Announcements for the week of November 2, 2014

Posted on October 31, 2014

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS. Sunday, November 2. Be sure to FALL BACK your clocks 1 hour before you go to bed on Saturday night. ALL SAINTS/ALL SOULS DAY. On Sunday, November 2, First United will observe All Saints (November 1) and All Souls (November 2) Days.  For us, this will mean a special liturgy in which


Announcements for the week of October 19, 2014

Posted on October 17, 2014

CROP WALK. JOIN THE FIRST UNITED TEAM A reminder that the CROP Hunger Walk is SUNDAY. The walk will begin at the Islamic Center, 1925 Atwater Ave. at 3:00pm. Those interested in carpooling should meet at the church between 2:15 and 2:30, with roll-out time soon after 2:30pm. HIKERS AND WALKERS. This month, we’ll join forces


Sunday Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Jack E. Skiles, October 12, 2014

Posted on October 12, 2014

Celebrations and parties do not come easily for me.  The older I am getting, the sadder I get at funerals.  But, that’s truly an acceptable reality in my hard-forged personality.  I was taught early on in life that some losses are just so sad; now mind you, I was also admonished for being too sad


Announcements for the week of October 12, 2014

Posted on October 10, 2014

EXPLORING SPIRITUAL DIRECTION - What’s Coming Up? You can learn about spiritual direction groups at First United onSaturday October 11 at 9:30 am.  Together we’ll watch a short PBS Religion & Ethics video presentation about spiritual direction and another from Parker Palmer about his Circles of Trust model.  There will be an opportunity to participate in a


Announcements for the week of October 05, 2014

Posted on October 3, 2014

COMMITMENT SUNDAY. A Gentle Reminder from First United’s Stewardship Committee for 2015: Commitment cards will be collected with the offering this coming Sunday, October 5.  We hope you and your family have prayerfully considered your opportunity to assist the church in continuing its worshipping, learning, loving, and sharing.  WE ARE FIRST UNITED!  Please GIVE UNTIL IT FEELS GOOD