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Welcome to Old First

A congregation evolving intentionally to serve more people.

Striving to make a difference in people’s lives and in the world, we’re far from finished… or perfect.

Join us on the journey: we can help each other along.

Recent News & Announcements

  • Blessing of the Animals – Sun., 10.16, 11 AM

    Following the tradition of St. Francis, Old First will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 16 this year at 11 AM. We’ll hold church outside in the Courtyard, weather permitting, so your mastiff, chihuahua, maltese, siamese, hamster, ball python, cockatoo, tarantula or capybara will feel more comfortable.  The carriage horse has been [...]

  • The Cost of Racism — Mass Incarceration and beyond: Sacred Conversaton on Race, Sun., 09.25 after worship

    I don’t need to talk about the increased likelihood of a young Black man being shot by a police officer.  Those statistics are all over the news.  But there is more to know about the increased risks posed to the African American community by our nation’s system of administering criminal justice.  The impact of a [...]

  • Toiletry Collection Launched – Can You Help?

    Dear Friends of Old First, Next week, Outreach will be launching a campaign to collect toiletries for our Clothing Cupboard. There will be a colorful box noted “Toiletry Donations” placed on the upper landing of the sanctuary stairs and one placed in the church office. If it moves you, please feel free to collect toiletries [...]

  • Sunday Brunch, 09.25 after worship

    As reminder, Old First invites Young Adults and others to join us at National Mechanics (via 3rd St.) for brunch Sunday, September 25th after the 11am service. The summer brunch series (running every 4thSunday of month through September) is an opportunity for Young Adults and friends to stay connected and engage in meaningful conversations about their careers, lives, and social [...]

  • October Queer Opportunities

    Fall is upon, and it bring with it the various wonderful sights and colors of the changing landscape and of course FOOTBALL! But my favorite Fall treat has to be the Pumpkin Spice Lattes from Starbucks, wouldn’t you agree? Hahaha…jk, but you should get ready to participate in some pretty awesome Fall events, especially in [...]

  • Confirmation — the Passage to Adulthood in the church — begins on Sun., Sept. 18 at 9:45 am

    Michael and Maranda are co-teaching the Confirmation class this year. It’s when we start treating our children like adults, as they are preparing to join as adult members, with all the rights and responsibilities. This year we are looking at a big class of 7 or 8 confirmands. We are honored. (It’s not too late [...]