Stephen Ministries: is summed up in St. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. “To equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to maturity, to the measure of the full stature of Christ” (Ephesians 4:12–13). These words describe why Stephen Ministries exists, what First Congregational Church strives to do for people, and the difference it hopes to make in the world. The resources offered through Stephen Ministries is used to strengthen and expand the ministry of First Congregational Church and by individuals who use the resources to improve their ability to relate to and care for others, grow in faith, and journey through life crises.
Flagstaff Family Food Center and Northern Arizona Food Bank : The Third Sunday monthly First Congregational Church provides volunteers who serve hot, tasty and healthy food for low-income persons at the Flagstaff Family Food Center. The congregation is also a substantial contributor of foods for the Northern Arizona Food Bank during Chime Time in the Sunday morning service.
Arizona Interfaith Power and Light: First Congregational Church is a member of AZIPL, an interfaith agency of partnering churches for education, action and advocacy concerning global warming and other environmental concerns.
Forest Church: Forest Church is a community movement of people that gather monthly during the warmer months in wilderness areas to connect with God, nature and one-another. Forest Church will have no building, clergy, dogma or dues and will serve people who are disenfranchised from traditional churches, alongside others who belong to various local churches. Refer to the church office, Uniting Notes, or Rev. Kenneth for details.