When the Weather Channel camps out in your town, some outdoor activities will be postponed. Be ready Saturday May 11th though. We’ll plant 450 trees at River Bend Nature Center from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. If you want to car pool, meet at the church at 9:15. Otherwise come on out to the [...]
The Fighting Apostles are assembling an all-star lineup for the annual French Toast Breakfast immediately following worship on Sunday.
Fans will have an opportunity to meet the players, admire their culinary skills and sit down to a nourishing, league-leading breakfast of champions. We’ll be serving French toast, made with Brick Oven’s famous Children’s [...]
Click here for photos from our New Member Sunday on April 14th.
In lieu of a sermon during Sunday worship, the children of First UCC Northfield performed Elijah! God’s Faithful Prophet (a musical by Mark Patterson) for the congregation. Thanks for the time and talent provided by all of the children in the cast, the sound and visual crew, and directors Janet Lewis Muth and Kaara Maki-Waller.
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On April 1 the UCC launched Mission4/1Earth.
1 million hours of Earth care, planting 100,000 trees and writing 100,000 letters of environmental advocacy. AtFirst UCC, we will be doing our part. We will plant 450 trees at the River Bend Nature Center May 4, and we wrote letters after worship April 21.
The congregation is also invited to read and [...]
Kids of all ages are invited to join in the fun at the First UCC Easter Egg Hunt! The search for treasures will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 30th. We’ll gather by the east steps, and then children will be directed to areas that have been divided by age groups. All are invited [...]
Elijah! the musical is coming to First UCC. Led by the Middle School Youth Group it will be performed in worship on Sunday, April 7th.
First UCC of Northfield is pleased to announce that the Rev. Abigail Henderson will be joining its ministerial staff as Associate Minister. Abby will begin her ministry at First UCC on June 4. Congratulations and Welcome Abby!
The word “meditation” conjures many stereotypical ideas – someone twisted like a pretzel, sitting motionless under a tree for hours; a group of people chanting “OHHHHHHHMMMM”; Buddhist monks, walking in circles with candles.
Meditation, simply put, is making a choice to focus your mind on something. Meditation provides a sense of calm, peace, [...]
Lent begins February 13. You are invited to read the book Altar in the World by Barbara Brown Taylor, and sign up for a discussion group that will meet four times during the six weeks of Lent. If you would like to sign up for a group, click this link, and let us know [...]
Prudence Johnson and Dan Chouinard will be back in concert at First UCC Saturday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m., preparing us for Valentine’s Day with a performance they’re calling “Hopeful Romantics”
These celebrated Twin Cities musicians will stoke the romantic fires with a tour through the Great American Songbook, sharing the music of Gershwin, Carmichael [...]
Click here for photos from Consecration Sunday
Please come to the Harvest Meal next Sunday, November 18 immediately following the worship service. The Parish Life & Fellowship Committee is inviting everyone to join us for a lunch of ham, potatoes, vegetable casserole, bread and a variety of homemade apple or pumpkin desserts. There will be a suggested donation of $4 per [...]
The 3rd Annual Inter-generational retreat to Pilgrim Point will be held July 19 – 21, 2013. Watch for more information to come out next year!
All are invited to attend a service of installation for Rev. Todd Smith Lippert on Sunday, October 7 at 4:00 pm, led by Minnesota Conference Minister Rev. Dr. Karen Smith Sellers. A meal, hosted by Special Functions and Parish, Life and Fellowship committee members, will follow the [...]