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Give Thanks for Those We Remember

Psalm 107
Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
November 4 2018

Walter Brueggemann writes that “Psalm 107 is the fullest, clearest example of a song of thanksgiving.”  The psalm opens with a “summons … More

Neighbors in Need

Cassie Williams
November 8 2018

Neighbor in Needs is a special mission offering of the United Church of Christ that supports ministries of justice and compassion. Part … More

Scott’s Column: Some Children’s Books

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
November 5 2018

In October Sebastian and I were driving along as I was listening to a podcast about Islamic science.  The podcast mentioned the … More

Advent & Christmas at First Central

Rev. Dr. E. Scott Jones
December 1 2018

Christ is coming. Let us anticipate and rejoice! SONGS OF PROMISE is our Advent theme this year.  Here are the events and … More

Art Sale

Cassie Williams
December 2 2018

Small Art Sale: Dec. 2, Dec. 9, and Dec. 16.  All art $50 or less.  We are seeking our very creative church … More