First Community is open today, January 25. MECDC and Preschool are Closed.

ON THE ROAD AGAIN: DAILY LENTEN dEVOTIONAL
First Community has produced a daily Lenten devotional book written by our clergy team that is now available for download. These devotions follow the daily lectionary through the season of Lent and offer thought-provoking content through the written word and images.
We hope you will enjoy this Lenten devotional and that it will become an important part of your daily Lenten practice.

download your copy today


On the Road Again: Lenten Bible Study by Glen Miles
Tuesdays in Lent beginning March 8
7 pm, Grace Hall, North

Join Rev. Glen Miles in this Lenten Bible Study which will explore themes and scripture from the Lenten sermon series. Glen will discuss themes and scriptures each week from the upcoming Sunday's sermon. Bring your bible and a friend! Register HERE.

register for the lenten bible study here


On the Road Again: A sermon series by Glen Miles
Each Sunday in Lent
Find worship schedule and times HERE.

Lenten Wednesday Taizé Services
6 pm, Sanctuary, North

Each Wednesday throughout Lent a Taizé worship experience will be offered in the North Sanctuary. Participants will be invited to meditate, sing, and pray during these short services. Those interested in walking the Labyrinth will have that opportunity before and after the service on the indoor and outdoor labyrinths.


Holy Week

Maundy Thursday
April 14, 7 pm
Sanctuary, South

Join First Community Clergy and musicians in this Tenebrae service in which we remember the last evening Jesus shared with his disciples in the upper room before his arrest and crucifixion.


Stations of the Cross
Good Friday, April 15
7 am - 12 pm Noon and 1- 5 pm
Both locations: North and South

On Good Friday from 7-11am and 1-5 pm, Stations of the Cross will be offered at First Community North and South. Participants will have the opportunity to walk through Christ’s last moments that led to his crucifixion. In addition, we will have two worship opportunities: 12 pm in the North Sanctuary – a service of music and spoken word, and 5pm in the South Sanctuary – a service of word and prayer.


Good Friday Worship Services
April 15
12 pm Sanctuary, FC North and 5 pm Sanctuary, FC South

Join First Community Clergy and musicians in this Good Friday service that marks Christ's crucifixion. 12 pm in the North Sanctuary – a service of music and spoken word, and 5 pm in the South Sanctuary – a service of word and prayer.


Easter Service Times by location:
First Community North:
  • 8:30 am Sanctuary - sermon by Glen Miles, music by the Chancel Choir and brass quartet
  • 10 am Grace Hall - sermon by Glen Miles, music by the Common Grace band
  • 11:30 am Sanctuary North - sermon by Glen Miles, music by the Chancel Choir and brass quartet
First Community South:
  • 6 am Sunrise Service - on the lawn FC South led by Revs. Kate Shaner and Sarah Kientz
  • 10 am Sanctuary South - sermon by Glen Miles, music by the Cambridge Choir and brass quartet
Directions to FC South - click HERE
Directions to FC North - click HERE

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