Recent Updates

  • Circuit Rider Newsletter for April 26, 2017

    The Circuit Rider newsletter is published biweekly. Download this issue (April 26, 2017) in PDF format. Check out the Newsletter Archives for issues from past years. Inside you will find news from around First Church.

  • CHURCH AND SOCIETY: Youth Aging Out of Foster Care – Launch Boxes

    Launching Youth in Foster Care Into a Bright Future The Church and Society Committee is gathering goods to create Launch Boxes for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care during the month of May. We will be collecting items in the narthex before worship on May 7th, 14th, and 21st. These

  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 (8:30 and 10:30 a.m.)

    Native American Awareness Sunday This Week’s Music 8:30 a.m. Prelude: O Sacred Head, Now Wounded; Terry Osman; Shelly Edwards, pianist Postlude: Holy God, We Praise Thy Name; Larry Shackley; Shelly Edwards, pianist 10:30 a.m. Prelude: Prelude in C major; N. Bruhns; Jonas Nordwall, organist Anthem: A Navaho Prayer; Cary John

  • Earth Sunday, 2017

    Date:  April 23, 2017 Title:  “Mind Your Mother (Earth)” Preaching:  The Rev. Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  Psalm 98:4-9;  Romans 8:18-25             Yesterday was Earth Day – again.  The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970.  It was organized by Gaylord Nelson, a US Senator from Wisconsin, who had

  • Easter Sunday!

    Date:  Easter Sunday, 2017 Title:  “Why Are You Weeping?” Preaching:  The Rev . Donna M.L. Pritchard Scripture:  John 20:1-18             I was out walking with my dog yesterday afternoon when I got to wondering just how many times I have preached an Easter sermon.  So, I counted it all up…34