First Church is a progressive, local congregation of the United Methodist Church.
From our Book of Worship we read: “Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word lencten, which means ‘spring’ …” Those who came before us in the Christian faith could scarcely have imagined the pace of life […]
The Year of the Bird White crown sparrows, with their prominent black and white stripes on the top of their heads jump in and out of the bushes in search of seeds that fall from the feeder. Their arrival marks the season of winter and they will normally stay for several weeks enjoying the seeds […]