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Worship: 10 am
Sunday School: 10:15 am
Fellowship: 11 am
Childcare available

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1609 University Ave
Madison, WI 53726
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Phone: 608.233.9751
Fax: 608.233.7180

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News: A Grand Day of Celebration

Many thanks to everyone who made Sunday a wonderful day in the life of First Congregational!

The Tower: June 11, 2017

Here is our newsletter, the Tower, for the upcoming week. Please check it out, there are pictures from the Neighborhood Party in it!

News: An Evening of Learning

Over the last six months, there have been plenty of reasons for us, as Christians, to be discouraged. The Gospel authors, documenting Jesus' ministry, made it clear what Jesus called us, as disciples, to do in our ministry. The words were not written as suggestions, they were written as direction. We are to love our neighbors, feed the hungry, clothe the naked, visit the prisoner, and give drink to the thirsty. And who are we to love, feed, clothe, visit, and provide drink for as neighbors? Jesus says it is anyone who is our brother or sister. 

News: Neighbors!

We become neighbors when we are willing to cross the road for one another. (...) There is a lot of road crossing to do. We are all very busy in our own circles. We have our own people to go to and our own affairs to take care of. But if we could cross the road once in awhile and pay attention to what is happening on the other side, we might indeed become neighbors.
Henri J.M. Nouwen
This quote comes from Nouwen's book Bread for the Journey: A Daybook of Wisdom and Faith. The book was published in 1996, two months after his death. Although these words were written in 1996, they still ring true today. We have a tendency to get caught up in our own busy lives, or get preoccupied by our own interests and desires. Sunday, June 4, we will have the opportunity to be good neighbors in two ways. 

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