Women’s Guild
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Women’s Guild

By Jill Eliot Shakespeare said, “If music be the food of love, play on.” The Women’s Guild will have soups and casseroles for food to love on January 20, 2013. The annual Soup and Casserole Sale will be held at both campuses that day. Purchases can be made after services. All food items must be...

Third-Grade Bibles
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Third-Grade Bibles

Each year, third-graders receive a Bible as a gift from the church. This year, our ceremony will be on January 27, 2019 at the 11 am service at North Campus. Registration is required and can be done by pressing the link below.   A few pictures from our 2016 Bible Presentation:        ...

Take Heart
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Take Heart

Did you know? By Reverend Ms. Deborah Lindsay, Minister of Spiritual Care When my son was little one of his favorite expressions was, “Mom, did you know…?” followed by details of whatever interesting discovery he had made that day. It was always neat to hear about the new thing he had learned or seen or...

Soundings
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Soundings

You Never Know By Reverend Dr. Richard A. Wing, Senior Minister Preachers never know what effect words have on others.  I have had no greater response to any sermon anytime than when I talked about the spiritual practice of “slowing.” I quoted John Ortberg in that sermon and then put his quote in my column...

Refugee Task Force Co-Sponsors Family
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Refugee Task Force Co-Sponsors Family

By Mary Buzby We are forming a team to resettle a refugee family in early 2013. This is your opportunity to help a family start a new life in the U.S. We need people to meet the family at the airport, take them to the grocery, to the doctor, to register at schools. We’ll need...

Rafiki Trip, 2013
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Rafiki Trip, 2013

 July 29 – Aug 8, 2013 This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience Africa and spend time with our friends and partners at Rafiki. This trip will include a Masai Mara safari to witness the great migration, visit to an elephant sanctuary, time spent at the Rafiki orphanage and clinic and participation...

Preserving Camp History
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Preserving Camp History

By Scot Nicoll Of all the buildings at Camp Akita, the Cabin in the Glen serves as a constant reminder of the early history of Camp Akita and First Community Church.  In the February 15th, 1948 edition of Firstnews, Dr. Roy Burkhart announced that his dream of having a camp for our youth was made...