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

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


Weekly Newsletter

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Weekly Newsletter- November 19, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – November 19, 2020   From Your Pastor…              Advent 2020 is shaping up to be one of the most bizarre Decembers ever. It is breaking my heart to think about a Christmas season when families can’t be together, when so many literally can’t come home for the holidays, and when our… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- November 12, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – November 12, 2020  Important Worship Update from Toby and Bill Trubilowicz …  If you have been listening to the local news lately, you know that the pandemic is spiking throughout Michigan.  This morning there was a Zoom call with the Northwest Michigan Public Health Department to discuss the latest data from Northern Michigan. The latest… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- November 05, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – November 05, 2020  Message from your Pastor…          This week at bible study, one of our participants shared an article with me on why younger generations – like Millennials – are giving up on and leaving the Church. The article cited 6 major reasons for this mass exodus among young people:   … Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Weekly Newsletter- September 24, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – September 24, 2020 Message from Toby… September has flown by and I want to thank everyone who has been working on and participating in our 2021 Pledge Campaign. Our theme, as you know, is “Let’s Celebrate!” and we have been doing that each and every week. At last count, we had 26 pledges for a… Read More »