CLOSING ALERT -- CHURCH CLOSED TODAY (Tues., 3/13) — Due to the latest nor’easter, First Church is closed today. Stay safe!
• You are more than welcome to attend at any time, regardless of when a class started!
9:00 to 9:45 a.m. in the Morgan House Drawing RoomLed by Dr. Glenn SunshineStarted Sunday, Sept. 24
This class is continuing an in-depth study of the book of Ephesians. Ephesians gives one of the largest and most awe-inspiring visions of what the Gospel means in all of Scripture. During this fall’s class, we will be looking at this as well as how we are to live it out. All are welcome, whether or not the first part of the class was attended.
GRIEFSHAREWeekly video series and support group6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Morgan House Drawing RoomLed by Betty Metcalf, Jim Marquardt, Betty Sheehan and Shirley Neves13-week cycle started February 26
The updated GriefShare video seminar series features some of the nation’s foremost Christian experts on grief and recovery topics as seen from a biblical perspective.
Those who have taken this class share that being with others who also are grieving and understand the depth and weight of their loss is enormously helpful.
The only charge is $15.00, for the workbook. Scholarships are available. For more information, or to register, please call Caring Ministries at 860.529.1575 x210.
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Morgan House Drawing RoomLed by our First Church pastorsOngoing
The Forever Young Seniors’ Bible Study meets from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Morgan House Drawing Room. Our pastors alternate in leading this valuable class. Welcome!
EQUIPPING MEN TOLEAD A KINGDOM LIFE6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room M107Led by Pastor WayneTHIRD TUESDAY of each monthFebruary 20 through at least May 15
MEN, join us the third Tuesday of each month, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.. in Room M107 (lower level of the Marsh Building). After enjoying pizza and fellowship, we will be challenged by Tony Evans’s video series Kingdom Man: Every Man’s Destiny, Every Woman’s Dream, followed by small-group discussion, prayer and encouragement.
Topics are Wanted: Kingdom Men, Greatness Is Your Destiny, The Life of a Kingdom Man, and The Influence of a Kingdom Man. Men, I pray you will take the time to join other men of First Church as you grow to live a Kingdom life. Call Pastor Wayne at 860.529.1575 x203.
WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDYRedemption History through the Gospel of LukeA study for women of all ages10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Murphy Conference RoomLed by Nancy CarrollStarted September 12
No previous Bible experience is necessary, and all materials are provided. For more information, please call Nancy Carroll at 860.529.7492.
6:45 to 8:00 a.m.Ongoing
A Bible study for men is being offered in two locations: Tuesday mornings in the Fireside Room and Thursday mornings in Conference Room 1. The sessions run simultaneously every week, so if you need to miss one, you can attend the other instead. To inquire about a possible workbook fee and other details, please contact Marilyn Danielson at 860.529.1575 x213 or by email.
SEARCHING THE SOUL6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in M201 (Main level, Marsh Building)February 21 thru April 4All are welcome.Led by Pastor Wayne
Join Pastor Wayne on Wednesday evenings as he leads Searching the Soul, a study focused on Matthew 26-28, looking at the last hours of Jesus’ earthly life. This seven-session course addresess Communion, Jesus’ deserters, His submission to the Father, and His crucifixion.
Weekly video series and support group6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Morgan House Drawing RoomLed by Patti SicordA new 13-week cycle to start January 31
Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. It’s a confusing time, when you feel isolated and have lots of questions about issues you’ve never faced before. DivorceCare groups meet weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life. Each session has two distinct elements: A seminar with experts and a support group with focus. Contact Caring Ministries, 860.529.1575, ext 210. Click here for more details.
1:00 to 2:00 p.m.Led by Pastor WayneFebruary 22 through May 24
Our First study will be The Bible from Scratch: The New Testament, a guide by Donald L. Griggs. We will explore the New Testament in its entirety and then spend the next six lessons focusing on a specific portion of the New Testament. This is an excellent way to become familiar—or refamiliarize yourself—with the New Testament. For additional information, please contact Pastor Wayne at 860.529.1575 x203 or by email.
With discussion of Scripture7:30 to 9:00 a.m. in the Fireside RoomOngoing
All men are invited to gather in the Fireside Room from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. for prayer, discussion of Scripture, fellowship, and a hearty breakfast. For more information, please call Bud Reading at 860.794.2733.