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

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


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Bible Study September 29, 2020- Words for Living

Words for Living Join us every Tuesday at 10:00 am for Bible Study. We will be meeting both in person and via Zoom.  Written by Kathryn Matthews Focus Theme: Words for Living Focus Prayer: God, our beloved, you set before us the goal of new life in Christ. May we live in the power of his resurrection and bring forth… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- September 24, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – September 24, 2020 Message from Toby… September has flown by and I want to thank everyone who has been working on and participating in our 2021 Pledge Campaign. Our theme, as you know, is “Let’s Celebrate!” and we have been doing that each and every week. At last count, we had 26 pledges for a… Read More »


“A little means A Lot!” September 20, 2020

A little means A Lot!  Have you ever wondered if little, old you can make a difference in a world with so many huge problems? Then this is the service for you! Hear some stories and songs that will inspire and direct you as you seek to have a positive impact on your world   Sermon Transcript: LittleMeansLot.Serm9.20.20 PDF Online… Read More »


Bible Study September 22, 2020 – Everyone’s a Critic

Everyone’s a Critic Please join us for Bible Study each Tuesday at 10:00 am. We will meet both in person (masks and social distancing required) and via Zoom.  Written by Kathryn Matthews Focus Theme: Everyone’s a Critic Focus Prayer: Welcoming God, you receive and bless all who come to you in humility. Show us our false pride, that we may… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- September 17, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – Weekly Newsletter September 17, 2020 Welcome to our weekly newsletter! Message from Toby…             I am so excited about worship this Sunday – 9/20! As we continue our series on God’s Gifts, we will have lots to celebrate! Ruth Chapman will share her story of using the gifts God has her for the benefit of… Read More »


“Consider The Source” September 13, 2020

Consider The Source  In today’s service, we consider the Source…the Source of our gifts. As we continue our exploration of human giftedness, Toby encourages us to uncover and unleash gifts we didn’t even know we had! Through his personal stories and some great music, you’ll be inspired to open up some presents that have been tucked away in a closet… Read More »


Bible Study September 15, 2020- Tensions in the Wilderness

Tensions in the Wilderness Written by Kathryn Matthews Focus Theme: Tensions in the Wilderness Focus Prayer: O God, from your providing hand even the dissatisfied and grumbling receive what they need for their lives. Teach us your way of justice and lead us to practice your generosity, so that we may live a life worthy of the gospel made known… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- September 10, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – Weekly Newsletter September 10, 2020 Welcome to our weekly newsletter! Sunday, September 13, 2020, at 10:00 am – Weather Permitting Worship will be recorded for future viewing but will not be live-streamed. Social distancing is required and there will be markers in the lawn for individual groups. Please bring your lawn chairs and umbrellas. Don’t… Read More »


“We Are Gifted” September 6, 2020

“We Are Gifted” offered by Toby Jones  Have you ever thought of yourself as “gifted?” Chances are you’ve always thought that lofty adjective applies to others but not you. Time to think again! In this worship service, Toby Jones takes us through the biblical concept of gifts in a way that will inspire and move you. There’s some terrific music… Read More »


Bible Study September 8, 2020- Road to Freedom

Road to Freedom Written by Kathryn Matthews Focus Theme: Road to Freedom Focus Prayer: God of freedom, you brought your people out of slavery with a mighty hand. Deliver us from our captivity to pride and indifference to the needs and gifts of others, that we may be ready to love as you have loved us, and to give even… Read More »