VBS: Coming to a Castle Near You

By | Jun-23-2020 |

Summer fun at First Church is just beginning! The final day to register for Vacation Bible School is this Friday. We already have over 250 kids registered, so, if you haven’t had time to sign up, now is your chance to discover the wonder and awe that is VBS at First Church.

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Creating Sacred Spaces

By | Jun-22-2020 |

Introducing a new summer venture from our FUMCFW Children’s Ministry – Sacred Spaces at home. Last week, our Children’s team safely distributed well over 100 sacred spaces boxes to our First Church kiddos. Each simple brown box contains a few special treasures designed to help your children curate their own, unique, sacred spaces.

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Virtual Fount of Music Blessings

By | Jun-15-2020 |

Our Music and Worship Arts ministry continues to reach our congregation through more and different avenues than we’ve been used to in the past, including this premiere performance of the virtual choir performance of Come Thou Fount. Here’s more about what our Music and Worship Arts ministry is doing to fill that choir-sized hole in our hearts.

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Summer Jam Plays On!

By | Jun-15-2020 |

Last week’s Summer Jam, FUMCFW innovative virtual children’s day camp, brought together 65 kids for a unique combination of live-online events, activity videos, a special opportunity for kids to learn how to process their feelings into song — and a daily surprise video. Celebrate with us how First Church kids are deepening their connection with God — and with one another.

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First Yoga: Unexpected Twists

By | Jun-13-2020 |

For many First Church goers a new hobby has been beginning – or improving – our home yoga practice. With two class options, Hatha Flow and an Adaptive/Chair class for those with some mobility issues, our First Yoga may be just what your quarantine schedule is missing!

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Nikki LaBonte: Living Room Recital Series

By | Jun-07-2020 |

On Saturday, June 6, Nikki LaBonte, horn, hosted a special episode of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Living Room Concert Series, live streamed from our beautiful Sanctuary for an intimate evening of both classical and contemporary favorites from Bach to The Beatles. Here’s how to view this fabulous concert — for the first time — or again!

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Sharing Tradition

By | May-19-2020 |

When Cornerstone Youth Choir Director Erin Ypya received an email on May 5 from another church choir director named Matt inquiring about our Senior Song, she was puzzled. How did he hear about our Senior Song? Here’s what happened next. (Get a hankie.)

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Healthy Plate Goes Digital

By | May-19-2020 |

In times like these, it is crucial to maintain some kind of “north star” for your life ­– a lighthouse, a beacon that helps hold you steady when the seas of uncertainty get rough. Our Healthy Plate Discipleship, Digital Edition, is now available to you online, whenever and wherever you need help staying on your course, steady in your faith, and growing as a disciple of Jesus.

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What’s a Soundcloud?

By | May-12-2020 |

If you have not yet discovered the wonderful world of podcasts, now’s your chance to get in the know and find out what everyone is talking about! All of you favorite First Church worship services, bible studies, and music ministry moments are waiting for you on Soundcloud!

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