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Would you like to get to know some new people at First Church, make meaningful connections and participate in dynamic conversation? Would you like an opportunity to reflect on how you see God in everyday life, or even wonder where God is, or how to live your faith in this crazy world?

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At 10:00 a.m. each Sunday in Lent we will share in a time of contemplative reflection and study on various Bible passage and other readings from our tradition. Our selections will be chosen with an eye to our Lenten themes, especially resilience. Encounter the word of God anew, and find that...

Come and learn from First Church leaders and special guests about key topics that are galvanizing people to act together in new ways. After a simple meal of soup and bread, together we can help one another stay informed about changing policies and opportunities to become engaged. This will be a...

Parents and kids are invited to join us for a 5-week series in keeping with our theme of “Resilience, Resistance, and Rising.” For sessions 1, 3, and 5, parents will spend time in the Well for conversation on how we foster resilience within our families in these times. For sessions 2 and 4, we’...

All First Church folks are invited to join the Family Choir to prepare for singing in our Easter Worship. The Family Choir is a less formal setting than the First Church Choir ― all ages and levels of musical experience are welcome. Contact Sarah Higginbotham,...

“One of the most frank and searing discussions on race ... a deeply serious, urgent book, which should take its place in the tradition of Baldwin's The Fire Next Time and King's Why We Can't Wait." — The New York Times Book Review

Join Dan and Nancy for coffee, dessert, and a discussion...

Join members of our Beloved Community team to view and discuss the recent critically acclaimed Netflix film “The 13th,” on Wednesday, March 15. The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary “The 13th” refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads “Neither...

Come hear the stories of “resilience, resistance, and rising” that our high school teens heard and experienced on their Civil Rights Tour of the South. From the Lorraine Motel in Memphis to the 16th Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham, from the Voting Rights Museum and Edmund Pettus Bridge in...

Come and learn about our faith community, and connect with folks who’ve been around awhile. We’ll answer questions about First Church and how to become involved. Church members are invited to join newcomers for conversation about living our faith in the world. All are welcome! A light lunch will...

Move, sing, share, wander, gaze, discover, dance in Her image. Take a moment to step aside and celebrate the sacred within yourself and within our community of women. Join us for a day of meditation, movement, music, storytelling, and scriptural reflection, as we discover what it means to be...

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Given the President's recent and pending Executive Orders, our neighboring Muslims are facing unprecedented challenges with what could be a new form of McCarthyism. An anticipated second round of Executive Orders or Presidential Memorandum...