First Congregational Church
(United Church of Christ)
Greg Briggs,
Interim Pastor

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


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Digital Worship Bulletin- April 19, 2020

First Congregational Church UCC of Anoka, MN  Online Worship ~ 04/19/2020


Weekly Newsletter – April 13, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – Weekly Newsletter April 13, 2020 Welcome to our first ever weekly newsletter! With the changes in our life because of the COVID 19 virus, we need to develop new ways to communicate to replace what used to happen naturally when we gathered together. So, we are giving a weekly newsletter by email a try! We… 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 »


Easter Sunday – Digital Worship Bulletin – April 12, 2020

Sunday April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday Welcome to First Congregational, United Church of Christ in Charlevoix’s online worship experience. Though we are separated physically for one another’s physical health, we still join together to worship God, be inspired, and care for our mental, emotional, and spiritual health. You are invited to find a comfortable place in your house and set… Read More »


Good Friday Worship Events – 9 am and self directed

Good Friday  9:00 am EST – a special Facebook live stream of Bach’s St. John Passion  “On Good Friday, 10 April, a fascinating chamber music version of Johann Sebastian Bach’s famous St. John Passion will be performed at his tomb, and the global Bach community is invited to sing along.” Follow this link for more information: https://www.carus-verlag.com/en/focus/oxid-oxid-3/st-john-passion/ Self Directed  – Seven Last Words… Read More »


Maundy Thursday Worship – live via zoom 6:30 pm EST

Maundy Thursday – Service of the Word, Holy Communion, & Tenebrae An interactive service designed for virtual worship using Zoom – contact pastor@chxucc.org if you need the zoom link.   Service of the Word   Greeting Beloved Ones, this is the beginning of our journey, walking with Jesus to the cross.  We will remember with the bread and the cup his… Read More »


Holy Week Worship Events

Maundy Thursday  6:30 pm. – Communion and Tenebrae – live via zoom Please bring bread, wine or other communion beverage, and a lit candle.   We will need of 8 readers, each one from a separate video camera for the service. Please email pastor@chxucc.org or call his cell 616-283-2971 if you are willing to be a reader. Zoom login meeting… 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 »


Palm Sunday – Digital Worship Bulletin – April 5, 2020

Sunday April 5, 2020 Palm Sunday Communion Sunday Welcome to First Congregational, United Church of Christ in Charlevoix’s online worship experience. Though we are separated physically for one another’s physical health, we still join together to worship God, be inspired, and care for our mental, emotional, and spiritual health. You are invited to find a comfortable place in your house… Read More »


How do I use this Zoom thing?

Welcome to our first “Tips and Tricks” post. These posts will address specific questions that we get frequently. It probably comes as no surprise that our first post will be about the main way the church is having group meetings online. Zoom Video conferencing! Why zoom? Zoom allows people to join meetings in different ways – video conferencing from computer,… Read More »