Weekly Newsletter Archive

Tower Tidings May 13, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of May 13, 2018 Mother's Day Celebration - May 13 This Sunday in worship we'll be celebrating all of our Moms, with special music from our Sanctuary Choir, and at our 10:00a service with additional music from Clarion...

Tower Tidings May 6, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of May 6, 2018 Redlands Bicycle Classic - May 5 & 6 This coming Sunday will be an eventful day! Please plan on arriving early to access our church from the north side through 4th street. ...

Tower Tidings April 29, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of April 29, 2018 Peace Officers Sunday - May 6th We are planning a Peace Officers Recognition Sunday in Church on May 6th. Our past Chief Garcia, our present Chief Catren, and our Mayor Paul Foster plan...

Tower Tidings April 22, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of April 22, 2018 Mayor's Prayer Breakfast - May 3rd We invite our church members to join First Congregational at the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast held at the University of Redlands on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 (The...

Tower Tidings April 15, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of April 15, 2018 Apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan RESCHEDULED May 4 & 5 at 7p, May 6 at 3p Apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan performances are rescheduled to May 4th and 5th at 7:00p, and May 6th at...

Tower Tidings April 8, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of April 8, 2018 Worship at First Congregational! We are making great plans for Christian fellowship, outreach, and spiritual growth following Easter. Sunday Sunrise Adult Class will continue at 8:30am and move to the Lounge. We are going to offer Early Bird Worship at 8:30am...

Tower Tidings April 1, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of April 1, 2018 Apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan April 13 & 14 at 7p, April 15 at 3p FCC Players present “Apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan”, a mash-up of well-loved Gilbert and Sullivan songs. Starring...

Tower Tidings March 25, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of March 25, 2018 (Click on flyer below to open in larger window) Organ Recital Series Thursdays in Lent, 11:30a-12p Who do you know who likes fine music? Write down their names on a list, then call and...

Tower Tidings March 18, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of March 18, 2018 Organ Recital Series Thursdays in Lent, 11:30a-12p Who do you know who likes fine music? Write down their names on a list, then call and invite them to our Lenten Organ Recitals! Thursdays in Lent...

Tower Tidings March 11, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of March 11, 2018 "Teach us to Pray!" (Luke 11:1) The disciples requested of Jesus: "Teach us to Pray!" (Luke 11:1). Jesus responded by teaching what we know as the Lord's Prayer. In our 8:30a Sunday Lenten Class, we...

Tower Tidings March 4, 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of March 4, 2018 Join Your Church Family in Prayer! -First Congregational Church is growing as a prayerful people- Here’s how you can join us this Lent: Make a commitment to scripture reading and prayer for...

Tower Tidings February, 25 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of February 25, 2018 Join our 8:30a Fellowship Lenten Classes on Prayer. Come and learn together! Annual Lenten Organ Recital Series Every Thursday thru Easter, 11:30a-12p Join us as we look forward to organists giving recitals this Lenten...

Tower Tidings February, 18 2018

Tower Tidings - Week of February 18, 2018 Annual Lenten Organ Recital Series Every Thursday thru Easter, 11:30a-12p Join us as we look forward to seven organists giving Lenten organ recitals starting Feb. 15th! Dr. Ed Yarnelle will lead off the seven weeks on...

Tower Tidings February, 11 2018

Tower Tidings for the Week of February 11, 2018 Annual Lenten Organ Recital Series Begins Thu, Feb 15th 11:30a-12p Join us as we look forward to seven organists giving Lenten organ recitals starting Feb. 15th! Dr. Ed Yarnelle will lead off the seven weeks...

Tower Tidings February, 4 2018

Tower Tidings for the Week of February 4, 2018 Merry Hearts & Cherry Tarts Feb 10th 7p, Kimberly Hall The FCC Players will be having another benefit concert February 10th at 7pm in Kimberly Hall. Come and enjoy some wonderful music...

Tower Tidings January, 21 2018

Tower Tidings for the Week of January 21, 2018 Silent Movie w/ Organ: 'Wings' THIS Saturday, Jan 20 at 1p​ A.K. Smiley Public Library’s free WWI film series continues with a screening of the silent classic Wings on Saturday, January 20th...

Tower Tidings January, 14 2018

Tower Tidings for the Week of January 14, 2018 Congregational Annual Meeting Sunday, Jan 21 at 11:15a Our Congregational Annual Meeting will be on Sunday, January 21st at 11:15a in the Main Sanctuary. To view a roster of our officiary and ballots, please...

Tower Tidings January, 7 2018

Tower Tidings for the Week of January 7, 2018 ​Amahl and the Night Visitors THIS Week Jan 5th, 6th, & 7th​ The 3rd annual production of Amahl and the Night Visitors is coming up at First Congregational Church of Redlands! Performances...

Tower Tidings January, 1 2018

Tower Tidings for the Week of January 1, 2018 ​Amahl and the Night Visitors January 5th, 6th, & 7th​ The 3rd annual production of Amahl and the Night Visitors is coming up at First Congregational Church of Redlands! Performances will be...

Tower Tidings December, 24 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve Services Sunday, Dec 24th at 10a, 5p, & 7p Join us for morning worship at 10a on Christmas Eve, and then come back with your entire family, friends, and...

Tower Tidings December, 17 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of December 17, 2017 Lessons & Carols THIS Sunday, Dec 17th at 10:00a​ We will be gathering together as one church family in a single service on December 17th at 10:00am, celebrating the season of...

Tower Tidings December, 10 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of December 10, 2017 Ding Dong Merrily On High Saturday, December 16th at 5:00p​ Celebrate the Christmas season with FCC Players' talented local musicians on Saturday, December 16th at 5:00pm in the Chapel! This free concert will showcase...

Tower Tidings December, 3 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of December 3, 2017 Lessons & Carols Sunday, Dec 17th at 10:00a​ We will be gathering together as one church family in a single service on December 17th at 10:00am, celebrating the season of advent...

Tower Tidings November, 26 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of November 26, 2017 Christmas Rose Brunch Saturday, December 2nd at 10:00a​ Sunday morning, November 26th, will be your last opportunity to purchase tickets to attend this year's Christmas Rose Brunch, to be held on...

Tower Tidings November, 19 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of November 19, 2017 Christmas Rose Brunch Saturday, December 2nd at 10:00a​ All women of our congregation, and their friends, are cordially invited to our annual Christmas Rose Brunch, to be held on Saturday, December...

Tower Tidings November, 12 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of November 12, 2017 If you'd like to participate, please bring donations (all items inside one box) to Kimberly Hall by SUNDAY NOV 19. Items should include: 1 5lb Bag Flour 1 5lb Bag Sugar 1 box Dry...

Tower Tidings November, 5 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of November 5, 2017 Thanksgiving Interfaith Service Sunday, November 12 at 4:00p​ Our church has the honor of hosting the Redlands Interfaith Thanksgiving gathering this year! We will have our church choir joined by choirs from various...

Tower Tidings October 29, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of October 29, 2017 Pumpkins, Potluck, and Pie THIS Friday October 27 at 5:30p Join us this Friday evening Oct 27th for carving and decorating pumpkins, sharing a soup potluck, and eating some pie! Bring your favorite...

Tower Tidings October 22, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of October 22, 2017 Pumpkins, Potluck, and Pie Friday October 27 at 5:30p Join us Friday evening on October 27th for carving and decorating pumpkins,  sharing a soup potluck, and eating some pie! Bring your favorite soup...

Tower Tidings October 15, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of October 15, 2017 FCC Players presents: Cast of Characters Saturday, Oct 28 at 5:00p You’re invited to an enchanting evening of food and musical theater on October 28th at 5:00 pm in Kimberly Hall!...

Tower Tidings October 8, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of October 8, 2017 Pumpkins, Potluck, and Pie Friday October 27 at 5:30p Join us Friday evening on October 27th for carving pumpkins, sharing a soup potluck, and eating some pie! Bring your favorite soup to share,...

Tower Tidings October 1, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of October 1, 2017 10th Annual Believe Walk this Sunday, please allow extra drive time to church. Click here for a map! Come to ALPHA Wednesday Nights at 6p, starting Oct 4th Do you have...

Tower Tidings September 24, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of September 24, 2017 Seekers & Joiners September 24 & October 1 @ 11:15a Come be a part of the discussion, learn more about our church! If you are a newcomer to First Congregational, we welcome...

Tower Tidings September 17, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of September 17, 2017 Pastor's Tea   THIS SUNDAY, September 17th 3:30p Newcomers to our church are welcome to join Pastor Steve and his wife Cindy at their home for afternoon tea this coming Sunday, September...

Tower Tidings September 10, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of September 10, 2017 Rally Day 2017   THIS SUNDAY, September 10th 11:00a Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the school year and a welcome to the fall. Food, fun, and a great time...

Tower Tidings September 3, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of September 3, 2017 Rally Day 2017   Sunday, September 10th 11:00a Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the school year and a welcome to the fall. Food, fun, and a great time for...

Tower Tidings August 27, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of August 27, 2017 Family Lake Day at Forest Home   This Sunday, August 27th 1:00p Come enjoy a day at the Lake, this Sunday the 27th! Invite all your friends! From 1:00-2:30p, we'll be...

Tower Tidings August 20, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of August 20, 2017 Remodel Open House   Sunday, August 20th 11:00a Join us this Sunday August 20th at 11:00 AM (after second service) for a tour of the remodeled facilites in the apartment property...

Tower Tidings August 13, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of August 13, 2017 Family Lake Day at Forest Home   Sunday, August 27th 1:00p Come enjoy at day at the Lake! We will be swimming, kayaking, and enjoying fellowship with each other. Bring your own picnic lunches...

Tower Tidings August 6, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of August 6, 2017 Clarion Kids Musical   This Saturday, August 5th 7:00p At the end of their Vocal Performance Boot Camp this week, our Clarion Kids will be presenting a musical feature. Come watch...

Tower Tidings July 30, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of July 30, 2017 Family Lake Day at Forest Home   Sunday, August 27th 1:00p   Come enjoy at day at the Lake! We will be swimming, kayaking, and enjoying fellowship with each other. Bring your...

Tower Tidings July 23, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of July 23, 2017 Rally Day 2017   Sunday, September 10th 11:00a Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the school year and a welcome to the fall. Food, fun, and fellowship for all ages!...

Tower Tidings July 16, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of July 16, 2017 Clarion Kids Musical   Saturday, August 5th 7:00p At the end of their Vocal Performance Boot Camp, our Clarion Kids will be presenting a musical feature. Come watch the musical, support our...

Tower Tidings July 9, 2017

Tower Tidings for the Week of July 9, 2017 Family Lake Day at Forest Home   Sunday, August 27th 1:00p   Come enjoy at day at the Lake! We will be BBQ grilling, swimming, kayaking, and enjoying fellowship with each other....