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Events

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…

Movie Night Sept 22 — “Lincoln”

When: September 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: DeHaan Center Pilgrim Park

Just a year ago, the insanity of the 2016 presidential campaign was racing toward its conclusion (and things have only gone downhill since then.)  What we need right now is a movie that can help us believe politics doesn’t have to be like this. Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” is such a movie. Drawing Heavily on Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Team of Rivals it focuses on the last…

Blessing of the Animals

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

Bring all your furry, feathered, and scaly friends for a special outdoor worship experience followed by a blessing of the animals. If you have friends with a pet, please invite them to join us! Pets…

Guest Preacher Rev. Eugene N. Nelson, Jr.

When: September 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

I was born in Phoenix, AZ., in 1949. Graduated from high school in Phoenix, and then attended Brown University in Providence, RI. History major, graduating in 1971. Began seminary at Pacific School of Religion in…

Guest Preacher Rev. Sonny Graves

When: September 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Rev. Sonny Graves serves as the Minister of Clergy and Conference Vitality of the Northern California Nevada Conference UCC. He is passionate about helping leaders and communities become equipped with the tools they desire and…

Guest Preacher – Jean Jeffress, MDiv.

When: September 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

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…

Guest Preacher – Lauren Renée Hotchkiss

When: August 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of San Rafael, 8 N San Pedro Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

Lauren Renée Hotchkiss is a third-year seminarian at the Pacific School of Religion and has just recently completed an advanced-field-ed pastoral and musical internship at Island United, UCC, in Foster City. She is planning on…

Pilgrim Park Picnic

When: August 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Where: Pilgrim Park

Pilgrim Park residents invite us to their Summer Picnic on Saturday, August 19th. The picnic begins at 12 noon, and the food is provided!! It’s a great opportunity for FCC members to visit with the…

Picnic and Paddling

When: August 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Lynn Grant's Patio Bel Marin Keys

You are invited to our summer First Congregational Church of San Rafael family picnic on the dock (or on the couch) at Lynn Grant’s home. Guests of Honor: Joan and Russ Roane When: After church…

Movie Night August 25 – “Julieta”

When: August 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: DeHaan Center, Pilgrim park

Spanish write/director Pedro Almodóvar is widely considered the modern master of films that explore the inner lives of women. On past Movie Nights we’ve screened two of his classics: “All About My Mother” (1999) and “Volver” (2006.) In recent years he appeared to move away from these thoughtful films to movies that were broadly comic or just plain weird. Then in 2016,…