Past Services

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

GENEROSITY SUNDAY

We celebrate this amazing community we call church and we begin our Stewardship Campaign. Everyone is asked to make a pledge of financial support to FPC for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris will lead the service.

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Chuck Collins grew up in the wealthiest 1 percent and has spent the last 30 years working on issues of racial and economic justice. He has come to appreciate the power of “coming home” and committing to place as an essential ingredient in reducing inequality and the transition to more equal and resilient communities.

Chuck Collins is the Director of IPS’s Program on Inequality and the Common Good where he co-edits Inequality.org. His latest book is Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good (Chelsea Green). He is an expert on U.S. inequality and author of several books, including the report, “Reversing Inequality: Unleashing the Transformative Potential of an Equitable Economy” (Next System Project).

Other books include: 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It. He is co-author with Bill Gates Sr. of Wealth and Our Commonwealth, (Beacon Press, 2003), a case for taxing inherited fortunes. He is co-author with Mary Wright of The Moral Measure of the Economy, a book about Christian ethics and economic life. His next book, Is Inequality in America Irreversible, will be published in March 2018 by the UK-based Polity Press. He is co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good, a network of business leaders, high-income households and partners working together to promote shared prosperity and fair taxation. This network merged in 2015 with the Patriotic Millionaires.

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Rev. Tracey will lead the service.

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

On this Sunday we honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy in the ongoing struggle for civil rights, for human rights.

Sunday, January 7th, 2018

9 AM service cancelled due to dangerous wind chill temperatures

As this new year begins, Rev. Tracey offers reflections on hope for a shared world and the hospitality we can show one another.

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

11 AM in the Community Room

Join us in the Community Room for a service of hope, letting go, and celebration, including a Burning Bowl and a bit of the Scottish tradition of Hogmanay led by Rev. TraceyRobinson-Harris.

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

9 PM… come early for the prelude at 8:45 pm

Led by our minister, Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris, this service will feature traditional Christmas carols and anthems, the reading of the story of the birth of Jesus from the Christian Gospels, and a candle-lighting ceremony. It will be a quieter and more traditional service than the 4 PM service, with beautiful music provided by the Adult Choir, under the direction of Mike Pfitzer, organist/pianist Sanghee Kim, and talented guest musicians. An extended prelude of Christmas music will begin at 8:45 PM. Please come early.

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

4 PM Family Service in the Sanctuary

Led by our minister, Tracey Robinson-Harris, and our DRE, Michele Cote, this service will be oriented towards our children. We will have lots of them participating as we act out the Christmas Story and create a Christmas Tableau. There will be familiar carols for all to sing. We will conclude this service with the traditional candle-lighting ceremony.

Sunday, December 24th, 2017

11 AM in the Community Room

Join us in the Community Room for reflections inspired by those two words from the last line of "A Child's Christmas in Wales" by Dylan Thomas and the writing of Quaker teacher, Parker Palmer. Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris will lead this service.

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

11 AM in the Sanctuary

We will dispel the darkness of the season with lively music and the presentation of our Annual Mummer’s Play—St. George and the Dragon, under the leadership of Janet Beatrice. This is a great family service with lots of children participating. Worship will be led by Minister, Rev. Tracey Robinson-Harris, Director of Religious Education, Michelle Coté, Music Director, Mike Pfitzer, and Organist/Pianist, Sanghee Kim.

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