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Jesus Scholar and Jesus Seminar member, John Dominic Crossan (Dom) visited First Congregational Church on Friday and Saturday, October 10-11, 2014. We had a great time and learned a lot from the wise and learned man. Friday night’s lecture, Dom presented his understanding of escalatory violence presented throughout the Bible, emphasizing the contrasting views of peace through violence and peae through justice. The Saturday workshop gave an extraordinary summary of events within the Bible that focused on violence and how Jesus was presenting an alternative vision, as well as discussing how the focus of the Gospels changes as time passed. It was an educational and eightening experience. We were all blessed to have him share his time with us.
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FCC Supports Heifer International
We are focusing our global giving on Heifer International throughout 2017. In 2016, were able to donate a bees. We will continue to accept donations of loose change (and bills) on the second Sunday of each month. All donations will go to help families in impoverished areas by providing resources to help them gain economic independence and sustain well-being for their families and communities. Watch the video below to learn more about Heifer International.
LGBTQ Pride T-Shirts
We have a new batch of FCC pride t-shirts! They are red with the Rainbow on front. Please let us know if you would like to purchase one. Just contact us to place your order.
This year, six of our staff and Sunday school teachers attended the 2016 International Transformative Learning Seminar hosted by Pacific Lutheran University. It was a four day event with hundreds of educators from around the world sharing how they are incorporating transformative learning in a variety of settings. Our Sunday school teachers are proud to provide innovative growth and spiritual development programs for our children and youth at FCC that incorporate many educational theories and applications. To learn more about our Sunday school programs, contact us.
We had a fun time at our annual Halloween Spooktacular. There was food, music, dancing, games and a lot of friendly people of all ages. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped out. We look forward to our next party in 2017!
FCC Traveling Singers at Hearthside Manor
Gingrebread cookie team at Hearthside Manor