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Irish Music to Benefit EDFK

When: March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Join us for a fun concert of traditional and contemporary Irish music by vocalist Shannon Warto and Violinist Catherine John. All proceeds will benefit Every Dollar Feeds Kids, Which has been feeding, educating and empowering the poorest of the poor in Morales, Mexico since 1999.  Suggested donation $20.  

Movie Night March 2 “Spotlight”

When: March 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Where: DeHaan Center, Pilgrim Park

(Note: Due to scheduling problems this is the slightly-delayed “February” Movie Night. Our regular March movie night will be Friday March 30.) The newsrooms big city newspapers have always provided a stage for great drama, and perhaps the endangered status of newspapers in the age of the internet explains the upsurge of terrific newspaper movies in recent years. Arguably the best of…

A 10 – Week Series on Prayer and Spiritual Disciplines

When: January 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

This Sunday we start the 10 week series on Prayer and Spiritual Disciplines.  The first sermon is on ‘Religion in Our Day to Day Lives.”  Pastor Sally will explore why religion and spiritual practices are so important to living a full and joyful life.  Religion is not a hobby or an activity in which we participate once a week.  Our religion is…

Students Improve through Tutoring —After-School Tutoring

When: January 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORING MEETS on WEDNESDAYS 4-5 PM beginning January 24 Sponsored by the Board of Mission, After School Tutoring serves children from Pilgrim Park and provides support and tutoring as they complete their school homework…

Christmas Eve Services

When: December 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

December 24 Christmas Eve Services 7 PM — A family service of the Christmas story through scripture readings and carols. 11 PM — A contemplative service of anticipation with candle lighting, Communion and music.

Annual Congregational Meeting

When: January 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Our congregation’s annual meeting will be the third Sunday of next month, January 21st. The meeting will be immediately after church and be followed by our classic potluck

“La Posada”

When: December 3, 2017 – December 18, 2017 all-day

Join in our annual tradition of inviting Mary, Joseph and Joshua (the donkey) to share your home –  – to welcome them into the “inn”. The beautiful paper maché family were made by our beloved past members, Millie and Julianne. They will start their journey from church on the first Sunday of Advent, and then whoever has the family will arrange the transfer and delivery…

Christmas Pageant

When: December 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am

The youth of FCCSR will take over our regular Sunday Worship on the day before Christmas to present their dramatic interpretation of the Christmas Story.  It’s chaotic.  It’s fun.  And, it often provides a surprising insight into the deeper meaning of Christmas. This year the Roman Government has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate the obviously FAKE NEWS being circulated about the imminent birth of a new…

Poinsettias

When: December 3, 2017 @ 6:38 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

If you wish to celebrate a loved one by adorning our sanctuary with a poinsettia in their honor or memory, please fill out the order form enclosed in the bulletin with a $10. check made…

Holiday Party and Gift Shop

When: November 17, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Community Room at FCCSR, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Come and enjoy seasonal nibbles and a cup of hot cider, chat with friends, and get a head start on holiday shopping.   The Board of Mission is hosting this holiday event featuring items from SERRV, a nonprofit organization with long-term connections with disadvantaged artisans in 25 countries worldwide. So the gifts you buy will give twice! Once to the artisan who created…