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 our weekly (virtual) worship!
Click here to view the bulletin for the Nov. 29 service.
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. We begin live-streaming at (approximately) 9:45 am each Sunday.
Click here to proceed directly to our online giving page, which offers options to give to First Church and to our monthly special offerings.
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, 7:30 am: Jane McBride leads silent centering prayer. Click here to join the Thursday morning 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!