COG July-August 2015

Cover Article:  A Life Changing Experience by Dr. Jay Contents: Loaves & Fishes Summer Cooking Tanglewood Trips Moderator’s Message:  Summer at First Church All-Church Family Picnic Pilgrimage Planning A Note From Pastor Marisa Women of the Bible Sermon Series Companion Education Series:  Women of the Bible Our Haiti Pilgrimage (a [more…]

COG June 2015

Cover Article:  Tap Tap Evangelism (Reflections on the Haiti Mission Trip) by Lisa Garrity, Abby Glick and Emily Carroll Contents: A Note from the Haiti team concerning the Haiti Scholarship Fund Summer Happenings: Outdoor Worship Worship to be Held in Bailey Hall during Sanctuary work from June 21 – August [more…]

COG May 2015

Cover article:  Spring Has Sprung! by Dr. Jay Contents: Friday Evening Fellowship Cookout LGBT Parade and Pride Event New LGBTQ Family/Friends Support Group Faith on Tap Men’s Glee Club Concert Property TeamPlans Children’s and Youth Ministries The Bible Series Returns Read the May 2015 COG

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…]