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Region’s Annual Gathering will include powerful preaching

The 163rd Annual Gathering of the Christian Church of Northern California-Nevada will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 28-29, at First Christian Church of Concord. Our Region’s Annual Gatherings include a little business, but mostly focus on workshops and … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday service moves us into Lent

The church will gather for a special worship service on Ash Wednesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the holy season the leads us to the climax of the church year, the celebration of … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE STARTS AT 11

  This year’s Christmas Eve service will begin at 11:00 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend—you can even extend the invitation to your neighbors. Children are welcome to come in their PJs. The service will include special Christmas anthems from … Continue reading

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CELEBRATE CAROLS ON CHRISTMAS DAY

This year, Christmas Day falls on a Sunday, and—yes—we are meeting for worship, at 10:00 a.m. as usual. We will have a simple service with communion, and hear the nativity story as told in Luke’s Gospel. We will also celebrate … Continue reading

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LONGEST NIGHT SERVICE ON DECEMBER 21 OFFERS HEALING

“This may be one of the most important gifts we give the wider community,” Pastor Jeff said, speaking of the Longest Night Service. For many, Christmas time is a bittersweet time of year. For people who are dealing with grief, … Continue reading

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CANTATA WILL BRING LOVE ON DECEMBER 18

Our chancel choir will present a brand new Christmas Cantata, “Love Came Down at Christmas,” on Sunday, December 18, during the 10:00 a.m. worship service. “Love Came Down at Christmas,” composed by Joel Raney, was inspired by a poem of … Continue reading

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Joy Surges At Intergenerational Worship Service

Our first Intergenerational Worship Service filled the sanctuary with great joy as we sang songs from childhood and rediscovered play can be an extraordinary way to worship God. The story of the Good Samaritan is our focus for the second … Continue reading

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