We Are All Connected Video

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

  • Love first: a public art project

    “Don’t let yourself get overwhelmed.” “I am wearing a safety pin for you and me both.” “Help (not hurt) people.” “Your focus determines your reality” “Sometimes tortellini are huggy!” These are a few of the contributions that are beginning to appear in response to the bold and timely exhortation “Love first.” Each year at Christmastime, [...]

  • Our Call to Serve (in Leadership in our congregation and beyond)

    Have you ever wondered how it is that people are nominated for elected positions at Old First, or are members of Standing Leadership Groups, or on ministry teams?   The answer may seem mysterious.  Especially when you read the Constitution and By-Laws and there is no specific explanation other than that the Elders appoint a “Discernment [...]

  • Come to the Potluck, Sun. Jan. 29, after Worship

    Let’s eat together – Potluck after worship Jan 29th To kick-off our annual meeting on Sunday, Jan 29, we will share a share meal together. Plan on bringing a dish to add to the table.  And if you can’t bring a dish to the meal that’s okay too. Please bring your dish (and serving utensils) that morning ready to [...]

  • Old First Reformed UCC Annual Report, 2016

    To see individual segments, click on the item you wish to view. It will come up in a new window. Some reports have not yet been received. Complete Annual Report for 2016 Agenda Minutes from Annual Meeting 2016, January 31, 2015 Pastor’s Report Elder’s Report Nominations for Elected and Appointed Leaders Financial Statements Financial Position [...]

  • Saturday Morning Breakfast and Clothing Cupboard Needs Our Help

    Dear Old First and Friends of Old First, As  we welcome 2017, my goal is that we continue to support Outreach and the many men and women who each and every day are benefited from your generosity. As always we’re always in need of volunteers Saturday mornings at our Saturday Breakfast and Clothing Cupboard program. [...]

  • 2016′s Photo Financial Finish

    All, Over the last 6 months, I have shared several updates with you about the status of our 2016 operating budget. What started as a $28K shortfall over the summer, shrank and shrank with each update. I am going to steal some thunder from the Annual Meeting and share the good news that the shortfall [...]