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

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


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Weekly Newsletter- April 29, 2021

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix April 29, 2021 Join us for either in-person or virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message from Toby…                  In any organization, there are visible, out-front leaders and there are behind-the-scenes leaders, who often labor in obscurity, without the attention and accolades of their more… Read More »


Parable of Laborers in the Vineyard – April 27, 2021

April 27 – Parable of Laborers in the Vineyard – Matthew 20:1-16 *Please join us each Tuesday at 10 am (in-person or via Zoom) If you would like to join via Zoom and did not receive an invite in your email, please contact the church office at 231-547-9122 or office@chxucc.org.     Questions to Consider:      -Does this parable offend… Read More »


Sermon: Stewards of a Fragile Planet – The Parable of the Tenants

                            Stewards of a Fragile Planet – The Parable of the Tenants                                       (Based on Psalm 24 and Matthew 21:33-41)                     Offered by Toby Jones to the People of ChxUCC on April 25, 2021               Have you ever loaned or even rented out something precious to you, only to have that renter or borrower mistreat or even… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- April 22, 2021

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix April 22, 2021 Join us for either in-person or virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message from Toby…             I am thrilled with the response we are getting to the current series on the parables. We had 15 people this past… Read More »


Sermon: The Kingdom of God: an Unweeded Garden 04/18/2021

                     The Kingdom of God: an Unweeded Garden           Offered by Toby Jones to the People of ChxUCC on 4/18/21          (Based on Matthew 13:24-30, John 10:7-16, & Luke 9:49-50)             I’ve never been much of a gardener, but occasionally I’ll have the chance to spend some time in some of my friends’ gardens. Some of them have… Read More »


“Puzzling Over the Parables”- April 20, 2021, Parable of the Tenants

Parable of the Tenants – Matthew 21:33-41 *Please join us each Tuesday at 10 am (in-person or via Zoom) If you would like to join via Zoom and did not receive an invite in your email, please contact the church office at 231-547-9122 or office@chxucc.org.     Questions to Consider:      -In what sense are we like the tenants in… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- April 15, 2021

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix April 15, 2021 Join us for either in-person or virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message from Toby…                  I am so excited to be diving into Jesus’s parables with all of you! We had a great session… Read More »


Going with God’s Flow – The Parable of the Sower

Going with God’s Flow – The Parable of the Sower  Based on Matthew 13:3-9 & Matthew 28:16-20         Offered by Toby Jones to the People of Charlevoix UCC on April 11, 2021            Today we begin a new 8-week sermon series on the parables of Jesus. On each of the next 8 Sundays through April and May, we’ll examine one… Read More »


“Puzzling Over the Parables” – April 13, 2021, Parable of the Weeds

Parable of the Weeds- Matthew 13:24-30 *Please join us each Tuesday at 10 am (in-person or via Zoom) If you would like to join via Zoom and did not receive an invite in your email, please contact the church office at 231-547-9122 or office@chxucc.org.    Questions to Consider:      -What compelled the servants to want to pull the weeds?… Read More »


Charlevoix Ministerial Association – Emergency Assistance Application Form

Charlevoix Ministerial Association Emergency Assistance Fund  Our Fund Administrators are available to meet with you on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at our 101 State Street location (First Congregational Church). There are four items you will need to have with you in order to access our assistance: your driver’s license or official state ID, proof of your… Read More »