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Plastic Free July 2021

A post for Climate Connect, the blog of First Church’s Green Team. I love that one person, or one group of people, can come up with an idea, and it can catch peoples’ attention and become a movement. One person who comes to mind is the young Swedish environmental activist, Greta Thunberg. Plastic Free July […]

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TIR Eric Barreto Joining Us in July

Help us welcome our next TIR (Theologian-in-Residence), Dr. Eric Barreto, in July! Eric is the Frederick and Margaret L. Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary, and an ordained Baptist minister. During his time at First Church, his emphasis will be on the Gospel of Luke. On Sunday, July 18, Eric will preach on […]

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MOJO Presents Screening of There Is A Field June 16, 7 PM

The MOJO (Mission Outreach Justice Opportunities) Team at First Church invites you to an online screening of the film There Is A Field, and a talk-back with film producer Jen Marlowe and Black Lives Matter artists and activists, on Wednesday, June 16th at 7:00 pm. You must register ahead of time, and you can do […]

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TIR Hal Taussig Returns: Daytime and Evening Programs in June

Returning TIR (Theologian-in-Residence) Hal Taussig is coming back to First Church! Hal will be with us June 10 – June 26. He will lead Adult Education sessions on two Wednesday evenings, June 16 and 23, at 7:00 pm. He’ll also lead our Sacred Bites lunchtime Bible study on two Tuesdays, June 15 and 22, from […]

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A Fun and Productive Spring Clean Up 2021

THANK YOU to everyone who came out for our Spring Clean Up on Saturday, April 24! We had a great time, and got a lot done! And special thanks to Ruth Irvin and Connie Takamine for organizing this fun day. Click on any photo to see it larger, or to scroll through all the pictures.

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So What’s SPRC Anyway?

Have you heard mentions of First Church’s SPRC? Have you wondered what it is? The church’s Staff-Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) is established by the Methodist Book of Discipline “to assist the pastor(s) and staff in assessing their gifts, maintaining health holistically and work-life balance, and setting priorities for leadership and service.” Its primary responsibilities are […]

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