News Archives : July 2016

Our Jr. High and Senior High youth spent last week at Heifer Ranch, connecting with local and global poverty issues and with each other. The most poignant moment of the trip came during the Global Village night experience on Tuesday evening. They were educated about the countries Heifer serves across the world, and... read more

Trumpet in the Storm

July 15, 2016

A reflection of healing and hope by Rev. Ann Willet The seeds arrived in a small brown envelope on March 12. Though I planted them within a week, the cool soil held them captive until mid-May, when three small shoots emerged. This new friend grows to three feet in height... read more

Dear FirstChurch Family, My heart hurts. Just when I was coming to grips with the news from Baton Rouge and Falcon Heights, we have our own tragedy, just blocks from FirstChurch. These events, police involved shootings and public mass shootings, have become far too commonplace. But, I could not imagine... read more