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

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


Recent News

“Speaking Words of Wisdom” January 17, 2021

First Congregational United Church of Christ Sunday, January 17, 2021 “When I find myself in times of trouble, Mother Mary comes to me, speaking words of wisdom, let it be”   Welcome To Our Church Family! *Please be sure to watch each video in order, starting at the top and working down.          Our Annual Meeting is… Read More »


Important Covid-19 Message From Toby

A Message From Toby…              Life sure has a way of throwing us curveballs, and I just got beaned by one of them this morning. Eloise hasn’t been feeling well for the last few days, so we went to our local Urgent Care to get her tested. Because she was anxious about the test, I told… Read More »


Bible Study January 19, 2021- Reaffirm, Redeem, Rename

Focus Theme: Reaffirm, Redeem, Rename Focus Prayer: Light of life, you came in flesh, born into human pain and joy, and gave us the power to be your children. Grant us faith, O Christ, to see your presence among us, so that all creation may sing new songs of gladness and walk in the way of peace. Amen Focus Reading:… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- January 14, 2021

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix  January 14, 2021   Join us for virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am A Message From Toby…              Life sure has a way of throwing us curveballs, and I just got beaned by one of them this morning. Eloise hasn’t been feeling well for the last few days, so we… Read More »


Bible Study January 12, 2021-Refocus, Restore, Rejoice

Join us for Bible Study each Tuesday at 10:00 AM. If you would like to join and did not receive a Zoom invite, please contact the church office at office@chxucc.org. No in-person Bible Study at this time.  What is Good News? Focus Theme: Refocus, Restore, Rejoice Focus Prayer: God of hope, you call us home from the exile of selfish… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- January 07, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix  January 07, 2021  Join us for virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message From Toby…             Yesterday – Wednesday, January 6 – in the early afternoon, I was working on this very newsletter, when I gave into the urge to… Read More »


Bible Study January 5, 2021- Remind, Reveal, Reinforce

Remind, Reveal, Reinforce Via Zoom- no in-person Bible Study at this time. If you would like to join and did not receive a Zoom invite, please contact the church office at office@chxucc.org.  Focus Theme: Remind, Reveal, Reinforce Focus Prayer: Laboring God, with axe and winnowing fork, you clear a holy space where hurt and destruction have no place, and a… Read More »


Attention Church Leadership- 2020 Annual Report Deadline

Attention Church Leadership 2020 Annual Report submissions are due no later than January 10, 2021. Please submit your typed reports via email in an editable format, preferably Microsoft Word. No JPEG or PDF files, please.  If you need help submitting your report, please let the church office know. The second method of comparing both poems in your Comparative article will probably… Read More »


How to Recognize and Avoid Phishing Scams

How  to  Recognize  and  Avoid  Phishing  Scams Some folks have recently reported receiving emails from the church asking for money or gift cards. The church will never contact you via email asking for money, gift cards, or personal financial information. If you ever receive an email that just doesn’t sound right the first thing you can do is verify the sending email… Read More »


Weekly Newsletter- December 31, 2020

First Congregational U.C.C. Charlevoix – December 31, 2020 Join us for virtual worship each Sunday at 10:30 am Click Here for Online Worship and the Digital Bulletin! A Message from Toby…                What a joy it was to celebrate my first Christmas with all of you here at 1st Congregational Church! Even though we… Read More »