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Longest Night Service

For many people the holiday season is one filled with loneliness and grief, confusion and worry. In the midst of a season of light, the Longest Night Service on Thursday, December 21 at 6:30PM, honors the darkness that… Read More

Sock + Towel Drive for The Blaine Center

Members of First Church’s Urban Outreach Committee have asked that you consider donating the following items for the residents of the Blaine Center. TOWELS – hand towels are the most needed at present but washcloths and bath towels… Read More

A Season of Giving Thanks

In this season of giving thanks, I have to start with the thankfulness I experience every Sunday. Every Sunday I’m incredibly aware of the enormous amount of work that people put into the 10:30am worship service. The bulletin… Read More

First Church New Year’s Retreat

First Church families, singles, and couples are invited to join us on December 30, 2017 –January 1, 2018, for two nights of relaxation and fellowship at beautiful Camp Indianola. Highlights include: beach walks, bonfires, great food and conversation,… Read More

Traditional Spiral Service

What better way to begin Advent than by centering yourself with First Church’s traditional spiral service? The service will be held on Sunday, December 3, at 6:30PM in the First Church Fellowship Hall. All ages can appreciate this… Read More

Choir Christmas Cantata

Last year our Sanctuary Choir, plus members of Kirkland Choral Society and Philharmonia  Northwest Orchestra, presented Cantata 1 from J.S. Bach’s beloved Christmas Oratorio. This year those same groups will reunite to present Cantatas 2 & 3. The… Read More

Hanging of the Greens Service

Hanging of the Greens Service Sunday, December 3, 10:30AM The annual “greening” of the Sanctuary as the congregation decorates it for the Advent and Christmas season. Bring your own family ornament for the trees and your voice for… Read More

Good Lord, the Stories! A Tour of First Church History Gems

Join us for a “Lunch & Learn” on Sunday, December 3, 2017, 11:45PM – 12:30PM, with First Church’s Archivist Extraordinaire, Claire Gebben. Lunch will be provided. Did you know that for decades of the 20th century, First Church worship… Read More

Bible Sunday at First Church

What is Bible Sunday?  First Church and the United Methodist Church celebrate Bible Sunday in conjunction with National Bible Week.  Every year from Sunday to Sunday of Thanksgiving week, since 1941 National Bible Week is observed in the United States… Read More

Vintage Adults “A Civil War Christmas” Outing

On December 5 the Vintage Adults group will be gathering for lunch in Greenwood before attending a performance of A Civil War Christmas as the Taproot Theater beginning at 2PM. A Civil War Christmas is described as “An American… Read More