First Congregational Church of Rochester

1315 N. Pine Street, Rochester, MI 48307

(248) 651-6225

      Sunday morning worship - 10 a.m.

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JAN. 7, 2018 - DEFINING MOMENTS

Defining moments are those moments which form our faith. What are they? Do we recognize them? Do we know them? What is the story behind those moments and can we (or are we) able to tell the story as something meaningful? That’s how the gospel, the Good News was spread. That’s how our gospel story is spread.


DEC. 31, 2017 - LONG-AWAITED GIFT

Jesus was a gift to the world, entering in as all children do – fragile. Completely dependent on other loving humans for survival. It was a long-awaited gift for the world. Every child is.


DEC. 24, 2017 - CHRISTMAS EVE

The longest journey is from the head to the heart. The journey there is what makes for wisdom. The question is, are you on that journey? If not, perhaps you may want to consider…


DEC. 24, 2017 - BIRTHING A PROMISE

The fourth Sunday of Advent is love. Love is love is love. Everything begins with love in God’s creation. We seek to be messengers of that love, just as Mary, in her own way, bore that same message of love for the world.


DEC. 17, 2017 - SHOUTS OF JOY

On the third Sunday of Advent, our Sunday of Joy, we learn about Mary's story leading into Christ's birth. 


DEC. 10, 2017 - MESSENGERS OF HOPE

On the second Sunday of Advent, our Sunday of Peace, we discover how we as Christians bring the message of hope; thereby ushering in shalom, or completeness.