First United Church of Christ

Northfield, Minnesota
Updated: 1 hour 51 min ago

Sermon 8/10/14

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:28am

Find a manuscript of Pastor Abby’s sermon, Next-of-Kin (Ruth 4), here.

Listen to the audio here.

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The Chronicle 8/7/14

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:15am

Access it here.

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Sermon 08/03/14

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:06am

Click here to read Pastor Abby’s sermon Widow’s Walk (Ruth 3, Mark 12:41-44).

Click here for audio (includes scripture reading at beginning).

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Chronicle 7/31/14

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 3:26pm

Read the latest Chronicle here.

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Sermon 7/27/14

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 9:14am

Click here to read Pastor Todd’s sermon, Gently Leading Me (Ruth 2).

Click here for audio.

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The Chronicle 7/24/14

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:23pm

Click here to read the latest issue. You can subscribe and receive The Chronicle in your inbox by using the form to your right.

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Sermon 7/20/14

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:11pm

Click below to read Pastor Abby’s sermon, Your People Shall Be My People (Ruth 1:1-22).

Sermon 7-20-14

No audio this week.

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Rev. Mark Follansbee Obituary

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 4:44pm
One of our former ministers, Mark Follansbee, has died. Here is his obituary, published in The Burlington Free Press on July 22, 2014.

MARK FOLLANSBEE – SOUTH BURLINGTON – Mark Follansbee died on July 19, 2014, at the age of 93. He was born in Evanston, Ill., on Jan. 26, 1921, son of the late Marcus Acheson Follansbee and Mary Hosack Follansbee. Swimming and camping were great loves of his. He was captain of the Ohio State National Champion Swim Team, which would have gone to the Olympics, had it not been for W.W.II. He led many church canoe trips for youth and families. He loved the outdoors – and people! Mark was a graduate of Ohio State University and Yale Divinity School. Ordained in 1953 in the United Church of Christ, he served churches in Ohio, Minnesota, Connecticut and Montpelier, Vt. After retirement from the ministry, he was an early director of JUMP (Joint Urban Ministry Project). He was also chaplain of a cancer rehab team and a Hospice volunteer (after helping to found Central Vermont Hospice). Mark was among the founders of Vermont Interfaith Action. He had great love for the Church, and since 1987 was an active member of College Street Congregational Church, singing in the choir there for years. Mark is survived by his wife, Marylou Crooks; her children, Merriam Rink and Curtis Crooks, and their children; and his sons, Mark Alston-Follansbee, David Follansbee and Peter Follansbee; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A memorial service at College Street Congregational Church (UCC) will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to College Street Church Steeple Fund, 265 College St., Burlington, VT 05401; or to Joint Urban Ministry Project (JUMP), 38 So. Winooski Ave., Burlington, VT 05401.


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Welcome to First UCC!

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 4:22pm

         All are welcome here.

In the posts below this slideshow, you can also find recent announcements and other information.

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Last Week’s Chronicle (7/17/14)

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 3:49pm

Apologies for the delay! Check out last week’s Chronicle for information about:

  • Special congregational meeting on 7/27/14
  • Proposed Core Values
  • Wellness Project Update
  • Community Action Center needs
  • And more!

You can get The Chronicle delivered right to your inbox each Thursday by subscribing from our website.

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