Under the Easter Tent

First Friends Easter Sunday plans to be a day filled with joy and celebration.

Unprogrammed Meeting for Worship at 9am in the Gathering Room. A time of centering down and Worshiping with Friends.

Easter Egg Hunt will be at 10 am, all are welcome to join us in the Fellowship Hall. Parents please bring a basket/container for your child. Lots of candy, toys, and games to be found!

Programmed Meeting for Worship at 11am, Deborah Suess offers the morning message, “Under the Easter Tent”. Her husband, Tim Jackson joins her on the Facing Bench. We also will have a flutist, Sahana Giridharan join us for special music.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:April 20 Bulletin

 

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Good Friday, April 18

Please join us on Friday, April 18 at 5:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall for our annual Breakfast for Dinner meal.

At 7:00 pm, we will transition to the Meetingroom for Meeting for Worship where beautiful music, reflections, and a Good Friday service is being planned.

Childcare will be available during this time. To view this Friday’s bulletin, click here:Good Friday 2014

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Sunday, April 13, 2014 Palm Sunday

We hope that you can join us this Sunday as we gather for Palm Sunday.

9am Unprogrammed meets in the Gathering Room downstairs.

10am Small groups Join Friends in the Fellowship Hall for BASIC, a series of short films that continues to challenge us to take another look at what ‘church’ could be. Children meet upstairs for their small group gatherings.

11am Deborah will conclude her series on the Beatitudes. We have a Sunday with lots of special music and worship so we welcome all to join us!

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:April 13 Bulletin

 

 

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Blessed are the Pure in Heart

9am Unprogrammed-Gathering Room

10am Small Groups:             Children/teens upstairs
Adults meet in the Fellowship Hall

11am Deborah Suess continues her morning message on the Beatitudes!

12:15pm All welcome to stay for Monthly Meeting

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:April 6 Bulletin

 
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Blessed are the Peacemakers

This Sunday, March 30, Deborah is back and continues her messages on the Beatitudes. This Sunday join us for the 11am Meeting for Worship, “Blessed are the Peacemakers.”

9am Unprogrammed meets in the Gathering Room downstairs

10am small groups continue. Our an adult small group started, BASIC– a seven-part series of short films (produced by the same folks that did NOOMA) that challenges us to take another look at what ‘church’ could be. Films will be followed by queries and conversation. Join us for hot coffee and warm fellowship.

12:15 pm Join us for a move-in party! We have reservation at Taste of Thai and then those who can, meet at Abbotswood’s main building by 2:30 p.m. to help move Beth Joyce’s mom into her new apartment.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:March 30 Bulletin

 

 

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All The Difference (Marshall Hurley)

Join us this Sunday, March 23

9am Unprogrammed Meeting in the Gathering Room

10am Small Groups kids will meet upstairs in their classrooms and all adults are encouraged to attend “BASIC”, A new Sunday morning gathering will start this week at 10am in the Fellowship Hall. BASIC is a 7-part series of short films (produced by the same folks that did NOOMA) that challenges us to take another look at what ‘church’ could be. Films will be followed by queries and conversation. Please join us for hot coffee and warm fellowship.

11am Marshall Hurley offers the morning message, “All the Difference”.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:March 23 Bulletin

 

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Youth Sunday, March 16, 2014

Join us for Youth Sunday at our 11 am Meeting for Worship this Sunday, March 16. Our youth have been working hard on offering the message and is bringing a thoughtful and inspiring one, “Live Up To The Light.”

Also remember that our 9 am unprogrammed worship meets in the Gathering Room.

10am Join Jennie Hunt in the Fellowship Hall for our Quaker Heroes Now and Then series. The children also have an exciting small groups meeting upstairs.

Please continue to hold our Youth in the Light as the prepare for this coming Youth Sunday.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:March 16 Bulletin

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Blessed are the Merciful

Yesserreee First Friends got the power! You need a place to warm up or charge up your devices? Come on by tomorrow morning – and stay for worship Don’t forget it’s
spring forward time….

9am will be our Unprogrammed Meeting in the Gathering Room.

10am kids will meet upstairs in their Small Groups, I hear it is going to be lots of fun! Adults can join Jack Kirk and Friends as he introduces us to some Quaker Heroes. Coffee and snacks will be available.

11am Deborah continues her Message on the beatitudes: Blessed are the Merciful. A special Young Friend will be joining her on facing bench : )

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:March 9

 

 

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Blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty

Deborah Suess will continue to bring her Sunday morning message on the Beattitudes. This Sunday, Blessed are those who are hungry and thirsty. Karen and Scott Watts will join her on Facing Bench with a special guest to provide the Young Friends Message. This will take place during our 11am Programed Worship.

Our 9am Unprogrammed Meeting will be downstairs in the Gathering Room.

10am we will continue our small group, Quaker Heroes Then & Now. Remember that kids are still meeting upstairs in their small groups too! Feel free to bring a snack to share.

We also will have our Monthly Meeting at 12:15 pm. Typically will not last more than an hour and all are welcome to join.

To view this Sundays bulletin, click here:March 2

 

 

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Blessed are those who mourn

This Sunday Deborah continues her messages on the beatitudes during the 11 am Worship–Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

9am unprogrammed Meeting in the Gathering Room.

10 am join special guest, Lynn Clouser Holt, a Friend from Northwest Yearly Meeting who will be sharing about Elizabeth Frye during our Quaker Heroes Then & Now small group gathering. The kids will be meeting in their small groups to make Blessing Bags for our food pantry.

Also remember that M&C will meet at the Rise of Worship in room 102.

To view this Sunday’s bulletin, click here:February 23

 

 

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