Justice Digest, November 19, 2021

Whatcom Million Trees Project - Work Party Saturday, November 20

First Congregational Church is a member of the Multi-faith Network for Climate Justice. MNJC is sponsoring a work part at the Woodstock Farm in Ferndale on Saturday, November 20 from 9:00 am-12:00 noon. RSVP to  info@whatcommilliontrees.org with your name, phone number, and the words "Woodstock Farm Work party" in the email body or subject line. Limited number of people needed.


November 21 Thanksgiving Food Share for Family Promise Families

Please bring any of the following food items to worship on Sunday or a drive-through donation area in the circle drive on November 21 from 11:30 am–1:00 pm to build Thanksgiving meals for Family Promise Families and the Ground Floor. Needed: turkeys, hams, white/sweet potatoes, green bean casserole items, jellied cranberries, dressing mix, rolls, and all kinds of pies!


Where Climate Change and Racial Equity Meet – November 22, 6:30 p.m.

Our First Congregationl Church partners, the Multifaith Network for Climate Change and Earth Ministry invite us to join Darrell Hillaire, Elder of the Salmon People as he speaks about the role of salmon in the ecosystem and the values of the Salmon people. Elder Hillaire will address transforming and changing perceptions across cultural differences. Registration required. Zoom registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkf-Grrj8uHtcxxamY6V2XxHzGAXY2Yqjr


Interfaith Coalition Christmas Joy Support  

Be a part of the Interfaith Christmas Joy program filling wishes for children and adults. Pick up wishes from trees in the narthex or call the office to receive a wish.  There are also requests for gift cards so families can shop for the holidays. All gifts need to be wrapped and back at the church by December 8.  


2021 Community Toy Store

First Congregational Church is joining with the nonprofit Rooted Generosity, the Roosevelt Community Church, and the Northwest Baptist church to support the 2021 Community Toy Store. The Toy Store is an opportunity for families who might find themselves in need of a little help this Christmas an opportunity to buy new toys for elementary age and below (toys are donated) at 75-80% off of the cost. All Proceeds go to support local non-profits. You can donate money at on our Giving page, referencing “Advent Bike Drive” or contact Ramona Slagel, rgslagel@hotmail.com.