ALETTA’S NOTE: Jeanne Brown wrote this letter to us when she and her family first joined us for worship two years ago. She recently updated the letter and is allowing me to make it available to the congregation. I hope
The Thanksgiving holiday offers an opportunity to reflect on our blessings. I am blessed with health, family, a rewarding vocation and membership in First Christian Church. I recently reviewed a summary of the congregational questionnaire that Carol Lyon has prepared.
We are approaching the end of our annual stewardship campaign. Please see the article from Eric Hays-Strom about this important element of our church financial cycle. Let me also offer my thanks to the various members of the Elders and
Greetings to members and friends of First Christian Church. We revised our schedule for completion of the Congregational Profile to allow the Elders some more time to reach out to members and friends of the church. Individual member questionnaires were
I offer thanks to the numerous members of the congregation that are working behind the scenes to compile the Congregational Profile. This document will become the “face” of FCC and will serve to educate candidates for settled minister about our
The manner in which our country treats refugees continues to preoccupy my thoughts. I am gladdened that several people who read my newsletter article last month accepted my invitation and wrote to our elected leaders. Donna Cavedon became a signatory
The summer solstice is behind us and the dog days of summer are ahead of us. The congregational meeting was well attended. Those in attendance heard Rev. Donna talk about church size and challenge us to decide what size church
On Saturday, January 20, several members of the FCC Board of Directors and the Intentional Interim Minister Search Committee spent the afternoon with Rev. Dr. Bill Lyons, Conference Minister for the Southwest Conference of the United Church of Christ. He