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

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


Recent News

Weekly Newsletter- October 29, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – October 29, 2020 Message from your Pastor… As we begin November, I will be kicking off a new sermon series based on the book of James. James was the brother of Jesus – YES, Jesus had a brother! – and his little book, tucked toward the very back of the New Testament, is profoundly important…. Read More »


Bible Study October 27, 2020- What Should I Do?

What Should I Do?   Join us for Bible Study every Tuesday at 10:00 am. We will be meeting both in-person and via Zoom.    Written by Kathryn Matthews What Should I Do? Focus Prayer: Your steadfast love endures from age to age, O living God, for in Christ you tenderly care for your people. Instruct us in your way… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter – October 22, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – October 22, 2020 Notice: Congregational Meeting  October 25th at 11:30 a.m. *You can attend the meeting either in-person or virtually by clicking the link provided below.  Join the All Church Meeting from home by Clicking Here  2021 Proposed Slate of Officers PDF Click Here to VOTE! Please be aware that there have been some instances… Read More »


Bible Study October 20, 2020- A Prophetic Vision’s Power

A Prophetic Vision’s Power Join us for Bible Study every Tuesday at 10:00am. We will be meeting both in-person in the Fellowship Hall and online via Zoom. If you would like to join and did not receive a Zoom invite in your email please contact the church office at office@chxucc.org. Masks and social distancing is required for in-person gatherings.   … Read More »


Three Ways To Stay Informed

Three ways to stay informed! The website- www.chxucc.org Access the internet via your web browser (such as Google, Firefox, or Explorer), enter the web address above and it will take you directly to the church’s website. The tabs at the top of the website (or it may say “toggle” on your cellphone) have drop-down menus when you click on them.       … Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- October 15, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – October 15, 2020 Notice: Congregational Meeting. October 25th at 11:30 a.m.  A message from your Pastor… Last Sunday was my birthday, and on my birthdays I like to count my blessings. As I led you in worship, I was filled with gratitude for this amazing church family. Singing Simon and Garfunkel with Hugh Hansen’s wonderful… Read More »


Bible Study October 13, 2020 – Known by Goodness and Mercy

Known by Goodness and Mercy *Bible Study will be held in-person on Tuesday, October 13th at 10:00 am inside Ransom Hall. Masks and social distancing is required. There will not be a Zoom Bible Study this week, we apologize for the inconvenience.  Focus Theme: Known by Goodness and Mercy Focus Prayer: You know each one of us by name, O… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- October 8, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – October 8, 2020 From your Pastor… This Sunday, I will deliver part 2 of my series on my vision for our church moving forward. The sermon title is “Dozens of Doorways,” which you will make sense of once you hear the message. My hope is that these 4 Sundays in October will present a clear,… Read More »


Bible Study October 6, 2020 – Living as a Liberation Community

Living as a Liberation Community Written by Kathryn Matthews Focus Theme: Living as a Liberation Community Focus Prayer: God of Aaron, Miriam, and Moses, you stayed the hand of your wrath when we fell into idolatry and discord; and when we forgot our deliverance, your love for us remained unchanging. Transform us and our world into a place of justice,… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- September 30, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – September 30, 2020 From Your Pastor…                 This Sunday we wrap up our “Let’s Celebrate!” pledge drive for the 2021 budget year. Please be sure to bring your completed yellow pledge card to worship this Sunday, as we will be dedicating all our pledges during the offering. Your participation matters and will make a difference…. Read More »