February 2018 COG

Ministers Message: From Our Past into Our Future by Pastor Pam Contents: Associate Pastor Note Saturday Celebrations Call to the Annual Meeting Read the Bible in a Year Social Justice Team News ONA Teams News Lent Events: Mardi Gras, Lenten Video Series, Women’s Benevolent Luncheon, Stewardship of Eden, February Fling, [more…]

January 2018 COG

Minister’s Message: Looking Back — Looking Forward by Pastor Pam Contents: Associate Pastor’s Column Read the Bible in a Year Hike for Haiti Social Justice Team Forming Finding a Place in America Environmental Justice Team News Remembering Pastor Patrick Villier Epiphany Sunday A Volunteer Opportunity Christmas Fair Thank You Church [more…]

December 2017 COG

Minister’s Message: There’s No Place Like Home by Pastor Pam Contents: Christmas Poinsettia Order Form Advent & Christmas Schedule Associate Pastor’s Column A New Year Pursuit: Reading the Bible in a Year Christmas Fair Moderator’s Message:  Welcoming the Stranger Part 2 A New Font for a New Era? Mission: Puerto [more…]

November 2017 COG

Ministers Message: “Make of Our Lives a Glad Game” by Pastor Pam Contents: Consecration Sunday Associate Pastor Note Haiti Matters Moderator’s Message Pioneer Valley Project Mission Opportunities: Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief, Haiti Nursing Bags, Pajama Collection Events: From Other to Brother, Friday Evening Fellowhip, Defibrillator Training, Sacred Circles, Women’s Benevolent, [more…]

October 2017 COG

Cover Article:  “Commitment” by Pastor Pam Contents: Associate Pastor Note Join the New Neighbors Team Stewardship Get to Know Pastor Pam Prayer Shawl News Health & Safety Join Pastor Pam’s New Bible Study The Reformation: Then & Now Series Continues Sharing Communion Christmas Fair News Upcoming Events: WBS Tag Sale, [more…]

September 2017 COG

Ministers Message: Change by Pastor Pam Contents: Assoc. Pastor Column Sanctuary Pioneer Valley Project Reformation Series Christmas Fair Summer Work Weekly Events Upcoming Events Family Ministries Stewardship Celebration Sunday Read the September COG  

August 2017 COG

Ministers Message: From Your Temporary Senior Pastor Contents: Sanctuary Come Welcome Pastor Pam Summer Book Discussion: The Great Spiritual Migration The Reformation: Then and Now – a fall movie and discussion series Tanglewood in August White Privilege Study Group Christmas Fair News Family Ministries Events Coming in September Read the [more…]

July 2017 COG

Minister’s Message: The Tide is Out! by Pastor Marisa Contents: Pastoral Coverage for the Summer Pastor Pam Getting to Know First Church A Heart Full of Gratitude Good-bye Dr. Jay Sanctuary Historic Vote at Tri-Conference Meeting The Great Spiritual Migration – A Summer Book Discussion Noteworthy Summer Worship:  Hymn Sings, [more…]

June 2017 COG

Cover article:  Saying Farewell by Rev. Dr. Jay Terbush Contents: Strengthen the Church Offering Gratitude:  Associate Pastor Column Meet Pastor Pam! Next Steps in our Transition Histories of Springfield (Adult Ed Series) Help Fill the Classroom in Haiti General Synod Mass Conference First Tri-Conference Annual Meeting Friday Evening Fellowship Cookout [more…]

May 2017 COG

Minister’s Message: Ending Our Transition Time by Dr. Jay Contents: Associate Pastor Message: Together as One Easter Sunday photo gallery Pastor on Pilgrimage to Assisi Adult Education: Praying the Psalms; Histories of Greater Springfield (rescheduled) Events: Friday Evening Fellowship; Pride Parade; Garden Work; Farewell Service; Dinner and Music Social Event; [more…]