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

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


Tuesday Morning Discussions (Formerly Bible Study)

Better Than Back To Normal- June 8th at 10:00 am

Tuesday, June 8 @ 10:00 am– Passages: Psalm 8 & Job 12:7-10              Questions: What is it about the outdoors that most sustains/enlivens you?                  Did Covid affect your feelings about being outdoors? How? Why?                  What, if anything, do Psalm 8 and the Job passage have in common?                 Have you had any experience with animals “teaching”… Read More »


Better Than Back to Normal: Living More Fully After Covid-19 – June 1st at 10am

 Better than Back to Normal: Living More Fully After Covid 19 Tuesday, June 1 – Passages: Romans 1:7-14 & Hebrews 10:24-25             Questions:                   What was the hardest thing for you when you couldn’t get together with the people you most love and care about during Covid?                  Now that you can get… Read More »


Parable of the Prodigal (Lost) Son May 25 @ 10am

  May 25 – Parable of the Prodigal (Lost) Son – Luke 15:11-32     Questions to Consider:       Which son do you most relate to and why? How will that affect your experience of and feelings about the parable?       Have you ever been in a situation like the father in this parable?       In what sense is this parable… Read More »


Parable of Unmerciful Servant- May 18 @ 10 am

May 18 – Parable of Unmerciful Servant – Matthew 18:23-35     Questions to Consider:       -What could have led this unmerciful servant to forget the forgiveness he received? Do you ever forget the forgiveness you received? When? Why?       -Who is the hardest person – or kind of person – for you to forgive? Why?  … Read More »


Parables of the Mustard Seed & Yeast – May 11 @ 10am

May 11 – Parables of Mustard Seed & Yeast – Matthew 13:31-33  Questions to Consider:      1. Why would Jesus compare God’s kingdom to such tiny things?      2. What does it take to turn the mustard seed of vs. 31 into the tree described in vs. 32?      3. What is Jesus trying to tell us… Read More »


Parable of the Lost Sheep- May 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am

May 4 – Parable of the Lost Sheep – Luke 15:3-7 Questions to Consider:      How do you feel about a shepherd who would leave the 99 to find 1?      Have you ever been in a situation that required that kind of choice?      What is Jesus trying to tell us about God here? How does that challenge you?… 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 »


“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 »


“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 »


Bible Study 04/06/2021- Peace Be With You

Peace Be With You *Bible Study is held each Tuesday at 10:00 am. In-person study will be located in the Fellowship Hall with masks and social distancing required. Zoom invites will be sent out via email. If you would like to join by Zoom and did not receive an invite please contact the church office at office@chxucc.org.  Focus Theme: Peace… Read More »