COG April 2015

Cover Article:  Holy Week and Holy Land by Dr. Jay Contents: Associate Pastor Column Holy Week Schedule Moderator’s Message:  Caulking the Boat Part 2 by Susan Kennedy What is FEF and When Do They Meet? Supermarkets Help Support Mission Projects Women’s Benevolent to Present Program on  Cuba Faith on Tap [more…]

COG March 2015

Cover Article:  Experience the Richness of Lent by Dr. Jay Contents: Lenten Dinners – Worship at the Table World Day of Prayer Moderator’s Message:  What a Year it Has Been! What is an Easter Vigil? Alcohol Policy and Request Process Adult Ed Ethics Series:  The Nature and Tasks of Ethics [more…]

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…]