June 4 – Pentecost and New Member Sunday, 10am
Pentecost falls on the fiftieth day after Easter and marks the end of the Easter season. It commemorates the day, according to Acts, when the Holy Spirit descended on the disciples and is often referred to as the birthday of the church. In addition to our celebration service, we will welcome new members into the church and have a welcome potluck for them following worship.
June 16 – 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.
June 16 – Pop Up Party, 10am
Join us for an FCC Pop-Up Event "Windows on Death Row" panel discussion and art exhibit opening at University of Houston-Downtown, Friday, June 16, panel discussion begins at 6:15pm; art exhibit opens at 7:30pm. This event is appropriate for ages 15 and up.
Registration and additional details can be found at the following link:
Panel moderator: Anne Hromadka.
Exonerated death row inmate whose art is part of the exhibit, Ndume Olatushani
Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, Nick Anderson
UHD faculty member Krista Gehring
Dr. Nicole Casarez
June 18 – Life Hack Tips from the Patriarchs, 10am
Our summer sermon series, Life Hack Tips from the Patriarchs, starts on June 18th. Glean the wisdom of the Bible for daily living from these timeless passages. The sermon series runs through mid-August.
June 19-23 – Peace Camp
The week of June 19-23, FCC will host Peace Camp, sponsored by the Houston Peace and Justice Center. Peace Camp aims to inculcate values of non-violence and empathy through interactive fun activities. The camp is open to children, ages 5-11.
Please register at: https://www.hpjc.org/peace-camp-registration-2017
. For questions regarding the registration form, call Cheryl Crosier, Peace Camp Registrar at 713-515-6370.
June 24 – LGBT Pride Festival
First Congregational Church will join with other Open and Affirming UCC churches to staff a booth at the annual LGBT Pride Festival. It is a great opportunity to spread the good news of a loving and inclusive God.