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

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


Sermons

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 »


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 »


Digital Worship Bulletin – March 29, 2020

Sunday March 29, 2020 Fifth Sunday In Lent 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 »


Digital Worship Bulletin- March 22, 2020

Online Bulletin- 03-22-2020- PDF Digital Sermon- Youtube


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin- March 08, 2020

03-08-20 Bulletin PDF PSALM 121 03-08-20 coronavirus Information Insert Prayer and Introduction “May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, our rock and redeemer. Amen” It only gets you so far Lent – too Catholic? Noticing the congregation is not as engaged as Advent, even with the differences in attendance Someone… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin- March 01, 2020

03-01-20 bulletin PDF Bulletin Insert – Lent – Psalm PDF


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin- February 23, 2020 – Transfiguration Sunday

02-23-20 Bulletin- PDF Prayer and Introduction “May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, our rock and redeemer. Amen” “Spirituality is not a bucket list: Seeking the divine up there and down here” Epiphany to Transfiguration Sunday Seeing what the magi came to see Fast forward in the story – Jesus… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin- February 16, 2020

02-16-20 Bulletin PDF Prayer and Introduction “May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, our rock and redeemer. Amen” “In addition to, not either/or. Jesus’ 3rd way” Almost “Why aren’t there more eye-patch Christians?” Baby Christians and “you’ve heard it said” Experiencing the complexities of epiphanies – Can be interpreted in… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin- February 9, 2020

02-09-20 Bulletin PDF Prayer and Introduction “May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, our rock and redeemer. Amen” Road Salt and Reflectors This was a week for reading the Bible in one hand and a newspaper in the other How do you hear today’s scriptures? Some hear a lot of… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin- February 02, 2020

02-02-20 Bulletin PDF Prayer and Introduction “May the words of my mouth, and the meditations of our hearts, be acceptable in your sight, our rock and redeemer. Amen” Getting out of the way of the Scriptures Need to hear them more than me. Will give a couple of points to think about, then re-read the scriptures – with space for… Read More »