Fist Congregational Church


SALT: Senior Adults Learning Together

Opportunities for our aged 64+ members to enjoy additional fellowship, programming and service opportunities tailored for them.
For question regarding this ministry, please contact Dr. Gary Hogue 231.947.5899

Sunday Church Transportation: The SALT Ministry team is reaching out to coordinate driving members to Sunday services.  If you are interested in either getting a ride or offering to drive a member, please call Marlene or email 

Book Study:

Current study thru May 16th at 4pm in the Chapel.  It will be followed with a meal in the fellowship hall.  Join Dr. Gary Hogue for one of the most exciting Bible studies you have ever experienced. Whether you’re an avid student of the Bible or a skeptic of its relevance, The Book That Made Your World will transform your perception of the Bible’s influence on virtually every facet of the life you live everyday.  The cost of the book is $12.42, the kindle edition is $2.99.  You can order it yourself, or email Dr. Hogue ( by Sunday December 17 and pick it up on Sunday December 31st at the church.  You can pay for the book when you pick it up. 

Upcoming Activities:

Advanced registration required .  231-922-4911.

New Games in Town, Jan. 20th 1:00- 4:00 pm, 801 E. Front $2.00 Everyone is welcome to beat winter boredom by learning a new game or brushing up on skills.  Lessons offered for Euchre, Pinochle, Cribbage, Dominoes, Farkel and Hand and Foot.   Each participant will receive a drawing ticket for door prizes, and anyone who brings a brand new member will receive an extra ticket. Refreshments, prizes, and all the fun you can handle. 

Aging in Place Home Modifications, Jan. 30th 3:30- 4:30 pm, 801 E. Front St., FREE Thinking about downsizing your home, relocating to an assisted living facility, or remodeling your home to make maneuvering easier? Lauren Shimek, Clinical Nurse Specialist for Munson Home Health, offers suggestions about how to “age in place.”  Hear tips about keeping home safe relative to aging health issues, and see a variety of assistive devices from Munson Home Medical Equipment Store that could make life easier and safer.