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Events

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…

Family to Family Gift Collection November 5 – December 3

When: December 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

The Board of Mission invites you to help provide Christmas gifts for two small families in our county. Each year, members of our congregation contribute gifts for this important project organized by Ritter Center in…

Movie Night January 26 “A United Kingdom”

When: January 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Where: DeHaan Center at Pilgrim Park

(Note: No movie night in November or December due to holiday event conflicts)  Our January movie tells the true story of Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of Bechuanaland (then a British protectorate, now the nation of Botswana.)  In 1947, while he was a graduate student at Oxford, he met and fell in love with Ruth Williams, a white office worker. When he announced their…

Guest Preacher – Nikira Hernandez-Evans, MDiv.

When: October 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Nikira Hernandez-Evans is a queer, mixed race activist and healer. She draws on her Native Paiute ancestry and UCC Christian traditions to inform her preaching and teaching. Nikira graduated with her MDiv from Pacific School…

Meet Interim Pastor Sally Train

When: October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Moderator Louis Frost announced the appointment of Rev. Sally Train as interim pastor, beginning November 8. Rev. Train is currently Assistant Minister at Orinda Community Church working part time and focusing on pastoral care, a women’s spirituality group, and preaching in the senior pastor’s absence. She has been the pastor of the Antioch Congregational Church for 5 years, and the Easton Memorial…

Guest Preacher – Blyth Barnow

When: October 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Blyth Barnow was raised working class in Ohio. She now lives in Oakland and is a writer, preacher, and community organizer. In 2015 she launched Femminary, an online ministry with a working class feminist perspective.…

REST Dinners for Homeless Women in November (The R.E.S.T. Program)

When: December 4, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Marin Health & Wellness Campius, 3240 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA

The First Congregational Church of San Rafael – Mission Board is happy to provide dinners for homeless Marin County women during this year’s 2017-2018 Winter REST Program. FCCSR Team will be feeding 20 homeless women…

Spiff Up The Church Day

When: November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Save the date. We will hold a church clean up day on Saturday, November 18, from 10 AM to 1 PM.

Hot Potato Feast

When: October 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

To help kick off our annual Stewardship drive, the refreshments after worship on Sunday, October 22, will be hot baked potatoes with yummy toppings. Don’t miss it!

Neighbors in Need Offering

When: October 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering that supports UCC ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States. Most of the offering is used by the UCC’s Justice and Witness Ministries to…