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Daylight Saving Time Ends

Event Date: 
November 6, 2016 - 2:00am

Don't be early to church!

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 10:19 am in Upcoming Events.

Advent Workshop Assistance Needed

The Head Advent Workshop Elves have...

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 10:17 am in Featured.

God Is Still Speaking - Through Healing

Event Date: 
November 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Darby Puglielli, First Cong member, was...

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 10:16 am in Upcoming Events.

STEPPING UP: Consecration Sunday

Sunday, November 6th in worship, we will have the opportunity to carry our pledges forward during communion and place them in a basket. I understand that some people will have already turned their actual pledge form into the office, but there will be consecration forms in the bulletin to use for the act of consecration. Consecrating our pledges should not be taken lightly, or thought of as insignificant.

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 10:09 am in Featured Content.

All Saint's Sunday

Event Date: 
October 30, 2016 - 10:00am

All Saint's Sunday is...

Posted on October 25, 2016 at 9:26 am in Upcoming Events.

Counting the Days

This last Sunday in worship, I took the brave step of addressing the political atmosphere of today. Don't worry, I didn't endorse any political candidate, or belittle any candidate either. What I did was use the parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector to talk about how the parable might help us better understand prayer for this time in history. Clearly the Pharisee only wanted to point out his own righteousness. He did not admit to any faults of his own. He just compared himself to people like the Tax Collector, and reminded God of how much better he was than people like the Tax Collector. The Tax Collector, recognizing his faults, cried for mercy. He didn't make any promises to change his ways, he just wanted mercy.

Posted on October 25, 2016 at 9:25 am in Featured Content.

Christmas Pageant Auditions

Event Date: 
November 13, 2016 - 11:00am

Young people in grades.....

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:59 am in Youth, Upcoming Events and Sunday School.

Sunday School UNICEF Costume Party

Event Date: 
October 30, 2016 - 10:15am

The children of the Sunday School are....

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:58 am in Upcoming Events and Sunday School.

All Church Masquerade Ball

Event Date: 
October 28, 2016 - 6:30pm

EVERYONE is invited to....

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:56 am in Upcoming Events.

Corn Maze Trip

Event Date: 
November 13, 2016 - 12:00pm

First Cong Youth will....

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:55 am in Youth and Upcoming Events.

Sunday Singers

Event Date: 
October 23, 2016 - 9:15am

It's nearly the end of...

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:54 am in Upcoming Events.

The Way of Blessedness

Event Date: 
December 18, 2016 - 8:45am

"Light of Christ, lead us to the heart of God." ..

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:51 am in Upcoming Events.

Rainbow People Potluck & Games

Event Date: 
November 5, 2016 - 5:00pm

Potluck starts at 5:00....

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:47 am in Upcoming Events.

55 Alive!

Event Date: 
November 2, 2016 - 11:30am

55 Alive! is for...

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:44 am in Upcoming Events.

Quiet Reflections Worship

Event Date: 
November 23, 2016 - 6:00pm

An invitation......

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:43 am in Upcoming Events.

STEPPING UP: Financial Facts

Worship attendance averages.....

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:39 am in Featured.

A Note from Bonnie Van Overbeke

Event Date: 
October 23, 2016 - 2:00pm

Please note this upcoming event......

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:38 am in Upcoming Events.

For All the Saints!

Saints are sinners who kept on going. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

On Sunday, October 30th, we will celebrate All Saints Sunday during our morning worship, but our preparation will begin THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23 and all are invited to participate. All Saints' Day invites us to look way back to the very early days of the Church and at people whose lives are an inspiration for us. It also invites us to remember those whom we love who have left us on this earth. It calls us to notice those in our midst who show us a brighter way to live. In some mysterious way we will gather with all those who have gone before, with those we love who live in different parts of the world, as well as with those in the room with us. From the earliest days, the church has taken this opportunity to celebrate and we are invited to join in the celebration. 

Posted on October 18, 2016 at 8:36 am in Featured Content.

Cantata Choir

Event Date: 
October 27, 2016 - 7:30pm

Rehearsals begin....

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 9:19 am in Music and Upcoming Events.

Thanksgiving? Christmas?

Are the holidays really...

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 9:17 am in Featured.

Just Bakery Goes Online

And more! 

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 9:16 am in Featured.

Madison Area CROP Hunger Walk

First Cong, for the eighth consecutive year, will be hosting the Madison Area CROP Hunger Walk this Sunday, October 16. Registration for the Madison Walk begins at 12:45pm with the Walk stepping off at 1:30 pm. Two different routes, 1 & 3 miles, will take walkers on and around the Regent Neighborhood as well as place them in step with those around the world who struggle to feed their own families.

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 9:11 am in Featured Content.

Youth Group Meeting

Event Date: 
October 9, 2016 - 11:15am

Youth in grades 7-12...

Posted on October 4, 2016 at 10:08 am in Youth and Upcoming Events.

New Members Classes

Event Date: 
November 6, 2016 - 8:45am

Are you interested in...

Posted on October 4, 2016 at 10:07 am in Upcoming Events.

Neighbors in Need Offering

Event Date: 
October 23, 2016 - 10:00am

Do you ever stop to think...

Posted on October 4, 2016 at 10:05 am in Upcoming Events.

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