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

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


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Weekly Newsletter- April 15, 2021

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix April 15, 2021 Join us for either in-person or virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message from Toby…                  I am so excited to be diving into Jesus’s parables with all of you! We had a great session… Read More »


“Puzzling Over the Parables” – April 13, 2021, Parable of the Weeds

Parable of the Weeds- Matthew 13:24-30 *Please join us each Tuesday at 10 am (in-person or via Zoom) If you would like to join via Zoom and did not receive an invite in your email, please contact the church office at 231-547-9122 or office@chxucc.org.    Questions to Consider:      -What compelled the servants to want to pull the weeds?… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- April 8, 2021

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix April 8, 2021 Join us for either in-person or virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message from Toby…                 This coming Sunday, we’ll begin a new sermon series on the parables of Jesus. Each Sunday throughout April and May,… Read More »


Bible Study 04/06/2021- Peace Be With You

Peace Be With You *Bible Study is held each Tuesday at 10:00 am. In-person study will be located in the Fellowship Hall with masks and social distancing required. Zoom invites will be sent out via email. If you would like to join by Zoom and did not receive an invite please contact the church office at office@chxucc.org.  Focus Theme: Peace… Read More »


Bible Study- 03/30/2021 10am- In-person only

Easter Day: The Story We Complete *There will not be a Zoom bible study option for Tuesday, March 30th. Molly Tate will be hosting an in-person study in the Fellowship Hall at 10 am. Please remember to wear your mask and social distance.  Focus Theme: Easter Day: The Story We Complete Focus Prayer: Living God, long ago, faithful women proclaimed… Read More »


Bible Study 3/23: Covenant: Hosanna!

Covenant: Hosanna! Focus Theme: Covenant: Hosanna! Focus Prayer: Crucified and Risen One, by your passion, you sustain us when we fall knee-bent into the radical emptiness of bone-wasting sorrow and despair. Teach us to sustain the weary and awaken us to attend to those who suffer. Amen. Focus Reading: Mark 11:1–11 When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany,… Read More »


Lent Book Study- Week 6

           Week 6 – Faith After Doubt Study Guide – Wednesday, 3/24/21   It has been a long and intense journey through FAD, and I want to thank each and every one of you for taking it with me. While our final session will include discussing sections of the reading as we usually do, let’s be sure to spend at… Read More »


Sermon: “I will show you The Most Excellent Way” Stage 4- The Way of Love

      “I Will Show You The Most Excellent Way” – Stage 4: The Way of Love               (Based on Job 42:1-6, I Corinthians 13:1-13, Galatians 5:6b) A Message Offered by Toby Jones to the People of ChxUCC on March 14,2021             So far we have traveled with Brian McLaren through three of his four stages of faith. In stage one,… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- March 11, 2021

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix March 11, 2021 Join us for either in-person or virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message from Toby…             As most of you may remember, the Charlevoix Ministerial Association (CMA) has been struggling to find an administrator for our Emergency… Read More »


Bible Study- 03/09/2021 @ 10am- Choices, Choices

Choices, Choices *Bible Study is held every Tuesday at 10:00 am. Both in-person and Zoom options are available. The in-person study is held in the Fellowship Hall with both facemasks and social distancing required. Zoom invites are sent out via email. Please contact the office at 231-547-9122 if you would like to join via Zoom and did not receive an… Read More »