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

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


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Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ December 29, 2019

12-29-19 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” It was to the older folk that Jesus came The first responses to the Birth of Jesus The deeper truths of Christmas – more than the birth and our parties It was… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ November 3, 2019

11-03-2019 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 – Trying to See the Saints: A Story of Repentance or Revelation? Unseen saint at Bethlehem Unexpected endowment of _______________ He was a school janitor, she worked in the office Quiet,… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ October 27, 2019

10-27-2019 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” All Your Heart, All Your Being, All Your Strength Ever been in an argument when you were both arguing for the same thing? Furiously agreeing \ got a hold of the wrong… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ October 13, 2019

Guest Pastor, Jacob Atem 10-13-2019 Bulletin PDF Part One:  Part two: 2 Timothy 2:8-15 Common English Bible (CEB) We continue our reading of the 2nd letter to Timothy from Paul. Hear how Paul describes how he is imprisoned for speaking the Good News. 8 Remember Jesus Christ, who was raised from the dead and descended from David. This is my good… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin ~ October 06, 2019

10-06-2019 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” Applying Faith in a time of anxiety Reflections from last Sunday’s questions What do you need to be content? What do you need to be persuadable? Memories (of a deceased loved one)… Read More »


Sermon & Weekly Bulletin~ August 25, 2019

08-25-2019 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 – Double Blessing of Sabbath Growing up in West Michigan – Apocryphal stories about Sundays Only McDonalds closed on Sundays in the state, sprinklers would be turned off, lawn mowers would… Read More »


Sermon~June 9, 2019

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 makes a miracle miraculous?” Power of language – Story of Goyo HS Spanish – Gregorio was my name Worked in an auto factory after college, asked what Greg was in Spanish ‘Goyo’ Seminary, interned… Read More »


Sermon – December 2, 2018

Sermon ~ December 2, 2018 ~ Pastor Greg Briggs 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” Sprouting Hope and Worshipping Fully Lots of links between time and plantlife Seasons as timekeepers   Signs of the times “On the earth, there will be… Read More »


November 18th, 2018 – Sermon

11/18/18   by Pastor Greg Briggs   (Audio version is at the bottom of this post) 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” Is this a time for Apocalypse or Thanksgiving? How much time do you set aside to give thanks on Thanksgiving? Hannah’s… Read More »