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Dear Congregation and Friends:

Event Date: 
September 20, 2011 - 10:15am

I understand we will be worshiping together. Sometimes worship can be very hard for me. Here is some information that might help our time together be more successful and enjoyable.

(Adapted by Christina Schoenwetter from Viki Satkiewicz Gayhardt's "Holiday Letter" 11/19/99)

Posted on September 20, 2011 at 9:14 am in Featured Content.

9/11 and After

Event Date: 
September 13, 2011 - 10:15am

The 10th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001 has passed; but this article by Jim Wallis, founder of the Sojourners community, which appeared on Friday, September 9, 2011, is timeless in its analysis of those events and of what is needed today.

Posted on September 13, 2011 at 10:40 am in Featured Content.

9/11, Ten Years Later

Event Date: 
September 1, 2011 - 10:15am

The following is part of an article by Cathleen Falsani, the religion reporter for the Chicago Sun Times 10 years ago, when the airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania.

Posted on September 1, 2011 at 11:13 am in Featured Content.

Reach and Renew: The First Congregational UCC Capital Campaign

Event Date: 
August 28, 2011 - 10:15am

We are in the midst of planning and preparing for our Capital Campaign this fall. The Steering Committee chose “Reach and Renew” for its name because that describes what we are really going for in this campaign.

Posted on August 23, 2011 at 10:06 am in Featured Content and Reach and Renew.

Senior High Youth Mission Trip July 10-16

Event Date: 
August 9, 2011 - 10:15am

Five young members of First Congregational Church headed up to Minnesota for a week long Sr. High Mission Trip. Here are their thoughts about the trip....

Posted on August 9, 2011 at 11:19 am in Featured Content.

General Synod 2011 & UCC Coalition for LGBT Concerns National Gathering

Event Date: 
July 31, 2011 - 1:00pm

Our congregation was well represented at the General Synod (Imagine What is Possible) this year held in Tampa, Florida. Attending from FCC were Rich Fluechtling, Susan Shands and Eldonna Hazen. 

Posted on July 26, 2011 at 9:17 am in Featured Content.

The Safety Net Frays

Event Date: 
July 17, 2011 - 11:22am

The following article by Elizabeth Palmberg comes from the July issue of Sojourners Magazine.  It is quite timely in light of the present political negotiations about our national budget so Congress will agree to raise the debt limit.

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 10:39 am in Featured Content.

Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial Dedication

Event Date: 
July 3, 2011 - 11:22am

On August 28, 2011, a memorial to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be dedicated at the Tidal Basin on the mall in Washington, D.C. 

Posted on June 28, 2011 at 10:24 am in Featured Content.

First Congregational Receives Leadership Award

Event Date: 
June 13, 2011 - 1:00pm

On Monday evening, June 6, our church was awarded the Organization of the Year award by Fair Wisconsin, at a ceremony in the lobby of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.


Posted on June 13, 2011 at 1:15 pm in Featured Content.

Newt Gingrich: A Catholic Running Against Islam?

Event Date: 
May 31, 2011 - 10:15am

Eboo Patel, the author of this article, is a Muslim who works for cooperation among members of different religious groups. He is the author of Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation.

Posted on May 31, 2011 at 10:24 am in Featured Content.

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