News & Events

Art and Spirit in the Age of Anxiety

Join NY Times best-selling author Thomas Moore on Saturday, April 29 from 9am – 12:30pm for a living conversation about the importance of returning to the arts and spirituality as a way of reclaiming our souls. With the goal of inspiring more personally relevant lives, this half day seminar aims to help us put our worries into perspective while restoring deep-seated values and hope.

Earth Day – Laudato Si Discussion

Please join us after worship on April 23 in honor of Earth Day for a focused discussion about the urgency of the environmental challenges we face and the importance of caring for creation. We will be looking at the second encyclical of Pope Francis, titled “Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home.” The document is available online for free at Please contact the church if you need a printed copy.

Volunteer Garden Work Day

Join us for First Church’s Volunteer Garden Work Day from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. this Sunday, April 23. This work will be a wonderful way to celebrate Earth Day weekend, so please come if you can! Volunteers are needed to help rake and with mulching in the North Lawn gardens that were restored earlier this fall in honor of Dr. Walton’s ministry.