Apr
14
Sun
Family Promise Week
Apr 14 @ 4:00 pm – Apr 21 @ 10:00 am

Family Promise guests at First Church.  A great opportunity to volunteer! Please call the church for more information. 

Apr
21
Sun
Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service and Breakfast
Apr 21 @ 6:00 am

Rev. Reed Loy will lead the ecumenical sunrise service on Putney Hill this year. We will gather at 6:00 am at 155 Putney Hill Rd to greet the risen Christ in the midst of God’s beautiful creation. Following the brief service, all are invited to First Church for a delicious breakfast. There is no better way to begin your Easter morning – please join us!

Easter Sunday Sermon – “Resurrection as a Shared Practice”
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am

LENTEN SERMON SERIES – “Resurrection as a Shared Practice”
April 21st Easter Sunday Sermon: “Resurrection as a Shared Practice” (Mark 16:1-8)

Apr
25
Thu
Thursday Morning Book Group – Aristotle’s Way
Apr 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

On March 14, the Thursday Morning Book Group will begin discussing Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall. The cost of the book is $15. We will discuss the Introduction and Chapter 1 on March 14. The Thursday Morning Book Group meets every Thursday from 9:30-11 AM. All are welcome!

Apr
28
Sun
Long-time Member Recognition
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am

Long-time members will be recognized during the service.

Fellowship Walk, Sweatt Preserve
Apr 28 @ 12:15 pm

Fellowship Walks

Kristin and Rick Desmarais are coordinating “Fellowship Walks” for First Church throughout the warmer months, and they have invited members of the other Hopkinton churches to join us.

The first walk is scheduled for Sunday, April 28th starting at 12:15 pm. We will meet at the Sweatt Preserve (parking on Old Stagecoach Road). Carpooling is encouraged! This walk takes approximately 40 minutes to complete.

On Saturday, June 1st leaving First Church at 8:00 am we will be hiking Mt. Roberts (located in Moultonborough, NH)

  • 2,582 elevation
  • 5 miles
  • On the “52 with a view” peak list

If interested in either one of these walks/hikes, please provide your name and contact information to Kristin Desmarais at kbtucson@yahoo.com or call Kristin at 603-966-0704. Additional information will be provided regarding the Mt. Roberts hike for those interested in going.

Organ Concert at First Church
Apr 28 @ 2:30 pm

Mary Dolch and Greg Bozeman on organ and Troy Lucia on piano present a free concert, lasting less than an hour. Come hear these extremely talented musicians.

Apr
30
Tue
Red Cross Blood Drive at St. Andrew’s
Apr 30 @ 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

A Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at St. Andrew’s Church from 1:30-6:30 PM on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Volunteers should contact Nancy Van Loan at vanloans@aol.com. Those interested in donating blood should go to www.redcross.org to sign up.

May
2
Thu
Thursday Morning Book Group – Aristotle’s Way
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

On March 14, the Thursday Morning Book Group will begin discussing Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall. The cost of the book is $15. We will discuss the Introduction and Chapter 1 on March 14. The Thursday Morning Book Group meets every Thursday from 9:30-11 AM. All are welcome!

May
5
Sun
First Church/St. Andrew’s Combined Worship Service
May 5 @ 10:00 am

On Sunday, May 5, First Church and St. Andrew’s will once again worship together at St. Andrew’s. We look forward to building upon our ecumenical friendship with our next-door neighbor through this shared worship experience. Rev. Gordon Crouch will preach the sermon, and Rev. Reed Loy will lead communion. With our combined choirs and congregations, this is sure to be a celebratory worship experience filled with holy inspiration and Christian love. Please join us!

May
9
Thu
Thursday Morning Book Group – Aristotle’s Way
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

On March 14, the Thursday Morning Book Group will begin discussing Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall. The cost of the book is $15. We will discuss the Introduction and Chapter 1 on March 14. The Thursday Morning Book Group meets every Thursday from 9:30-11 AM. All are welcome!

May
16
Thu
Thursday Morning Book Group – Aristotle’s Way
May 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

On March 14, the Thursday Morning Book Group will begin discussing Aristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life by Edith Hall. The cost of the book is $15. We will discuss the Introduction and Chapter 1 on March 14. The Thursday Morning Book Group meets every Thursday from 9:30-11 AM. All are welcome!

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