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

101 State Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720
231-547-9122


Bible Study

Bible Study June 2, 2020 – The Mountains Are Calling

The Mountains Are Calling June 07, 2020 Written by Kathryn Matthews Sunday, June 7, 2020 Trinity Sunday First Sunday after Pentecost Year A Focus Theme: The Mountains Are Calling Focus Prayer: God, whose fingers sculpt sun and moon and curl the baby’s ear; Spirit, brooding over chaos before the naming of day; Savior, sending us to earth’s ends with water and… Read More »


Bible Study May 26, 2020 – Spiritual Understanding

Spiritual Understanding Written by Kathryn Matthews Sunday, May 31, 2020 Pentecost Sunday Year A Focus Theme: Spiritual Understanding Focus Prayer: Perplexing, Pentecostal God, you infuse us with your Spirit, urging us to vision and dream. May the gift of your presence find voice in our lives, that our babbling may be transformed into discernment and the flickering of many tongues… Read More »


Bible Study May 19, 2020- In It Together

In It Together Written by Kathryn Matthews Sunday, May 24, 2020 Seventh Sunday of Easter Year A Focus Theme: In It Together Focus Prayer: O God of glory, your son Jesus Christ suffered for us and ascended to your right hand. Unite us with Christ and each other, in suffering and in joy, that all your children may be drawn… Read More »


Bible Study May 12, 2020 – To See Is To Love

To See Is to Love Written by Kathryn Matthews Sunday, May 17, 2020 Sixth Sunday of Easter Year A Focus Theme: To See Is to Love Focus Prayer: Living and gracious God, through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ you have brought us out to a spacious place where we are called to live as those redeemed. Empower us… Read More »


Bible Study May 5, 2020- Living Stories

Living Stories Written by Kathryn Matthews Sunday, May 10, 2020 Fifth Sunday of Easter Year A Focus Theme: Living Stories     Focus Prayer: Risen Christ, you prepare a place for us, in the home of the Mother-and-Father of us all. Draw us more deeply into yourself, through scripture read, water splashed, bread broken, wine poured, so that when our… Read More »


Bible Study April 28, 2020 – Living in Abundance

Living in Abundance May 03, 2020 Focus Theme: Living in Abundance Focus Prayer: Shepherd of all, by laying down your life for your flock you reveal your love for all. Lead us from the place of death to the place of abundant life, that guided by your care for us, we may rightly offer our lives in love for you… Read More »


Bible Study April 21, 2020 – Breaking Bread

Click Here For Information on Zoom If you need more information about Zoom, or need the password to join the meeting, please contact Pastor Greg or the church office. office@chxucc.org  Breaking Bread April 26, 2020 Written by Kathryn Matthews Focus Theme: Breaking Bread Focus Prayer: Elusive God, companion on the way, you walk behind, beside, beyond; you catch us unawares. Break through… Read More »


Bible Study April 14, 2020 – Trust and Rejoice

Trust and Rejoice Tuesday, April 14, 2020  10:00 a.m. -Via Zoom- Check your email for an Invitation and Password needed to join. If you would like to join and did not received an invite, please contact Pastor Greg or the Church office.  Written by Kathryn Matthews Focus Theme: Trust and Rejoice Focus Prayer: Blessed are you, O God of our… Read More »


Bible Study April 07, 2020 – In the Garden

Click Here For Information On Zoom If you need more information about Zoom, or need the password to join the meeting, please contact Pastor Greg or the church office. office@chxucc.org In the Garden Written by Kathryn Matthews Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Year A Focus Theme: In the Garden Focus Prayer: Resurrecting God, you conquered death and opened the gates… Read More »


Bible Study~March 31, 2020

Conversations Before the Cross    March 31, 2020 at 10:00A.M.  If you need instructions on how to use Zoom, please see related articles on the websites blog or follow these links..    Zoom Basics PDF Zoom-How-To-install   Written by Kathryn Matthews Sunday, April 5, 2020 Sixth Sunday in Lent Year A Palm/Passion Sunday Focus Theme: Conversations Before the Cross Focus Prayer:… Read More »