the 50-yr members who were present today.
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.)
13 amazing young people shared their “Statements of Faith & Practice” this past Sunday, May 15th. It was also Pentecost, the birthday of the church (read Acts 2:1-21). It was a wonderful hour-and-a-half service. Here is a link to audio … Continue reading
Hi friends, Sunday, May 15th, 2016, is Pentecost – The Spirit bestows upon us the gift of “fire” and “tongues” on what is, in effect, the church’s birthday. It’s also “Confirmation Sunday.” Alas, despite the fire in the heart and belly, … Continue reading
Palm Sunday, Mar. 20th 10:00 am worship will include Palm Procession led by church school children and Bach Choir. The Children’s Choirs (Jennie Andreasen, leader) and Bach Choir (Martin Ulrich, leader) will sing. Hymns will be accompanied by Brass under … Continue reading
Christmas Eve Worship Services at 4:00pm and 9:00pm. Early evening brings a “child-friendly” of Carols and Candles at 4pm (prelude begins at 3:45pm). Pastor Jim will speak to the children about “Christmas Bells.” A vocal ensemble will sing and the Handbell … Continue reading