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

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


Sermons

Sermon & Weekly Bulletin- December 15, 2019

12-15-19 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” Titles: Delight (joy) Can’t Wait “Retuning, and switching from receiver to transmitter “ Finding and Sharing Delight Two stories about finding delight in the arrival of Jesus Two stories that point to… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ December 08, 2019

12-08-19 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” Title Repentance (Peace) Can’t Wait Start with the ending Song was written after he reconnected with a long ago ex-girlfriend, and they were able to be honest about why their relationship didn’t… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ December 1, 2019

12-01-19 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” Endings or New Beginnings Like the glass half full \ half empty conversation – What Can’t Wait – God’s Promised Day (hope) can’t wait Reminder – Doomsday Pollyanna Coming of the Messiah… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ November 24, 2019

11-24-2019 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” Title Un kingly king Shift to reign – Thanksgiving is only a part of the reign of Christ Un kingly king Not power of Authority Power of Empathy Power of Forgiveness Readings… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ November 17, 201

11-17-2019 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” Title – Doomsday Pollyanna Real Good Church by Molly Phinney Baskette A balance between urgency and confidence Knowing the stakes, and knowing the we can do what’s necessary – for the life… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ November 10, 2019

Celtic Music Sunday:  11-10-2019 Bulletin PDF Guest Preacher, Sarah Hescheles: 


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin October 20, 2019

10-20-2019 Bulletin PDF Part One:  Part Two: 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” How Are The Children? Today’s sermon has a question, a goal, and a place for feedback How Are the Children? Theme of Mi. Conference annual meeting – Focus… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ September 29, 2019

09-29-2019 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” What do you need to be content? What do you need to be persuadable? These are questions you have to answer for yourselves, just as I try and answer them for myself… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin ~ September 22, 2019

09-22-19 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” “Building Good Credit” First glance and deeper exploration Context and perspective Both of today’s scriptures can be difficult to comprehend, or seem to lead us in one direction, when actually leading us… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin ~September 15, 2019

09-15-19 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” The future of the church isn’t in the church? Paul True humility Walking into the empty sanctuary of his synagogue, a rabbi was suddenly possessed by a wave of mystical rapture, and… Read More »