First Church Rings Bell For Birth Of Jesus Christ It was so nice to be at church on Christmas Eve to ring the bell! Burt & Francine
Leggings, Sweatpants, Stretchies And Some Toys Were Delivered To The Recreational Department For Needy Children In Pembroke. Freda Burke, Chair of the First Church in Pembroke Missions Committee, sends the following message: This is the missions committee delivering the stretch, sweat pants and leggings plus some toys to the recreation department in Pembroke for the
The ladies at the First Church THRIFT SHOP have entered a snowman for the Snowman on the Town Green! Keep posted for how you can support them by voting for Nurse Margo ! Message from Kathleen Keegan: Helloooo Pembroke! My Committee is not able to put on our favorite event, The Pembroke Tree Lighting this
Freda Burke, representing the Missions Committee at First Church, has delivered a gift basket to the Pembroke Military Support Group which “is made up of families and friends of our military members.” They “have no political, religious, or military affiliations.” There “sole purpose is to show support to our military personnel and their families who are
No applications received yet. The church profile and a cover letter was sent to schools with programs in ministry.
We extend many thanks as well as great appreciation for the two generous donors who allowed the much needed repaving of the first church parking lots. Enjoy the new flat ‘trip free’ & ‘easy walking’ pavement!
Last Sunday saw a success as we returned to worship in our Sanctuary with two services performed by Pastor Matt. We took precautions to keep everyone safe; We limited attendance, everyone wore masks, all attendees had temperature taken and recorded, hand sanitizer was abundant, we were socially distanced, we had individual serving Communion packs, no
Next Saturday, October 10, we will again have our outdoor Coffee Hour in front of the church, weather permitting. As it is getting colder this may be our last one. Hope to see you there! We continue our online Zoom Coffee Hour each Wednesday at 7 PM. Click the link on the calendar on the
The Search Team welcomes back Pastor Matt and looks forward to a coordinated effort to find a settled pastor.
Dear First Church Members, The time has come for First Church in Pembroke to resume gathering in our beautiful sanctuary for Sunday worship! We will be returning to the sanctuary for worship on Sunday, October 4, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. Reservations will be necessary; please call the Church office (293-2584) and speak to Kristen. The maximum
Finding God In Pain or Illness by Rev. Terry Martinson Comments: Another beautiful service and a strong, helpful message. Thank you Rev. Martinson for all that you have done, you will be greatly missed. Enjoy your retirement!MB I loved the way you opened the service with the Bach Prelude No 1. It was great, I
Wherever You Go… by Rev. Terry Martinson > Comment: I have thoroughly enjoyed Terry Martinson’s thought provoking messages each Sunday morning – looking forward to next week’s! Judy G.
How To Listen To God by Rev Terry Martinson Comment: Thank you all! Very moving message Betty W. Wonderful worship service today and the Sanctuary looks beautiful, pristine. I drove by the other day and the exterior was glistening, just beautiful. You’re right Jay, “good things are happening at First Church!” Don’t lose your positive
Pictures from Saturday’s outdoor meeting.
After our next At Church Coffee Hour there will be an all member vote to accept the very generous gift from two congregants which will allow the complete replacement of all paving around the church. Coffee Hour starts at 10:00AM on Saturday September 12th with a quick vote following at 11:00AM. Please direct any questions to Kristen.
Is God Still Speaking? by Terry Martinson Comment: I enjoyed this service so much. Thanks to all who participated! Marge B. So wonderful to hear the organ played today. Very much enjoyed the message given today and look forward to next week. Linda P.
Friends Forever by Rev. Terry Martinson
Dear Fellow Congregants, We are very saddened to let you know that Leland Little (Lee), beloved husband of Karan and Dad of Amanda and Maddie, passed away Friday August 28th 2020. Viewing will be at Sullivan’s Funeral Home in Hanover on Route 53 this Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral will be private. Please
The missions committee received thanks for the donations of blankets and masks and health kits from Church World Services. First Church is thankful for the hard work and dedication its members have shown through the activities of its missions outreach program.
With sadness we share the news of the passing of long time Congregant Dorothy Sime who passed away peacefully on Monday, August 17 with her son and Rev. Peggy Files present at her bedside. Dot was 93 approaching her 94th year and was predeceased by her husband Brian who passed in 1998. Memorial Services will
Stay Awake! by Rev. Terry Martinson
Watch This Page To follow The Much Anticipated Painting Of Our Church Sanctuary. Newest Pictures Appear First 08/08/20 – Scaffolding 08/07/20 – Floor Taping: 08/04/20 – Past paints applied. KEEP RETURNING, MORE TO FOLLOW…….
Abundant Wine, Extravagant Grace by Rev/ Terry Martinson
With sadness we share the news of the passing of Millie Dickie’s husband Richard. Letters of condolence may be sent C/O Kristen at First Church In Pembroke, P.O. Box 576, Pembroke, MA 02359 – or by email at FirstChurchPembroke@Gmail.com. Please visit the Blanchard Funeral Chapel for more information,
The CNK school at First Church is looking for an EEC certified lead teacher to start this September. Please contact Director Jean Holland at email@example.com. Please share with family and friends that may be interested. Visit the CNK website.
A Mail Campaign Has Started To Update Current Information And Verify The Accuracy Of Past Historic Information Regarding Individuals Associated With First Church In Pembroke. Below are some pictures of the work preparation that took place on August 8th in Fellowship Hall. The Church survey was mailed on August 10th. with a cover letter (also
Lessons From A Child by Rev. Terry Martinson Click here to learn more about about Rev. Martinson
Join Old friends Or Meet New People. Join Us At First Church Saturday Morning August 8th At 10:00 AM. Bring your own chair. Refreshments will be served. We will have some refreshments if you forget to bring your own!
Because The Lord Is My Shepherd by Rev. Terry Martinson
Members Overwhelmingly Pass Changes At Thursday’s Official All Church Meeting On July 30th, 2020 as the sun was setting in a colorful display that would delight any sailor, the Membership voted to turn away from past affiliations and move forward as a local Congregational Church in association with the National Association of Congregational Christian Churches
Rev. Terry Martinson Is Preaching From Our Video Pulpit For The Month Of August
The System Is Down by Rev. Eric Grear
Broken by Rev. Eric Greer
The future search for a settled pastor of First Church is contingent on the vote at the 07/30/2020 All-Church meeting!
Mark: Finding The Way by Eric Greer
Join Old friends Or Meet New People. Join First Church Saturday Morning July 11th At 10:00 AM. Bring your own chair and coffee. We will have some refreshments if you forget to bring your own!
We hope the NACCC leads us to Candidates not seen from the UCC.
Remembering - Margot Driscoll
Wake Up – Kneeling and Standing by Pastor Eric Greer At this moment, our thoughts and prayers are with Margot and family
Members of the congregation share their 4th of July firework pictures
Wake Up II by Pastor Eric Greer
by Pastor Eric Greer
My mom used to always tell me “The greatest gift you can give a child is the gift of faith”. I can’t wait to pass on the same to my own children.
At The Stream by Pastor Fred Meade
First church in Pembroke Celebrates outside on a beautiful Saturday morning with coffee and fellowship
First Church In Pembroke reaches out to youth
The pandemic has offered us a time to reflect upon what’s important in life. The isolation time has given us a chance to understand how much we need each other and what are the caring attitudes that we need to nurture. It has reminded us of how much our disagreements are small compared to what...
Cover Letter from Membership Mailing