Gather. Listen. Speak. Act.
First Church is a progressive Christian community that gathers to listen, speak and then act, with a spirit of compassion, justice and stewardship.
Join us for (virtual) Worship
Click here to view the bulletin for Sunday May 16, 2021.
Our worship takes place on Zoom. We also provide a livestream of the Zoom meeting. The information to join worship on Zoom is in the bulletin. To view the livestream, and recordings of previous services, visit our YouTube channel.
Click here to proceed directly to our online giving page, which offers options to give to First Church and to our monthly special offerings.
First Church COVID-19 Preparedness Plan
The board and staff recently worked together to update our COVID-19 preparedness plan, which you can find here. We ask that you read and abide by it whenever you take part in church activities, or when you are meeting inside the church.
Weekly Spiritual Practice
Let’s stay connected and grounded! During this time of physical distancing, members of our community invite you to pause with them for shared prayer, practice or meditation. To participate, click on the zoom links provided below.
Mondays, 8 pm: Sandy Johnson shares the poetry of hymn texts and a brief reflection, followed by community prayers. Click here to join the Monday gathering.
Tuesdays, noon: Vicki Snowden leads breath work and meditations from her kundalini yoga practice. Click here to join the Tuesday gathering.
Wednesdays, 8 pm: Jane McBride leads lectio divina, praying the scriptures. Click here to join the Wednesday evening gathering.
Thursdays, 10:30 am: Jean Chagnon leads guided meditations focused on topics like connecting with your authentic self, feeling more grounded and centered, or revitalizing your energy field. Click here to join the Thursday gathering.
Faith on Tap is (for now) Faith on Zoom!
Faith on Tap is going virtual (and with a slightly altered name). If you’re interested in fun and thought-provoking discussions about faith, spirituality, and life, join us at 7:00 p.m. on the first Monday of the month for Faith on Zoom. Just click on the meeting link: https://umn.zoom.us/j/97550902366 All are welcome!