News & Views
Rev. Jennifer’s Sabbatical Update
Rev. Jennifer’s Sabbatical: an important event for First Church! Sabbaticals can be as worthwhile to members as to the minister…. More >
Welcome Home! Young Adults Invited to Reconnect November 27
Are you a young adult home for the Thanksgiving holiday? Have you been longing to reconnect in person with your… More >
Turkeys and Hams and Sides, Oh My!
INTERCHANGE FOOD PANTRY is holding a Holiday Dinner Drive, as pantry guest numbers—and food prices—are soaring. Can you help make… More >
We Look Forward To Visiting You For Forge Our Future!
We hope that you were able to attend the Forge Our Future kickoff and Halloween street party on October 23rd…. More >
Nurture the Soul Midweek
Dealing with change in the world is hard, but from my perspective changing one’s own behavior is harder. Some several… More >
COVID Masking Changes
Dear First Church Members and Friends, The First Church COVID Team, in our ongoing efforts to balance safety and community… More >
Informed Voters are Powerful Voters
Make your voice heard. Vote early (early voting begins on Tuesday, October 25 and ends on Saturday, November 5) or… More >
Constancy of Change
There is something about the human soul that longs to be settled and stirred. This simultaneity is expressed in our… More >
How Do You Feel About Change?
Change might be exciting or nerve-wracking, but it is inevitable. According to the Buddha, impermanence is one of the three… More >
Child Dedication Nov 20, 2022
On November 20, a Dedication of Parents and Children will take place during our 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday… More >
Rev. Jennifer 2.0
Alert. Your Senior Minister will be updating her operating system in 2023. Do not turn off your congregation. In… More >
Whither our UU Principles?
What do we as UUs believe, and what does our church stand for? How do we want to see those… More >
Defend Democracy, Help Get Out the Vote
Are you looking for some way to help Get Out The Vote for the November 8 mid-term elections? During the… More >
Social Courage in our Community
A First Church visitor walked into a church for the first time in her life last Sunday all by herself,… More >
Courage to Teach
Courage is so often claimed by bold and heroic acts, but as a young teacher it was Parker Palmer who… More >
Supporting One Another with Courage & Joy
I’m excited about Rev. Jennifer’s upcoming sabbatical. It is a sign of a congregation’s robust health to support their ministers’… More >