First Congregational Church
(United Church of Christ)
Rev. Toby Jones, Pastor

101 State Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720


Two Evenings

Sermon ~ April 23, 2017 ~ Pastor Neil Wilson Two Evenings John 20:19-31 It was perhaps the worst of times not the best of times for the disciples. John in his gospel gives us not the tale of two cities but of two evenings. In each of them there is an appearance of the risen Jesus. They are separate, yet… Read More »


Sermon ~ Sunday, April 16th, 2017 ~ Pastor Neil Wilson EASTER SUNDAY Do Not Be Afraid! Matthew 28:1-10 Have you ever been afraid? Really afraid. Not the adolescent in the carnival funhouse or Halloween haunted house frightened or spooked. Not even the staying up late, all by yourself in a room with only one dim light on, watching the Exorcist… Read More »

Procession to Passion and Beyond: Are You In?

Sermon ~ Sunday, April 9th, 2017 ~ Pastor Neil Wilson Procession to Passion and Beyond: Are You In? Matthew 21:1-11   Philippians 2: 5-11   Palm Sunday shares the worship stage and calendar with Passion Sunday, which in my personal opinion is a shame.  My sense is that we (the Church) has done this because if we had not the vast… Read More »


Sermon ~ Sunday, April 2nd, 2017 ~  Pastor Neil Wilson Osteology Ezekiel 37:1-14 Osteology . . .not really word that you might come across this week. And, no, it is not a subject that one studies in theological seminary. Those are topics like soteriology (salvation), eschatology (death, judgment, end times), and Christology. But I imagine that you might be able… Read More »