First Church Calendar

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Messiah Choir & Orchestra Rehearsal 9:00 am
Messiah Choir & Orchestra Rehearsal @ Sanctuary
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Rehearsal of the Orchestra with the Choir at 9am, in preparation of the Messiah event on Sunday, December 2nd at 4pm!
Women’s Connection Annual Cookie Swap 9:00 am
Women’s Connection Annual Cookie Swap @ Parlor
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Women's Connection Annual Cookie Swap @ Parlor
Annual Cookie Swap and Mailing of Cookies to College Students Join the fun on Saturday, December 1st at 9am to wrap tin of cookies for our college students, and then swap the goodies!  Tasting is[...]
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Messiah Concert
Nominating Committee 9:00 am
Nominating Committee @ Parlor - #107
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Time of Greeting 9:50 am
Time of Greeting
Dec 2 @ 9:50 am – 10:00 am
Please join us before the worship service begins to connect with old friends and new visitors during our Time of Greeting.
Worship and Communion 10:00 am
Worship and Communion @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Communion is celebrated during worship on “Threshold Sundays” – the first Sunday of Advent, the first Sunday of the New Year, the first Sunday in Lent, Emmaus Sunday (the third Sunday of Easter), Pentecost, and[...]
Church School 10:15 am
Church School
Dec 2 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
All children are welcome to attend Church School.  Registration forms are available on the table outside the Church School office in the Rec Room. Following “Time with God’s Children”, the teachers will escort the children[...]
Korean Worship 2:00 pm
Korean Worship @ Chapel
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Messiah Concert 4:00 pm
Messiah Concert @ Sanctuary
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Messiah Concert @ Sanctuary
First Congregational Church presents Handel’s Messiah once every 3 years…and 2018 is the year! Join friends and family in the sanctuary at 4pm on Sunday, December 22nd, for this musical extravanza…and symphony of song and[...]
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ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
Senior Fellowship Board 10:00 am
Senior Fellowship Board @ Parlor - #107
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
ENA Healthcare 12:00 pm
ENA Healthcare @ Basement Classroom
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
ENA Healthcare.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 361-2649 to more information and registration. Class is held Monday and Wednesday.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Deacons 6:30 pm
Deacons @ Parlor
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Interfaith Women-offsite 6:45 pm
Interfaith Women-offsite @ St. Paul's United Methodist Church
Dec 3 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Interfaith Women: Rejoice! A Musical Celebration at 6:45pm…doors open at 6:15pm     *Bring a Friend* Our Presenters: Karishma Manchanda from Central High School performing an Asian Indian Dance; Handbell Choir from Brookside Church, UCC; Esmira[...]
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ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
Staff Meeting 10:00 am
Staff Meeting
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Knitting & Crocheting 2:30 pm
Knitting & Crocheting @ Parlor
Dec 4 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting @ Parlor
Join JoAnn Ward in the Parlor at 2:30pm on Tuesdays for an hour of knitting and crocheting.  Bring your own project, come to learn how to knit, or work on First Church’s project to supply[...]
ENA Citizenship PM 6:00 pm
ENA Citizenship PM @ Room #203
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ENA Citizenship.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 603-361-2649 for information and registration. Citizenship classes are on Friday mornings, or on Tuesday evenings.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Girl Scouts Brownies 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Brownies @ Rec Room
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Cadettes 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Cadettes @ Rec Room
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Daisies 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Daisies @ Rec Room
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Juniors 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Juniors @ Rec Room
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
ENA Healthcare 12:00 pm
ENA Healthcare @ Basement Classroom
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
ENA Healthcare.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 361-2649 to more information and registration. Class is held Monday and Wednesday.
UpReach Volunteer Dinner 5:00 pm
UpReach Volunteer Dinner @ UpReach Therapeutic Riding Center
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Volunteers are needed monthly to provide and serve a light dinner to families at UpReach Therapeutic Riding Center.  All volunteers must be cleared by Liz Verity.  Please sign up on the office window for consideration. [...]
ENA Citywide Conversation Cafe 6:00 pm
ENA Citywide Conversation Cafe @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conversation Cafe welcoming Manchester & ENA. Contact Sue Corby for more information.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
ENA Conversation Cafe 10:45 am
ENA Conversation Cafe @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Join members of the congregation and community to meet with our English for New Americans students.  We will converse about common subjects to acquaint the students with English conversation.  See Sue Corby for additional details.
Special Olympics Youth Athlete Program 5:30 pm
Special Olympics Youth Athlete Program @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Special Olympics Youth Athlete Program @ Dining Room - #B3 | Topeka | Kansas | United States
Special Olympics Young Athletes program at FCC! We are hosting three terms of Young Athletes. This is an innovative sports play program for children with and without disabilities ages 2 through 7, designed to provide[...]
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
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ENA Citizenship AM 9:00 am
ENA Citizenship AM @ Room #203
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
ENA Citizenship.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 603-361-2649 for information and registration. Citizenship classes are on Friday mornings, or on Tuesday evenings.
AA 8:00 pm
AA @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
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Outreach Committee 8:30 am
Outreach Committee @ Parlor - #107
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
The Outreach Committee at First Congregational Church generally meets on the second Sunday of the month at 8:30am before worship.  They do not meet in July or August. Please contact John Rowe at 628-3521 to[...]
Nominating Committee 9:00 am
Nominating Committee @ Parlor - #107
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Time of Greeting 9:50 am
Time of Greeting
Dec 9 @ 9:50 am – 10:00 am
Please join us before the worship service begins to connect with old friends and new visitors during our Time of Greeting.
Sunday Worship 10:00 am
Sunday Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Church School 10:15 am
Church School
Dec 9 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
All children are welcome to attend Church School.  Registration forms are available on the table outside the Church School office in the Rec Room. Following “Time with God’s Children”, the teachers will escort the children[...]
Angel Tree Deadline 11:00 am
Angel Tree Deadline
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
It’s Christmas Angel Tree Time!  With Christmas fast approaching please   remember to stop by the Angel Tree during coffee hour and check and see if any gift wish tags are still available. The Outreach Committee[...]
Service of Prayer & Healing 11:30 am
Service of Prayer & Healing @ Chapel
Dec 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
Youth Choir 11:30 am
Youth Choir @ Sanctuary
Dec 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Youth Choir @ Sanctuary
Children’s Hand Bells               Ongoing Sundays at 11:30 AM Several children showed interest in playing hand bells this year!  If your children would like to join in too, practice will be each Sunday after Worship Service[...]
Korean Worship 2:00 pm
Korean Worship @ Chapel
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Blue Christmas Service 7pm
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
ENA Healthcare 12:00 pm
ENA Healthcare @ Basement Classroom
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
ENA Healthcare.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 361-2649 to more information and registration. Class is held Monday and Wednesday.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Blue Christmas Service 7:00 pm
Blue Christmas Service @ Chapel
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blue Christmas Service @ Chapel
“Blue Christmas” Service of Comfort and Remembrance at 7pm      Holidays, especially  Christmas, can be a painful time for some. It may be the first Christmas without a beloved family member or it may[...]
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
Staff Meeting 10:00 am
Staff Meeting
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Senior Fellowship Luncheon 11:00 am
Senior Fellowship Luncheon @ Derryfield Country Club
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
The First Church Senior Fellowship Christmas Luncheon is at the Derryfield Country Club.  The fun starts with a Social Hour at 11am, and Lunch at 12 Noon.  Entertainment will be a Holiday Sing Along with[...]
Knitting & Crocheting 2:30 pm
Knitting & Crocheting @ Parlor
Dec 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting @ Parlor
Join JoAnn Ward in the Parlor at 2:30pm on Tuesdays for an hour of knitting and crocheting.  Bring your own project, come to learn how to knit, or work on First Church’s project to supply[...]
Church Council 6:00 pm
Church Council @ Parlor
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
ENA Citizenship PM 6:00 pm
ENA Citizenship PM @ Room #203
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ENA Citizenship.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 603-361-2649 for information and registration. Citizenship classes are on Friday mornings, or on Tuesday evenings.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Girl Scouts Brownies 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Brownies @ Rec Room
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Cadettes 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Cadettes @ Rec Room
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Daisies 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Daisies @ Rec Room
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Juniors 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Juniors @ Rec Room
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
ENA Healthcare 12:00 pm
ENA Healthcare @ Basement Classroom
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
ENA Healthcare.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 361-2649 to more information and registration. Class is held Monday and Wednesday.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sabbath Bells 6:30 pm
Sabbath Bells @ Sanctuary
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Chancel Choir 7:30 pm
Chancel Choir @ Rec Room
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
Special Olympics Youth Athlete Program 5:30 pm
Special Olympics Youth Athlete Program @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Special Olympics Youth Athlete Program @ Dining Room - #B3 | Topeka | Kansas | United States
Special Olympics Young Athletes program at FCC! We are hosting three terms of Young Athletes. This is an innovative sports play program for children with and without disabilities ages 2 through 7, designed to provide[...]
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
ENA Holiday Party 6:00 pm
ENA Holiday Party @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join the Annual tradition of First Congregational Church sponsoring a traditional holiday dinner for our ENA students. Set up will be during the day, with cooking of a traditional meal, with serving and clean up[...]
ENA Citizenship AM 9:00 am
ENA Citizenship AM @ Room #203
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
ENA Citizenship.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 603-361-2649 for information and registration. Citizenship classes are on Friday mornings, or on Tuesday evenings.
AA 8:00 pm
AA @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Girl Scout CPR/First Aid 8:00 am
Girl Scout CPR/First Aid @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Special class for Girl Scout Leaders.
Adam the Elf Christmas Party
Nominating Committee 9:00 am
Nominating Committee @ Parlor - #107
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
Time of Greeting 9:50 am
Time of Greeting
Dec 16 @ 9:50 am – 10:00 am
Please join us before the worship service begins to connect with old friends and new visitors during our Time of Greeting.
Sunday Worship 10:00 am
Sunday Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Church School 10:15 am
Church School
Dec 16 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
All children are welcome to attend Church School.  Registration forms are available on the table outside the Church School office in the Rec Room. Following “Time with God’s Children”, the teachers will escort the children[...]
Youth Choir 11:30 am
Youth Choir @ Sanctuary
Dec 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Youth Choir @ Sanctuary
Children’s Hand Bells               Ongoing Sundays at 11:30 AM Several children showed interest in playing hand bells this year!  If your children would like to join in too, practice will be each Sunday after Worship Service[...]
Korean Worship 2:00 pm
Korean Worship @ Chapel
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
ENA Healthcare 12:00 pm
ENA Healthcare @ Basement Classroom
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
ENA Healthcare.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 361-2649 to more information and registration. Class is held Monday and Wednesday.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Trustees 6:30 pm
Trustees @ Parlor
Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
New Horizons Food Prep 9:00 am
New Horizons Food Prep @ New Horizons Soup Kitchen
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Staff Meeting 10:00 am
Staff Meeting
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Knitting & Crocheting 2:30 pm
Knitting & Crocheting @ Parlor
Dec 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Knitting & Crocheting @ Parlor
Join JoAnn Ward in the Parlor at 2:30pm on Tuesdays for an hour of knitting and crocheting.  Bring your own project, come to learn how to knit, or work on First Church’s project to supply[...]
ENA Citizenship PM 6:00 pm
ENA Citizenship PM @ Room #203
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ENA Citizenship.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 603-361-2649 for information and registration. Citizenship classes are on Friday mornings, or on Tuesday evenings.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Girl Scouts Brownies 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Brownies @ Rec Room
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Cadettes 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Cadettes @ Rec Room
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Daisies 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Daisies @ Rec Room
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Girl Scouts Juniors 6:00 pm
Girl Scouts Juniors @ Rec Room
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
FOOS prepare Window 9:00 am
FOOS prepare Window @ Parlor
Dec 19 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
 
ENA Healthcare 12:00 pm
ENA Healthcare @ Basement Classroom
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
ENA Healthcare.  Text Barbara Dellarusso at 361-2649 to more information and registration. Class is held Monday and Wednesday.
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sabbath Bells 6:30 pm
Sabbath Bells @ Sanctuary
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Chancel Choir 7:30 pm
Chancel Choir @ Rec Room
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
 
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018 9:00 am
ENA Fall Day Classes 2018
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you are interested in attending English classes, please text “603-361-2649” for an appointment to register.
New Horizons Serve 4:00 pm
New Horizons Serve @ New Horizons Soup Kitchen
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
ENA Fall Evening Classes 6:00 pm
ENA Fall Evening Classes @ Rec Room
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
AA 8:00 pm
AA @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Time of Greeting 9:50 am
Time of Greeting
Dec 23 @ 9:50 am – 10:00 am
Please join us before the worship service begins to connect with old friends and new visitors during our Time of Greeting.
Sunday Worship 10:00 am
Sunday Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Church School 10:15 am
Church School
Dec 23 @ 10:15 am – 11:00 am
All children are welcome to attend Church School.  Registration forms are available on the table outside the Church School office in the Rec Room. Following “Time with God’s Children”, the teachers will escort the children[...]
Korean Worship 2:00 pm
Korean Worship @ Chapel
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
 
Christmas Eve Services
Christmas Eve Family Service 4:30 pm
Christmas Eve Family Service @ Sanctuary
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
The second of three services on Christmas Eve, beginning at 4:30pm.  This service is geared towards families celebrating the joyous birth of our savior, Jesus Christ.  All are welcome!
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 8:00 pm
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service @ Sanctuary
Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The third of three services on Christmas Eve, beginning at 8pm.  This service is a candlelight service honoring the joyous birth of our savior, Jesus Christ.  All are welcome!
AA 8:00 pm
AA @ Dining Room - #B3
Dec 28 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
 
Time of Greeting 9:50 am
Time of Greeting
Dec 30 @ 9:50 am – 10:00 am
Please join us before the worship service begins to connect with old friends and new visitors during our Time of Greeting.
Sunday Worship 10:00 am
Sunday Worship @ Sanctuary
Dec 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
 
Korean Worship 2:00 pm
Korean Worship @ Chapel
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm