First Church News

The University Singers Choral Concert

The University Singers, the University of Virginia’s flagship choral ensemble, will present an eclectic concert of choral music on Tuesday evening, January 10, at 7:30 pm in the Sanctuary. Noted composers included in the program will be Vaughan Williams, Stephen Paulus, Sergei Rachmaninoff and William Byrd. The University Singers are directed by Michael Slon. Students…

MLK Gospel Concert

You’re invited to a Gospel Concert celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday featuring community choirs including our Chancel Choir, Jones High School’s Concert Choir and the Spiritual Sabbath Ensemble of Saint Mark AME Church. The concert will be held Thursday, January 19 at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary as part of City of…

Christmas Eve Service Information

[accordions] [accordion title=”Christmas Eve Offering” active=”no”] 100% of the Christmas Eve Offering Goes to Outreach & Mission Contributions placed in the offering plate will directly support First Church Refugee Ministries and Hurricane Recovery in Haiti. First Church Refugee Ministries This past year we welcomed our first refugee family into our church and community. We invite…

Advent Book Study

Join our online Advent book discussion! We’re reading Bishop Will Willimon’s, Fear of the Other: No Fear in Love, which invites us to welcome and love others, as Christ has welcomed and loved us when we were the Other. A new discussion question will be posted each week on our Facebook page, corresponding to each chapter…