Worship service is now being held on the front lawn, weather permitting. Please check our Facebook page here for weather updates.

For in-person service you will need to register via the sign up form below, and read the Covid -19 precautions and instructions for attending.

 

Weather permitting, all programs will be held in person. Please see below for details.

UPCOMING EVENTS AT FCC

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Sundays At FCC!

Information For Worship Service

 

May 16, 10:30am

 

Special Confirmation Worship Service on the front lawn (please arrive at 10:10am for check-in).

In case of rain we will not be gathering in person. Leadership will livestream on Facebook at 10:30

and weather update will be posted of Facebook by Saturday afternoon.

 

If you'd like to attend the in-person worship please CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP and please do so by Friday May 14.

 

We are gathering together again on the front lawn for outdoor worship!  This is a very special one as we are celebrating our Confirmands!  Join us as we experience their gifts of the Spirit and welcome them into adult membership in our community!

WE will abide by COVID-19 social distance protocol.

Click here for the bulletin.

 

Here's what you need to know:

•    Please arrive by 10:10 to give yourself time to check in and find your seat
•    We will be gathering in 6' circles, 6' apart
•    Please bring you own chair or blanket if possible - we will provide chairs if needed
•    Please wear your mask through out the worship service.
•    We will NOT hold an in-person coffee hour afterwards
•    It may be a little chilly on Sunday morning -- please dress accordingly!


IMPORTANT: Covid-19 precautions for attending:

If you answer "yes" to any of the following questions, we kindly ask you to remain home and follow us on Facebook Live.
•    In the past 2 weeks have you had a new onset of fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, chills, muscle aches, or loss of taste or smell?
•    In the past 2 weeks have you had a new or worsening runny nose, nasal congestion, headache, or nausea/vomiting/diarrhea that is not related to a chronic condition or seasonal allergies?
•    Have you been asked to quarantine or been exposed to a person who has is confirmed positive for COVID-19 in the past 2 weeks?

 

There will be no coffee hour this season.

 

 

* You can make a "Sunday Offering"

or "2021 Sustaining Gift" HERE

Underground Church, Outdoors

in the FCC Memorial Garden.

Date of Next Meeting TBD

Enter from the ramp on the Plymouth St. side

During our gatherings, the Underground Church travels back to our earliest Christian roots.  We seek to recapture the excitement and community of Jesus' early followers through worship that is simple yet profound, communal yet personal, comforting yet inspiring.  We live the questions much as Jesus' friends did as they sought ways to transform the world through the simple acts of a shared and loving community. Please join us in the transformative power of opening hearts to the Holy Spirit and to each other.


Please note: We will be following Co-Vid-19 precautions so please wear a mask and we will be doing a temperature scan.

Labyrinth Walks

 

Weekly: Wednesdays 11am-1pm in the Sanctuary

 

and FIRST Saturday of each month: 11am-1pm

Take your soul for a walk on the labyrinth.  We are pleased to offer labyrinth walks each Wednesday in the mid-day as a chance to connect with your soul in our beautiful sanctuary. 

Social distancing will be observed with one walker at a time on the labyrinth and specially designated pews for prayer and meditation. We look forward to welcoming you back.


The labyrinth is an ancient spiritual tool , a mode of “walking prayer” that invites us to go deeper in our walk with God.  Our labyrinth, modeled on one in Chartes Cathedral in France, sits as the center of our Sanctuary, a constant metaphor for our spiritual lives.  Just like the labyrinth, our lives are not linear, but filled with twists and turns.  Sometimes we make great progress, and other times we feel we are going backwards.  But if we trust in the path we will find ourselves in the center -- the heart of God.


All are welcome to take their souls out for a healing walk... no experience necessary!  Check out this lovely write up on Baristanet from the Spring 2014.


Watch this video to find out more about walking the labyrinth. If you’ve never done so come out one Wednesday evening and give it a try. It is a wonderful way to nourish your soul and spend some quiet time in prayer or meditation.

Slow Motion Adult Bible Study Via Zoom: Mondays at 7:30pm

Our method is to take our time and dig deeply into Scripture, bringing in cultural, historical, theological, and linguistic backgrounds and resources. We utilize Queries (questions posed for consideration and opening, not to garner answers) and cross-referencing. (There are occasional dives down theological or linguistic rabbit holes.) Participants are encouraged to have their favorite translation of the Bible with them.


Click HERE to join!  Meeting ID: 874 8676 2412
Passcode: 985645  
Phone only? Dial 646 558 8656 


Our study will be led by Rev. Jack Cuffari. First Congregational Church UCC of Haworth (which Rev. Jack serves as interim pastor) and First Congregational Church of Montclair members will combine into one class.    Email Rev. Jack with any questions, or to receive zoom link:  jack@cuffari.com.