Brenda Mehos

Summer Book Conversations: All We Can Save

This summer, join First Church’s Green Team members Brenda Mehos and Jana Milford for a series of conversations about the book All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis, edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine K. Wilkinson. Discussions are planned for 9:00 am on the church porch on three Sundays: […]

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Sunday, April 24: Screening of
This Is [NOT] Who We Are

Save the Date of Sunday, April 24th for a special event after worship in our church parlor: a screening of the award-winning film This Is [NOT] Who We Are followed by a Q & A with the film’s director, Katrina Miller. We’ll begin with lunch at 12:00 pm, catered by local Latinx caterer Dunia Anzures […]

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Tuesday, December 21

2021 Advent Devotional: In the Midst of Changing Ways – Many Gifts, One Spirit Week 4: The Gift of Hope Scripture: Micah 5:4-5 – “And he shall stand and feed his flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God. And they shall live secure, for […]

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Climate Change: Working Towards Hope

Climate Change: Working Towards Hope with Dr. Sharon Collinge, Dr. Lisa Dilling, and Dr. Jana Milford Several FUMC Green Team members met for a picnic and climate change discussion on August 24th. It was perfect timing, as many of had been reading in the news about the most recent UN report on climate change, the […]

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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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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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Plastic Free July and Beyond

Plastic waste and pollution is one of our generation’s biggest challenges. It may feel overwhelming, but there are many things that we all can do! I started reducing our family’s use a couple of years ago, and we’ve managed in the past year to reduce our waste sent to the landfill to 10 bags a […]

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