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Useful QUICK Links

Below are some links that may be useful for those who want to participate in the variety of online opportunities being offered during the COVID19 pandemic. Simply click on the link to join or view the event you’re interested in. 2022 Montana/N-Wyoming Conference UCC CONFERENCE ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION SEPT. 9 ECCLESIASTICAL COUNCIL CALL AND REGISTRATION […]

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Ecclesiastical Council and Fall Worship

Ecclesiastical Council for Sara MacGilvra Branom On September 9, 6:30-8:30 PM, First Congregational UCC-Great Falls will be hosting the Ecclesiastical Council for Sara Branom. The event will be streamed live but since it will be hosted in our Great Falls UCC church, all interested in attending and participating is encouraged to attend the event in […]

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8/4 News and Opportunities

MT/N-WY ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION LINK COVID LEVEL CHANGE As of July 6, Cascade County remains at level red for Covid. Beginning on June 22, Benefis returned to mandating twice a week testing for staff going into senior service areas. When informed of this change, your Church Council made the decision return to strongly recommending masks […]

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Peace

Dear Friends, Summer is usually a time we set aside for rest, and I hope that will be your experience. Jesus is our model for the need to rest. After spending days teaching crowds of people, and chatty disciples peppering him with questions Jesus settled into the back of a boat away from them all […]

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It’s Summer!

As we move into the season of warmer weather, road construction, and house guests with the usual rhythms of this time of year, FCUCC will have some different rhythms this summer. We sent Pastor Lynne and Greg off on their sabbatical adventure seeking rest and renewal. Pastor Lynne and I have worked closely together for […]

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What Will Lynne Be Up to Over the Next Three Months?

Several folks have asked for an update on my sabbatical plans. The focus of my time away will be about journeying into various aspect of “home”: physical, spiritual and emotional. Since the west has always been the landscape of my soul, our travels will keep us grounded in mountains, trees, red-rock deserts and sweeping vistas. […]

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Staying Connected… and Not

When a pastor is on sabbatical leave, the expectation is that there will be little or no contact or interaction with the church or its members. While that is a noble thought, it’s not entirely realistic, especially in these days of social media. How does one completely separate from a community of faith and a […]

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