Within Our Congregation
Wednesday Study Group - Wednesdays, April 3, 10, 17, 24
"Wingin' the Word" at 7:00 pm offer reflection and discussion on Scripture in small groups. Come and join in at any time to learn together. Details here
April 14-20 ~ Holy Week
Beginning with Palm Sunday special services and observances are being planned. Find our Holy Week schedule on our home page here. Call the Church Office if you have any questions. Come join us during this special week and Easter season that follows.
Friendship Meal - Thursday, April 18, 2019
Doors open at 4:15 pm, Dinner served at 5:00 pm. in the FCCM Community Center Hall. Featuring Chef Colby
Special Maundy Thursday Meal: This year the April Friendship Table meal falls on Maundy Thursday. We gather around the table for a simple meal on this solemn day. The menu will include chicken noodle and Italian wedding soups and assorted sandwich wraps. All are welcome and are invited to attend the Maundy Thursday service following the Friendship meal. The service will begin at 7:00 p.m. at the church.
Penny Pinchers Exchange will be open from 4:30-6:30 PM on the nights Friendship Meals are served in the Community Center. Food and shopping!
April 21 ~ Easter Sunday
Come and celebrate the Resurrection with the greater community at the ecumenical Sunrise Service at Silvershell Beach and with the church family at 10:00 am worship. Children's Easter egg hunt to follow! Spring has begun and we look to rebirth and new beginnings in this time of renewal.
Within Our Greater Community
Saturday, April 27 - Marion Sidewalk Sweep
This church-wide stewardship project will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. We will be partnering with other community organizations and the DPW in an effort to make Marion's sidewalks cleaner, safer, and more attractive. Members and friends are encouraged to meet in the churchyard to receive information and assignments to clean the area surrounding the church. Held on the Saturday after Earth Day, it coincides with activities sponsored by the Sippican Land Trust. If you'd like to join in or need more information, call George Linzee or the church office.
Marion Step Recovery and Support Programs - Ongoing
Several meetings are held throughout the week in Marion at the First Congregational Church or St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church. Find a schedule and general program description, as well as contact information here.
Healthy Eating Initiative - Ongoing once monthly
No cost distribution of fresh produce sponsored by the Greater New Bedford Community Health Center for the Greater Boston Food Bank is held monthly at a Wareham site. Click here for more details.
The Kitchen Table Conversations
A grief support program for those who have lost someone to suicide will start on Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at the First Congregational Community Center 144 Front St. Marion, MA from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Kitchen Table Conversations will continue the fourth Tuesday of each month. This is not clinical. It's a peer-to-peer gathering open to anyone ages 19 and over who has been impacted by the loss of a loved one, friend, co-worker, etc.... Read the full press release here.
Sunday, May 5 at 2pm - Occasion Singers presents Broadway Show Tunes
An afternoon of toe-taping fun under the direction of Cassandra Morgan in our Community Center. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
Saturday, May 11 at 4pm - The Southcoast Children's Choir
Performance will be held in the sanctuary of The First Congregational Church of Marion at 28 Main Street, Marion, MA. For more information about this group, click here. Admission: $10
Sunday, May 12 at 4pm - George Hutchings Organ recital
Listen to renown organist, Daniel Ficcari, play our sanctuary's historic organ. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
Saturday, July 27 from 10am to 2 pm - Summer Fair
Yes, the date is set and the plans are soon to be made for our mid-summer, traditional church fair! Mark your calendar and plan a fun, family day to meet old friends and to make new ones. Interested in volunteering? Call the church office and leave you name and contact information for a callback as the date gets closer.
Together, As One (TA1)
View the Anticipated Timeline 2018-2020 document of the creation of a new conference in the United Church of Christ.