FCC Bulletins

See the order of worship for the Sunday Service, including the Scripture Reading. The current week’s Bulletin is posted by Thursday.

October 25, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of October 19, 2020

October 18, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of October 12, 2020

October 11, 2020 Web Bulletin

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of October 5, 2020

October 4, 2020 Web Bulletin followed by Communion Message and Hymn Lyrics

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of September 28, 2020

September 27, 2020 Web Bulletin followed by Hymn Lyrics

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of September 21, 2020

September 20, 2020 Web Bulletin followed by Hymn Lyrics

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of September 14, 2020 

September 13, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of September 8, 2020 (Tuesday-Thursday)

September 6, 2020 Web Bulletin

September 6, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 31st

August 30, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 30, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 24th

August 23, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 23, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 17th

August 16, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 16, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 10th

August 9, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 9, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of August 3rd

August 2, 2020 Web Bulletin

August 2, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of July 27th

July 26, 2020 Web Bulletin

July 26, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for week of July 20th

July 19, 2020 Web Bulletin

July 19, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of July 13th

July 12, 2020 Web Bulletin

July 12, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of July 6th

July 5, 2020 Web Bulletin with Rev. Stephen Cushing

July 5, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 29th

June 28, 2020 Web Bulletin

June 28, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 22nd

June 21, 2020 Web Bulletin

June 21, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 15th

June 14, 2020 Web Bulletin

June 14, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 8th

June 7, 2020  Web Bulletin

June 7, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of June 1st

May 31, 2020 Web Bulletin

May 31, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of May 26th

May 24, 2020 Web Memorial Day Bulletin

May 24, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of May 18th

May 17, 2020 Web Bulletin

May 17, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

9:10 Morning Watch for the week of May 11th

May 10, 2020 Webcast Mothers Day Bulletin

May 10, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

Weekday Watch for the week of May 4th

May 3, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

May 3, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

Weekday Watch for the week of April 27th

April 26, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

April 26, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

Weekday Watch for the week of April 20th

April 19, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

April 19, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

Easter Sunday Webcast Bulletin

Easter Remembrance 2020

Weekly Watch for the week of April 13th

April 12, 2020 Hymn Sing Text

April 9, 2020 Maundy Thursday Webcast Bulletin

April 5, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

April 5th Hymn Sing Text

March 29, 2020 Webcast Bulletin

March 29th Hymn Sing Text for Facebook.com Hymn & Sing

March 29, 2020 Music for Facebook Hymn & Sing

March 15, 2020 Bulletin

March 8, 2020 Sunday Bulletin

March 1, 2020 Bulletin

February 23, 2020 Bulletin

February 16, 2020 Bulletin

February 9, 2020 Bulletin

February 2, 2020 Bulletin

January 26, 2020 Bulletin

January 19, 2020 Bulletin

January 12, 2020 Bulletin

January 5, 2020 Bulletin

December 29, 2019 Bulletin

December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 8pm

December 24, 2019 Christmas Eve Family Service at 4:30pm

December 22, 2019 Bulletin

December 15, 2019 Bulletin

December 8, 2019 Bulletin

December 1, 2019 Bulletin

November 24, 2019 Thanksgiving Sunday

November 17, 2019 Bulletin

November 10, 2019 Bulletin

November 3, 2019 Bulletin

October 27, 2019 Bulletin

October 20, 2019 Bulletin

October 13, 2019 Bulletin

October 6, 2019 Bulletin

September 29, 2019 Bulletin

September 22, 2019 Bulletin

September 15, 2019 Bulletin

September 8, 2019 Bulletin

September 1, 2019 Bulletin

August 25, 2019 Bulletin

August 18, 2019 Bulletin

August 11, 2019 Bulletin

August 4, 2019 Bulletin

July 28, 2019 Bulletin

July 21, 2019 Bulletin

July 14, 2019 Bulletin

July 7, 2019 Bulletin

First Church Choirs

Our choirs enrich your worship experience, which includes children’s story, music, sermon, and prayer. 

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Communion

Communion is celebrated during worship on “Threshold Sundays” – the first Sunday of Advent, the first Sunday of the New Year, the first Sunday... Learn more...

Bible Study

Rev. Kevin offers a variety of multi-week book and Bible study classes at different times during the church year. Past classes have included... Learn more...

“It is my time at First Church that helps me "recharge" my spirit with faith and hope for the coming week!”

Sue Hannigen

“A path which leads me forward in a journey of grace and love with my family, friends, and community."

Bruce Attridge

“Cherished elements of core traditions live on at First Church…” 

Grant Dugan

“I hope others will find such joy when they come here.”

Eleanor Flint Campbell

“We treasure our many friends and colleagues in this wonderful congregation.”

Susan and Bruce Felmly

“I love First Church because of my involvement with Women's Connection.”

Pamela LeBlanc

 

“I get an overall feeling of being uplifted.”

Joan Currier

 

VISITORS TO THE FCC OFFICES

Until further notice, visitors should call ahead to ensure the health and safety of our staff, members, and friends.  The Food Closet is available Monday-Friday 9-12noon by prearrangement.  Should you need anything relating to the office, please email Linda Bonetti or Barbara Papagian.  Our prayers are with you.

 Upcoming Events

Pamela Kidd Pleas

It is with a heavy heart that we share the sad news of the passing of Pam Pleas.

We pray for support and comfort for Rev. Kevin and the family.  We know that Pam is in the comfort of God.

As arrangements unfold, they will be posted here.

Blessings.

9:10 Morning Watch

Please be advised that the 9:10 Morning Watch will be suspended temporarily.  Please watch for updates on resuming.  Thank you.

Sunday Worship
Worship On Sunday

[CLICK HERE] to join Barbara Papagian, our Commissioned Minister of Pastoral Care, on Facebook/FCCManchester on Sunday at 10am for weekly Worship.

  To connect to the Web Bulletin, which includes music lyrics, please [CLICK HERE].​

       [CLICK HERE] to send a Prayer Request to Barbara Papagian by 8:30am Friday.

You do not need a Facebook account to view the services live or watch the videos on your own time.

Barbara Papagian will be sending out periodic inspirational messages via The FCC Friday Link.  To sign up, send your email to Barbara by [CLICKING HERE].   We pray that everyone stays safe, obeys the rules, and keeps in phone or email contact with all those in need of kindness and an encouraging word.

2020 Holly Berry Fair

Plan for November 2021!

Pam LeBlanc and Peggy Neveu are still coordinating our Holly Berry Fair - we can't have a traditional fair, but please continue to create and plan for a spectacular event in 2021!

Anyone interested in making items for the Fair during this hiatus should contact Pam or Peggy.  Send them a photo of what you would like to donate or how you would like to help!

Women's Connection
Stayed tuned for Women's Connection!
The pop up Zoom socials are around the corner...stay tuned!

 Highlights

Stewardship Campaign 2021

The 2021 Stewardship Campaign kicked off on September 27th with the four October Sundays featuring recipients and members during the Stewardship Moment about their hands-on experiences delivering and receiving God’s work; and how everyone’s  financial support, even if small, enables us to help those around us.

We mailed out your pledge forms so check your mailbox!  If you did not receive one, please call Linda in the office.

This has been a tough year for everyone, but we hope to have your continued generous support of FCC as we strive to keep you connected and faithful.

If you have any questions, please call Linda or Dan McKenney.

Barbara Papagian Ecclesiastical Council

Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 3pm via Zoom

The Hillsborough Association of the NHCUCC invites you to the Ecclesiastical Council of Barbara Papagian, our Commissioned Minister of Pastoral Care.  For more information, [CLICK HERE].

Friday Nights at FCC at 6pm

Looking to end the week on a high note?  On Fridays at 6pm Adam Peithmann will post a 20-30 minute mini recital from  FCC on Vimeo.  Tune in to hear your favorite hymns arranged in a variety of styles plus classical standards.  We hope to see you there!

 Please [CLICK HERE] to access Vimeo.  Events remain on Vimeo for your inspiration.

Friday Book/Bible Study
Zoom Book/Bible Study at 10:00am Fridays

This series will be led by John Rowe on “Candide” by Voltaire.  That series will be held at 10am on Fridays.  The last Zoom meeting will be Friday, October 23rd.  To join the next Zoom series after the holidays, please contact Barbara at BPapagian@FCCManchesterNH.org.

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Coming Back Soon
Service of Prayer and Healing

Inspired by the Celtic Tradition, the roughly half-hour service will include music, readings, prayers and an opportunity to receive a “Laying on of Hands” blessing. Service will be held in the Chapel following the 10:00am worship service and fellowship, on the 2nd Sunday each month, once we are reunited.

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Men's Breakfast

Join Rev. Kevin and Peter Perich as the men of FCC make breakfast on the third Saturday of each month, and then enjoy a prayer discussion.  We will post when the next date is!.

                               Dress A Girl

Watch for updates.  Everyone is welcome to sew on their own or join us as we make some dresses for girls at risk around the world. Contact Linda Bonetti for patterns or kits.

Thanks to everyone who continues to support and sew for Dress A Girl!  

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To make masks for healthcare workers, here is a YouTube video I found very useful.  Call the facility first before dropping them off, please. Pattern for medical masks

Latest News

Videos on Vimeo

   

[CLICK HERE] to enjoy our current videos on Vimeo.  Recently Adam has been recording some select pieces for your enjoyment.  Also check out "I Believe", Jeffrey Frye's original "We are Unbroken (After All)"; "Weave" sung by our choir during the Dress A Girl Around the World Blessing and Stewardship Sunday service; and other unique and enjoyable FCC musical moments!!

Quick Links to Content

From the Pastor's Desk

Link to Pastor Kevin Pleas' In the Spirit columns by [clicking here].

Sunday Bulletin

See the order of worship at First Church for the Sunday Service, including the Scripture Reading. Learn more...

The Sunday News & FCC Friday Link

What’s happening this week in the life of First Church? Learn more...

Church Window

What’s happening this month at First Church? Learn more...

What's happening with committees!

Read the 2019 Written Committee Reports by clicking here!

The 2019 Financial & Statistical Reports. Members wishing to receive a digital copy, can request one by email to Linda Bonetti at LBonetti@FCCManchesterNH.org.

Cookbook

Women's Connection Cookbook

only $12.50 each

!See a member of Women's Connection or call the office for your copy of our favorite recipes