COG February 2015

Cover Article:  Trying Out a New Structure by Dr. Jay Contents: Call to the Annual Meeting A Note From the Associate Pastor Winter Mid-Week Worship Series Moderator’s Message:  Annual Meeting 2015, A Vital Step in Transition Faith and Loss Adult Education:  Ethics Series Continues with Ethics in a Time of [more…]

COG January 2015

Cover Article:  Happy New Year by Dr. Jay Contents: Epiphany Sunday The Bible Series Resumes Moderator’s Message:  Caulking the Boat Stay Connected to First Church Friday Evening Fellowship February Fling Faith and Loss Winter Wednesday Worship Adult Education:  Ethics Series Continues Christmas Fair Report and Images Remember Your Baptism on [more…]

COG December 2014

Cover Article:  Do December Differently by Dr. Jay Contents: Christmas… on the Green Three Churches Christmas Carol Sing-Along Mittens and More Giving Tree Advent and Christmas Schedule The Longest Night Service Friday Evening Fellowship Christmas Party Wilbraham Community Chorus Concert Giving to First Church:  Methods of Fulfilling Your Pledge A [more…]

COG November 2014

Cover Article:  Giving Thanks by Dr. Jay Contents: Milestones Friday Evening Fellowship Broadway Concert Annual Community Tree Lighting Note from the Associate Pastor The Bible Series Prayer Shawl Ministry Memorial Garden Thank You from ACTS Moderator’s Message:  The Beloved Community Neighbors in Need Mission Fair and Silver Tea a Success [more…]

COG October 2014

Cover article: The Times They are a Changin’ by Dr. Jay Contents: Fall Bible Study Opportunities Friday Evening Fellowship Haiti Matters Moderator’s Message:  Please Don’t Mind the Mess Adult Education Ethical Issues Series Heritage Sunday Announcement Christmas… on the Green News Children and Youth Ministries Schedule for October Apple Pie [more…]

COG September 2014

Cover Article:  Homecoming by Dr. Jay Contents: Homecoming Sunday Festivities A Note from the Associate Pastor Haiti Matters Summer Movie Series Continues into September Loss and Faith People’s Climate March Adult Education Ethical Issues Series Christmas… on the Green Fair Preparations The Mums are Coming From the Music Director’s Desk [more…]

COG August 2014

Cover Article:  Do As I Have Done To You Reflections on the Mission Trip by Teagan Northrup and Matt Garrity Contents: Lord’s Prayer Sermon Series Continues Called to Care Ministry Team – Visits and Rides Summer Movie Series Continues Wanted:  Cheerleaders! Creating a Safe Place for All Breathing with Aslan [more…]

COG July 2014

Cover Article:  How We “Do” Worship by Dr. Jay Contents: Summer Spirit at First Church Notes from our Associate Pastor Summer preachings on the Lord’s Prayer Summer Movie Series Haiti Matters Moderator’s Message Worship Planning Team Update Announcement of Congregational Gathering on July 13 Restructuring Plan Update Godspell Announcement Tanglewood [more…]

COG June 2014

Cover Story: What a Year This Has Been! by Dr. Jay Contents: Summer Spirit at First Church: Living the Questions:  New Topics for June Technology & the Gospel Vacation Bible School Family Art Night Outdoor Movie Breathing with Aslan:  An Inter-generational Book Club Outdoor Worship Indoor Movies Tanglewood Trips Loaves [more…]

COG May 2014

Cover story:  Why Restructure? by Dr. Jay Contents: Glee Club concert Moderator’s Message Spring Clean-up Let’s Show Our Pride Called to Care Ministry Team – Visits and Rides Christmas Fair Collection Haiti Night Women’s Benevolent Annual Meeting From the Keyboards Where Will it All End? by Dr. Mark Pohlman Children’s [more…]