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News & Views

Sabbatical Info Meeting January 22


Attend an in-depth, multi-mode meeting on January 22 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Max Otto Hall to hear all… More >

Spiritual Practice for Holding Our Center

Personal & Spiritual Development

In this new year, what does it look like to find our center? As the world seems to spin faster… More >

Christmas ornament

No Services Christmas Day

Sunday Sermons, Holiday

There are no services or religious education Christmas Day. The building is closed. Enjoy a peace-filled Christmas Day holiday.

Keep RE Going and Growing in 2023!

Religious Education

Start your new year right by being in community with our children, youth, and families! Our RE program is growing,… More >

Sabbatical as a Gift of Rest

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

The word sabbatical comes from the Hebrew word “Sabat” (Sabbath), a day set aside for rest and worship. The practice… More >

Blue Christmas Vespers

Personal & Spiritual Development, Holiday

Wednesday Evening, December 14, 7:00 pm Are you feeling out of synch with the forced happiness of the holidays? Come and… More >

Christmas Eve Offering Recipients 2022

Social Justice, Holiday

Every year, our congregation gives the entire Christmas Eve offering away. This year, we are giving the offering to two… More >

Christmas Eve Receptions-Treats & Helpers Needed

Holiday, Membership

Our holiday reception tradition is back! YAY! Knock-on-wood regarding COVID counts. Please help us treat guests, visitors, members (and staff… More >

Buy from Black-Owned Businesses for the Holidays!

Social Justice, Holiday

Holiday shopping is around the corner, and you can put your UU values to work by buying from Black, Indigenous,… More >

The Wonder of Steadfastness

Religious Education, Personal & Spiritual Development

Often when we think of what piques wonder in us this time of year, the focus is on the mysteries… More >

Pause to Appreciate the Nurturing Dark

Personal & Spiritual Development, Holiday

“If you are going to meditate by candlelight, do not hurry to light the candle,” wrote John Marsh in his… More >

Holiday Giving Tree

Religious Education, Holiday, Social Justice

We are proud to be participating in United Way’s Holiday Giving Tree program this year. This program purchases gifts for… More >

Deck the Hams with Rings of Pineapple

Social Justice, Holiday

Did you miss the Thanksgiving part of the Holiday Dinner Drive from Interchange Food Pantry? Meant to bring in some… More >

Wonder-A First Church Core Value

Personal & Spiritual Development

Wonder is one of the four core values grounding our First Church community. It encompasses doubt, questioning, and humility in… More >

Ride the  First Church Jingle Bus!

Religious Education, Holiday

December 9, 6:00 p.m. We have reserved the Jingle Bus for First Church on Dececember 9!  Ooh and ahh at… More >

Forge Our Future – Just say “YES!”

Personal & Spiritual Development, Membership

During this month of year-end reflections and deep gratitude, numerous First Church volunteers will continue reaching out to every household… More >