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

101 State Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720


Fearlessness of Love

Sermon ~ Sunday, April 29, 2018 ~ Pastor Neil Wilson Fearlessness of Love 1 John 4:7-21 I took the commentary off the bookshelf and opened it to the page where todays Epistle reading is discussed and you might imagine my surprise when the first thing I read was: “Caution: Handle with Care!”  I thought, “Really?  Isn’t this about love? How… Read More »

The Incident at the Beautiful Gate

Sermon ~ Sunday, April 22, 2018 ~ Pastor Neil Wilson The Incident at the Beautiful Gate Acts 3:1-19   It was in October of 1958, some segregationists slipped into the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation Temple in Atlanta, Georgia carrying with them a considerable amount of dynamite.  Shortly after 3:30 in the morning an explosion ripped through the oldest Jewish synagogue in… Read More »

Do Not Doubt But Believe

~ Guest Sermon ~ April 8, 2018 ~ The Reverend Barbara Hoig Scriptures: Psalm 133                   Acts 4:32-35                   John 20:19-35 KEY TEXT: John 20:27a: “Put your finger here and see my hands.  Reach out your hand and           put it in my side.  Do not doubt but believe.” Sermon Title:  “Do Not Doubt But Believe” Prayer:  O Lord,… Read More »