Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events at First Church UCC

P.O.W.W.O.W. Produce Market
4th Saturday of the month November 2017 through May 2018
8 am - 11 am November through February 7 am - 10 am March through May
First Church UCC
1407 N. 2nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004

First Church UCC is excited to be one of the only downtown locations to be distributing produce for Borderlands Food Bank this season. Held at First Church on the 4th Saturday of the Month from November through May.

This program brings healthy and affordable produce to our local community. For a $10 cash donation to Borderlands Food Bank, attendees will receive 60 lbs. of produce.

Hours are from 8:00 - 11:00 am, November through March and 7:00 - 10:00 am April & May


SERVICE CAFÉ: Talking Turkey About Turkey
Sunday, November 26th
12:15 - 1:15 pm
First Church UCC - Pilgrim Hall
1407 N. 2nd St.
Dr. Yunus Akcali is a Turkish- American scholar and has lived in Chandler, Arizona since 2016 and will be facilitating this discussion regarding the current affairs in Turkey.

Dr. Akcali was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Relation at Turgut Ozal University, Ankara – Turkey. He worked there almost half a decade until unprecedented closure of the University due to political reasons in July of 2016. Mr. Akcali taught several courses such as “the Middle East History”, “Comparative Politics”, “Contemporary issues in Turkish Politics”. Dr. Akcali obtained his Ph.D. in History from the University of Porto – Portugal. He has conducted several researches on Turkey, Egypt and the sub-state organizations of Middle East as the Muslim Brotherhood, Salafist and the Gulen Movement.

You will learn about:

Similarities between current situation in Turkey and the United States
• A brief history of how it all began
• Actions we can take
• Before & after the presentation visit the courtyard to enjoy…

Turkish Delights and Turkish Coffee

Shop for the perfect gift of authentic handmade arts, crafts and baked goods

All proceeds to benefit Turkish refugee families in need!

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Centennial Celebration
December 3rd
12:30 - 3:00 pm
First Church UCC
1407 N. 2nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
Please join us for a special worship service in celebration of our storied 100 years in service to our spiritual community and our Phoenix community at large at 10:30 am.

Special speakers will include Stephen Wayles, Pastor Emeritus with others to be confirmed in the upcoming days.

The service will be followed by a catered lunch in our Pilgrim Hall and Courtyard, featuring special speakers from our community, video and physical displays of our rich and storied history. The Kenny Thames Jazz Group will be our featured entertainment from 12:30 pm to 3 pm.

Donations can be made to contribute to offset the expenses of this milestone celebration by going to Give on the top right corner of our webpage, but we encourage all to attend no matter what their financial situation may be. No one will be excluded from participating in this luncheon celebration!

You can also order special 100 year memorabilia by going to https://teespring.com/first-church-100-yrs#pid=370&cid=6530&sid=front

If you plan on attending our luncheon, please RSVP by emailing office@phoenixucc.org or by registering via the link provided. This will assist us in having a more accurate account to provide our caterer.

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First Church UCC

1407 N Second Street
PhoenixAZ 85004
 (602) 258-6891
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Service Times

Sundays at 10:30 a.m.
with Pastor James Pennington

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday & Sunday