Music Notes – 04/19/20

From our Music Director: When Pastor Fred mentioned he would be preaching on the doubts of Thomas, I immediately thought of this anthem sung in 2018 by our Chancel Choir, and sung in today’s service by Karin Foley and Dan Moore.   On his website, Keith Getty writes of the inspiration behind the words

See What People Are Saying About Our Online Service!

Hello First Church Family, Friends & Visitors. Don’t miss our Sunday productions! ‘First Church In Pembroke offers the best local online Church service on the South Shore’ (and maybe beyond!).  If you missed any of our Sunday productions you can still experience it on the Church’s Worship page. ‘Tune-in’ to the event each Sunday Morning at

Music Notes – 04/12/20

From our Music Director: Easter – a time of joy and celebration. It’s different this year, but the good news of Christ resurrection is unchanged. During our Easter service, we sang a song unusual for the Easter season. I provided a brief history of the hymn and the reason I chose it for our service

Palms Available – Holy Week

Our online Palm Sunday Service production is over but you can still view at the Church website or clicking here. Additionally,  Palms are available! A small group of masked & gloved congregants met briefly at the parking lot in front of First Church this late afternoon to pack Palms in zip-lock bags. The bundle of palms arrived  two

Stewardship – April 2020

Support Our Church This is a strange time for our country and the world. While all of us travel through this time of uncertainty please keep First Church in your prayers and in your thoughts. Right now, and when the Coronavirus becomes a memory, First Church needs your support. First Church will always need our

Missions – April 2020

“I will look with favor on the faithful in the land…..” Our March 8th and 15th meetings were cancelled. Unfortunately, our church, the functions and meetings held there have been cancelled because of this terrible virus that is going around.  We do hope that Missions can continue helping the people of our community and the surrounding

Diaconate – April 2020

Greetings and Best Wishes from the Diaconate This is a strange time for our church as we have been unable to worship together in person. Reverend Fred and Mary Beth have been presenting an abbreviated service online each Sunday at our regular time of 10 am. You can watch live from our website: or

Pastor’s Corner – April 2020

One thing I know about fear is that it interferes with our relationship to God. By the time you get this newsletter, Easter will be less than two weeks away.  Because of what’s going on in the world today, you will have some unique choices as to where to worship. You can choose between the kitchen,