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FCCSR Events Calendar (beta)

Here’s where you can stay in touch with all that’s happening at FCCSR. Mouse over any event for more information.

(Note: We’re trying out a new calendar format. Please be patient while we work out a few bugs)

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Our New Administrator for the Academic Summer Program 10:00 am
Our New Administrator for the Academic Summer Program
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am
Our New Administrator for the Academic Summer Program @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
Horacio Corona Lira Horacio comes to us with a wealth of experience in program coordination and working with youth. He was born in Las Tortugas, Michoacan Mexico and immigrated to the US at six years old, growing up in Fresno, California. He is the first generation of his family to attend college and graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Psychology…
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Blankets, Not Pillows 12:00 pm
Blankets, Not Pillows
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Blankets, Not Pillows @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
There is a change is our annual June collection for Homeward Bound this year. Andrea reports they are very much in need of twin bed blankets. Specifically blankets for bedding, not those you cozy up…
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Interfaith Vigil/Solidarity Gathering with out Muslim Neighbors 6:30 pm
Interfaith Vigil/Solidarity Gathering with out Muslim Neighbors
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm
On Thursday, June 15 at 6:30pm, MIC will host a 30-minute vigil and act of solidarity with our Muslim neighbors on the front steps of First Presbyterian Church, San Rafael (1510 Fifth Street). Speakers include Imam Muhammed Fasih (Muslim), Abbess Fu Schroeder (Buddhist), Elaine Tokolahi (Bahá’í), Khadija Hansia (Muslim), and additional speakers from other traditions. Please join us and bring members of…
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Guest Preacher – Rev. Robert Parrish 10:00 am
Guest Preacher – Rev. Robert Parrish
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Guest Preacher - Rev. Robert Parrish @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
Rev Robert Parrish is a member of and an Iterant Minister at Eden United Church of Christ in Hayward, California and provides sabbatical coverage and pulpit supply for UCC churches in the San Francisco Bay…
June 18 Father’s Day 10:00 am
June 18 Father’s Day
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am
June 18 Father's Day @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
In Celebration of Father’s Day, please bring a photo, framed or otherwise, of your father, step father, the father of your children, and/or your dream father to display on and around the communion table on…
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Third Annual Summer Program 9:00 am
Third Annual Summer Program
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm
Third Annual Summer Program @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
SAVE THE DATES! Our third annual summer academic program will be held from June 19 through July 28. See next month’s newsletter for all the details about course offerings, times, and registration.
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Movie Night June 23 “Hidden Figures” 7:00 pm
Movie Night June 23 “Hidden Figures”
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm
Movie Night June 23 "Hidden Figures" @ DeHaan Center, Pilgrim Park
In the early days of the space race, when electronic computers were still in their infancy, large numbers of college-educated women were employed as human “computers.”  Day after day, they manually ground through the mountains of calculations necessary to build and fly the first spacecraft. At NASA’a Langley research center, in Jim-Crow Virginia, there were separate “colored” and “white” computer departments. “Hidden Figures” tells the story of…
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Guest Preacher – Rev. Robert Parrish 10:00 am
Guest Preacher – Rev. Robert Parrish
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Guest Preacher - Rev. Robert Parrish @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
Rev Robert Parrish is a member of and an Iterant Minister at Eden United Church of Christ in Hayward, California and provides sabbatical coverage and pulpit supply for UCC churches in the San Francisco Bay…
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Jun 19 @ 9:00 am – Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm
Third Annual Summer Program @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
SAVE THE DATES! Our third annual summer academic program will be held from June 19 through July 28. See next month’s newsletter for all the details about course offerings, times, and registration.
Movie Night June 23 "Hidden Figures" @ DeHaan Center, Pilgrim Park
In the early days of the space race, when electronic computers were still in their infancy, large numbers of college-educated women were employed as human “computers.”  Day after day, they manually ground through the mountains of calculations necessary to build and fly the first spacecraft. At NASA’a Langley research center, in Jim-Crow Virginia, there were separate “colored” and “white” computer departments. “Hidden Figures” tells the story of…
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Guest Preacher - Rev. Robert Parrish @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
Rev Robert Parrish is a member of and an Iterant Minister at Eden United Church of Christ in Hayward, California and provides sabbatical coverage and pulpit supply for UCC churches in the San Francisco Bay…
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Guest Preacher Rev. Sheryl Johnson @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
Rev. Sheryl Johnson is an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada who moved to the Bay Area from Toronto in 2016 to begin a PhD in Theology and Ethics at Graduate Theological Union.…
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
July 22 - Prayer Retreat @ Home of Mary Dowling | Mountain View | California | United States
Please join us for another wonderful gathering of prayer, meditation, bonding, and enjoying yummy treats.  On Saturday, 7/22/17, we will meet at Mary Dowling’s home at 273 Mountain View Ave, San Rafael from 10 AM to…
Movie Night July 28 "Same Time Next Year" @ DeHaan Center Pilgrim Park
Our midsummer movie is an old favorite from almost 40 years ago: a romantic comedy that mixes laughs with serious insights about the nature of love and commitment. In 1951, at an inn on the Mendocino coast, Doris (Ellen Burstyn), a 24-year-old housewife from Oakland, meets George (Alan Alda) a 27-year-old accountant from New Jersey, at dinner. The attraction is immediate, and they…
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
BackPack Sunday @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
This is our annual gathering of school supplies for the Ritter Center kids. Please bring your donations to church on July 30, as they will be distributed to the kids at Ritter Center in early…
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Guest Preacher - Rev. Jean Jeffress @ First Congregational Church of San Rafael | San Rafael | California | United States
Jean Jeffress holds a Master’s of Divinity from American Baptist Seminary of the West at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. She is a Member-in-Discernment with the Northern California Nevada Conference of the United…