News Archives : October 2016

Q & A with Kristen Gary, FirstChurch & Foundations member, and co-chair of Fall Festival You may have noticed some new faces running around Fall Festival this year, and it wasn’t a FirstKid in costume.  On October 16th, FirstChurch welcomed guests from a refugee group, For the Nations Refugee Outreach,... read more

A note from Emmanuel (Manny) Martinez as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage month:  Three years ago after graduating from Lydia Patterson Institute, I embarked on a dream journey to continue my educational and ministerial preparation for what I felt was the purpose for God in me. But it was there, at Lydia,... read more

Three years ago, our leadership began to imagine a Columbarium within the walls of FirstChurch. Following our Christian tradition, this Columbarium will be a final resting place for members and provide a place for families to visit, meditate and remember their loved ones. The Columbarium at FirstChurch will be constructed underneath our historic... read more