First Church is a progressive Christian community that gathers to listen, speak and then act, with a spirit of compassion, justice and stewardship.
Sunday, June 4 – Potluck Picnic with Mac/Plymouth Church followed by a game of kickball. Meet at noon at Mattocks Park, 451 Macalester St. in St. Paul.
From the First Church Gallery
We are so pleased to have the art of Jill Michelle featured in the First Church gallery! Please take time to admire Jill’s beautiful plein air watercolors and oils, which are also for sale! These pieces will be on display through the month of May and many will remain throughout the summer.
Looking Toward Summer
Pilgrim Point weekend retreat, July 7-9
Our weekend at camp is a time of renewal and connection for all ages. Pilgrim Point Camp, on beautiful Lake Ida is near Alexandria, MN. Activities include swimming, boating, fishing, walks, R & R time in the hammock, campfires, and worship by the lake. Sign up in Pilgrim Hall.
Blessed 2Be Summer Day Camp
Our summer day camp is a joint venture between a dozen Minneapolis congregations. Each day includes worship, crafts, games, lunch and field trip. Kids entering kindergarten-8th grade may register to participate. High school youth and adults are encouraged to serve as volunteers.
Camp meets June 19-23, 9a-4p, at Bethel Lutheran Church, 4120 17th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 55407.
Youth Mission Trip to Chicago
We need a minimum of 5 youth, grades 5-12, to commit to attend by May 31. Costa s estimated at $60.00 / person, not including meals. Contact Daniel with questions or to commit to attend.