September 2017

Historian Needed!

Friends, our congregation is looking for someone to fill the position of Church Historian. Are you interested? Can you suggest someone who you believes would  be good for this important task? Here is an opportunity for a fun way to help your church:

  • peruse archives at your leisure
  • contribute an article once in a while
  • dream up ways to help us connect to each other.. to our past and future!

Please submit suggestions for candidate of Church Historian to the Cabinet (or Jeff or Danny or drop off in the church office). Thanks! Let’s ‘bind us together’ – the best is yet to come!

Have A Favorite Hymn?

Friends, do you have a particular hymn which speaks to your soul? Do you have a favorite song which sends your spirit soaring? Our Worship Team would like to ask you to let them know. Please pass any hymn, songs for the choir or special music requests to Carol Duns, Rev. Hopson or Ethan Albala. Thank you!


Birthdays & Anniversaries – September 2017


  • September 15th: Brandon Carranza

Friday September 29, 2017: Coffee House – Falling In Love With Jazz

Join us for a night of swing music, dance and jazz standards. Featuring a live band from the men of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, University of the Pacific.

  • Where: First Congregational Church, 3409 Brookside Rd. Stockton, CA
  • When: Friday September 29, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Refreshments will be available for purchase
  • All proceeds benefit the music ministry of the church

Saturday October 14th: Spaghetti Dinner.

  • Includes spaghetti, salad and bread.
  • $10.00, dine-in or curbside pick up
  • Complementary beverages served to dine-in only
  • Wine available for purchase
  • Proceeds to support church outreach

Saturday November 4, 2017: Holiday A’Faire

The 23rd Holiday A’Faire is on November 4, 2017. We will have a ‘workshop/cleanup’ in August to see what we have and what we need. We always need Holiday decorations, items for baskets and quart jars and pint jars. The month of September and October we will need the baking ingredients to fill the jars.  If you can donate money we will do the shopping. Thank you for your support and together we will make this the best Holiday A’Faire!