• We are in need of some new Stephen Ministers and will be having another Stephen Ministry Training Class early in 2022! Depending on CDC guidelines, we will be meeting in person or via Zoom.

  • We continue to hear positive things from participants! "I came depleted  and I left revived."  "It was so meaningful spending time talking about things that matter to people I have missed being with this year"

  • It seems that everything’s changing right now, doesn’t it? Of course, everything is always changing. It’s just not as evident as it is now, as the pandemic continues, and we all try to figure out how to live in this new setting. Here are a couple of notes from Cydne in the office.

  • At First Congregational Church, we believe that no matter who you are or where you are on life’s journey,  you are welcome here. And we are called to be part of extended and proclaiming that welcome!

  • Your COVID-19 Advisory Committee would like to reach out and share. Since July of 2020, we have faithfully met, sometimes as often as weekly, to navigate our building and your fellowship through the challenges COVID-19 has placed on our church community.

  • Backyard conversations are happening, and early experiences have been very positive! If there is interest, we hope to continue offering them through the summer. See below for the original description and the sign up.

  • The Delta variant is now in Whatcom County and it is the most dominant strain in the US. Many areas are seeing a rise in infections and hospitalizations. This strain is more transmissible and can cause more serious illness.