Fellowship programs include four basic elements: outreach, worship, learning, and recreation. A given meeting may focus on just one of these elements, or involve all four. The goal is to reach a balance during the program year.
Beginning the third Sunday of September. Junior and Senior High Fellowships do not meet on the last Sunday of the month.
SPIRIT for grades 7 and 8
Leaders: Craig Neth, Judy Brown, Tim Richardson, Alise Hall, and Pat Harris
See the SPIRIT page for more information!
Senior High CHAOS
Leaders: Alan Brown, Monica Gallant, Rob Gual, and Pat Harris
See the CHAOS page for more information.
Basketball – October – March
Coaches: Alan Brown and Randy Wilson
Junior and Senior High young people are eligible to tryout for the First Church team. Tryouts and practice begin in October. The season begins in December and runs through the end of March. Practice is held on Tuesday evenings 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. and games are held at the Nashua YMCA. Check the web site for tryout, practice, and game schedules.
Cheerleading –October – March
Coaches: Beth Hirsch and Suzanne Wilson
Men’s Breakfast — Thursdays, 6:45 a.m., Pine Street Eatery
An informal gathering of men from First Church for fellowship and conversation. Order from the menu.
Men’s Monthly Munchers — first Tuesday of the month, 12:00 p.m.
An informal gathering for lunch at various restaurants around Nashua. Check the web page for locations.
Out to Lunch Bunch – second Wednesday of the month, 12:30 p.m.
An informal gathering of women for lunch. Check the web page for dates and locations.
Decorate the Church — Friday after Thanksgiving, 7:00 p.m.
A time for fellowship and decorating the First Church sanctuary and tree for Christmas. Watch the web page for more detailed information closer to the event’s date.
Rally Sunday — Third Sunday in September.
Annual celebration of the beginning of the church’s program year. 10:00 a.m. worship is followed by a cookout.
Drama Ministry Productions
Directors: Brenda Smith-Weiss, Lisa Chaloner
The Drama Ministry presents a play in October and in April. Plays and auditions are announced on the website.
Advent Event – The second Saturday in December, 5:30 p.m.
Following a potluck supper, the Junior High Drama Troupe performs a Christmas themed play on the stage in Nauss Hall.
The Mike Balcom Memorial Old-timers Basketball Game
Held following the completion of the YMCA Church League season, this annual game pits the men of First Church against the First Church team. At half time of the game the Craig Hutchinson Memorial Most Improved Player Award, the Sportsmanship Award, and Player of the Year Award are presented to members of the First Church team.
Horton Center Retreat — Friday through Sunday the weekend after Labor Day
This annual get-away for families, singles, couples, young, old, and in-between is an opportunity to enjoy our Conference’s retreat Center on Pine Mountain in Gorham, New Hampshire. Come and enjoy the peace and beauty of Northern New Hampshire in the fall.