• Please donate food for a Canoe Journey Family

    More than 100 canoe families will arrive at Lummi Nation for Paddle to Lummi 2019, July 24-28. Lummi Nation will distribute donated food to the canoe families traveling the ancient highways of their ancestors.

  • Ryan Berg, youth worker and author of No House to Call my Home, which reports on the plight of disowned LGBTQ youth in New York City, will be speaking to the public in Bellingham, Saturday May 18, at 6:30 pm at First Congregational Church at 2401 Cornwall Avenue.

  • What a joy it is that The Ground Floor is open and serving young people! Every day at the church, our staff excitedly watches from afar as young people find their way to the space. We know they are accessing food, clothing, warm showers and quiet places to rest, and we know that they are also receiving high quality care from well-trained staff and volunteers, connecting them with mental health care, housing resources, vocational training and more.

  • It's really happening! Construction on Phase 1 has begun! There was a blessing and ceremonial groundbreaking after worship on Sunday, April 22 and the big machines were here the following day to start work! The project is underway!

  • On February 21, at 11:22 am, students in Bellingham, and across the country, walked out of school in support of the students at Stoneman Douglas High School, who experienced a school shooting the previous week, on February 14, Valentine's Day and Ash Wednesday. We reached out to some of our students for their perspective on the walkout and the issue of gun violence.