May 7 – All Church Picnic
Save Sunday, May 7, immediately after church, for the annual church picnic. This year, it's a time to share your unique talents. Show off where you are from by making and bringing a special family heritage dish to share. We'll provide hamburgers and hot dogs, you bring the side dishes and desserts that make it special. Show off your creativity! Crafters and artists are welcome to bring their goods to sell. Contact Betty Jo Hall (email@example.com) to reserve a space. Show off your athletic abilities by participating in the bocce ball tournament on the lawn. Show off your talents! Do you sing, play guitar, juggle, or do acrobatics? Whatever your special skill is, come and show if off for luncheon entertainment.
May 7 – Blood Drive
The next FCC Blood Drive will be held on Sunday, May 7 after church. Our donations will provide the life-saving blood needed by individuals undergoing surgery, cancer patients, premature babies, individuals with anemia and others. We really need your help to increase the blood supply and ensure that patients in our community can receive the blood they need. Since every donation helps save as many as three lives, you could make a life-saving difference for many individuals.
May 14 – Mother's Day, 10am
Join us for a special Sunday worship service that honors our mothers and all who have been mothers to us. There is no better way to start your Mother's Day family celebration than gathering to worship God with one another.
May 19 – FCC on Tap, 7pm
Come join us at the next FCC on Tap. Watch bulletins for details. This is a great time to talk about faith and spirituality outside of the environment of Sunday mornings. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to bring friends and introduce them to your FCC family. Childcare will be provided at the church starting at 6:30pm. Please come through the back entrance of the CE Building so as not to disturb the meeting in the Assembly Room.
NEW POLICY: IF YOU NEED CHILDCARE, PLEASE CONTACT ELIZABETH HALE AT ELIZABETH@FCC-HOUSTON.ORG
BY NOON ON THURSDAY. IF NO ONE HAS REQUESTED CHILDCARE BY NOON THURSDAY, THERE WILL NOT BE CHILDCARE PROVIDED.
May 21 – Music Appreciation Sunday and Youth Carwash Fundraiser, 10am
During worship we will honor all those who have contributed to the beautiful music at First Congregational over the past year. It has been a year full of uplifting and inspiring music. Now we get to say thank you!
Before and after worship, the Youth of FCC will wash cars to raise money for their upcoming Mission trips to Austin and New York City. Get your car cleaned with caring hands and help our youth program at the same time!
May 28 – Christian Education Sunday, 10am
During worship we will honor all those who have contributed to our thriving Christian education program at First Congregational. This includes our childcare workers, our devoted Godly Play teachers, our Adult CE teacher, our Youth volunteers, and, of course, our CE Director and Youth Leader! It will be a Sunday of gratitude and celebration.
June 4 – Pentecost and New Member Sunday, 10am
On June 4 we will celebrate the birthday of the Christian church on the first Pentecost after Jesus' resurrection. We will share the Lord's Supper and welcome new members into our fellowship. Be sure to join us in this annual festival worship event.