Worship at 10:00 a.m.
First Congregational Church is one church family that meets together to worship and hear God’s call to mission in the world. We are a diverse congregation of all ages, backgrounds, and tastes. Hence, we will provide a style of Sunday service known as blended worship.
Childcare is available for those with children, infants through kindergarten on the lower level. We welcome children 1st grade and up to join their parents in the worship service.
There are worship bags and clipboards with helpful materials for children available in the Narthex (area in the rear of the sanctuary). Please feel free to utilize them and know that we love to have all ages in worship.
There are blue “Welcome” cards in the pew rack. Please fill it out to help us know of your presence. This is of course optional but you might find it helpful to receive our weekly emails and monthly newsletters.
At all of our services we maintain the ancient Christian practice of receiving an offering to support the church’s ministries. We welcome your gifts and encourage everyone to live a life marked by generosity. If you are unable to give financially, please consider an offering of time or talent to the church, another organization, or a neighbor in need.
We usually celebrate communion the 1st Sunday of the month. All are welcome to the table. Sharing communion with each other, children, and visitors is a special, sacred, shared event. We offer wheat bread, corn tortillas, and grape juice for the elements, which are passed down the pews on plates for the congregation to serve themselves. Our tradition is to hold the elements until all are served, and partake together when directed by the Pastor.
Wheeler Room Available during Worship
Please note that if you or a child needs to leave the sanctuary during worship, there are speakers available in the Wheeler Room so you may still hear the service.
Education Hour at 9:00 a.m. during the school year.
We offer classes for all ages at 9 a.m. during the school year. Adult classes change periodically and can be found on Adult Education and on the kiosk in the upstairs lobby.
Sunday school for children are held in the classrooms upstairs each week separated by age-level posted by the door.
Fellowship Hour at 11:00 a.m.
Fellowship Hour is an intergenerational social gathering downstairs after worship for coffee, cookies and conversation (or juice, crackers, and playtime). All are welcome! Come meet your church community!