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Our vision statement - We strive to be a church that welcomes all and empowers all in Christ to share their God given talents.

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    WEEKLY SERMON AND IN-PERSON SERVICE OUTDOORS Starting with the first Sunday in July, the Worship Service will be held outdoors in the pine grove by Riley Hall.  The service will...
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    For July and August the Reverend Doctor John Terry will conduct outdoor services next to Riley Hall.  We encourage you to visit our YouTube channel (search for "first church hanover...
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Upcoming Events 

9:30 am, August 1, 2021 - Worship in person or on-line! On this tenth Sunday after Pentecost, we celebrate Communion.  Rev. John Terry has prepared a sermon entitled For Whom Is the Table Set?, using scripture taken from John 6:24-35.  The sermons are available on our website.  Anyone with concerns about the pandemic is invited to email interim minister Reverend Terry at

Latest News 


COME WORSHIP WITH US!:  Join us for in-person church service at 9:30 AM outdoors in the pine grove by Riley Hall.  In case of inclement weather, we will meet in Riley Hall.  Following CDC recommendations, seating will be social distanced and masks are required.  

MONDAY BIBLE STUDY AT 7 PM:  Please join us at:
Meeting ID: 844 282 5744      Passcode: 639534

EXCITING NEWS!: The Pastoral Search Committee has selected its Candidate of Choice to be our next pastor.  Please save the dates August 7-8 to attend the Candidating Weekend.  Saturday, August 7, at Riley Hall will be an opportunity to get to know our Candidate with a special time for kids to meet and greet the Candidate from 1:30-2:00, then 2:00-4:00 for grown-ups.  For those who cannot come to Riley Hall, a ZOOM session will be available from 11:00-noon.

On August 8, at 9:30, Sunday morning worship will be led by our Candidate of Choice.  The worship service will be immediately followed by a Church Meeting for the purpose of voting to officially call the Candidate to be our new minister.

BASEBALL SUNDAY, AUGUST 15: Baseball Sunday is a special family friendly service in nine innings complete with the wave and the 7th inning stretch.  It is based on the book: Baseball as a Road to God. You are invited to wear your favorite sports gear – a hat, shirt, sox or whatever of your favorite team. After the service there will be EXTRA INNINGS.  We will have slushies and Vacation Bible School crafts and maybe some snacks.  (Let me know if you would like to sign up for some.) In case of inclement weather, it will be in Riley Hall.  In case of good weather, we will be in the pine grove. 

JOYS and CONCERNS: Please email the church office with your life changes so that we can lift you up in prayer.               

The church is now on YouTube where the weekly worship services are posted.  Click here to go to the church YouTube channel.