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Deer Valley Lodge Worship

Fun Day Planned at First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church will hold its regular service, a potluck lunch and have an outdoor family fun day at Deer Valley Lodge, in Ventura on Sunday, July 29th. The public is invited.

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2018 Women’s Fellowship Potluck

2018 WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP POTLUCK
Spring is really here! The Women’s Fellowship May Luncheon will be Wednesday May 2nd at 12:30 in the Fellowship Hall.  We are excited to have a special guest!!

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God Rocks Rock’n’ Sunday

GOD ROCKS,
ROCK’N’ SUNDAY!

CLEAR LAKE – The public is invited to roll on over to a 1950s-style celebration “God Rocks/Rockin’ Sunday at First Congregational Church at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4.


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58 Operation Christmas Child

58 OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD BOXES SENT!

“He who gives a child a treat makes Joy Bells ring on Heaven’s streets”

A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who brought items, filled shoeboxes, and a special thank you to all who attended the potluck lunch and helped pack the boxes! Also thank you for the very generous monetary gifts of $424.00 to help with shipping costs.


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Children’s Christmas Program

2017 CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAM
The 2017 Children’s Christmas Program will be held during our regular worship time on December 17th at 10:00 a.m.


What will Heaven Be Like?

What Will
Heaven Be Like?
 

by Pastor Harlan Seri

Clear LakeFirst Congregational Church

Many people pick up wrong ideas about what Heaven is going to be like.  Some people feel that Heaven is going to be boring—kind of like a l-o-n-g church service where a pastor speaks for 200 hours straight, then you sing some really slow hymns for another 800 hours.  Finally, finally, they let you go sit on a cloud and if you feel like it, you can pick up a harp and start playing.  Sound pretty exciting?  Probably not.

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A Lenten Cantata

“THE LENTEN SKETCHES” CANTATA
MARCH 26, 2017

CLEAR LAKE – A powerful  cantata depicting the last days of Christ, “The Lenten Sketches”, will be presented at First Congregational Church at 10 a.m. Sunday March 26.

Heartfelt narration, evocative choral anthems and instrumentation will be combined with a PowerPoint displaying classic works of sacred art for this worship of contemplation and reflection.


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CONFIRMATION SUNDAY

CONFIRMATION SUNDAY
MAY 7TH, 2017
On May 7th, Lydia Futrell, Eric Heitland and Julia Merfeld reaffirmed their baptism and became official members of the church. They helped in serving communion and with the service itself. It was a wonderful morning and we thank and welcome them!


Rock ‘n Sunday God Rocks!

ROCK’N SUNDAY;
GOD ROCKS
FEBRUARY 5, 2017

CLEAR LAKE – The public is invited to roll on over to a 1950s-style celebration “God Rocks/Rockin’ Sunday at First Congregational Church at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5.


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CANCELLATION POLICY CHANGED

WORSHIP CANCELLATION POLICY
It was decided by the council that Sunday worship services will continue no matter the weather conditions.