About Us

First Church of Minnesota is located in the historic Marcy-Holmes neighborhood of Minneapolis, near the University of Minnesota and Dinkytown. We are an Open & Affirming congregation in the United Church of Christ, a progressive faith community housed in a beautiful old building. All are welcome for worship and fellowship.

This blog was created to keep our community connected during the summer, especially for those who travel away from home in these months.  Clergy will use this space for weekly reflection, sermon posting, and… who knows?  Stay tuned.


7 Responses to “About Us”

  1. Missy Roterdam Says:

    Wanted to thank everyone at First Congregational of Minnesota. Mike and I were enriched by your words Abby and felt very welcomed by all this last Sunday. Pastor Jane we look forward to our next visit and look forward to getting to know you and the church a little better. Love this connection on-line…way to go!
    Warmed heart-Missy

    • abbyhenderson Says:

      Hi Missy (and Mike):
      Thanks so much! It was great to meet you both. We’re excited to see you again… thanks for sticking around after worship and chatting with us.


  2. Doris M. Strong Says:

    Hi nice service at the Baptist church sunday, I expecially liked the baptism, nice fellowship thanks so much, see you sunday. Doris

    • janemcbride Says:

      Hi Doris, I’m glad you found Sunday worship meaningful – I have enjoyed getting to know the Baptists too. and thanks for visiting the blog. See you soon.

  3. Katherine Kolb Says:

    Dear Jane,

    I’ve been enjoying your terrific blog (and Abby’s) as I roam the site. Would your bloggers enjoy reading the words from the memorial service for Dick (Kozelka) last May? I have them ready, finally!

    Warmly, with best wishes to you and your family and the congregation for the New Year,
    Kathy Kolb

    • janemcbride Says:

      Hi Kathy, Yes, that’s an excellent idea. We’ll be in touch and make it happen! I am glad you found us here on the blog.

      Peace, Jane

  4. Doris M. Strong Says:

    Jane thanks so much for the blog, I find it encouraging to dig into in the middle of the week, when I need a refueling, Thanks Doris Strong

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