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2018

Save the Date! Alternative Christmas Market

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

The 22nd Annual Alternative Christmas Market will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. 

Save the date and look for more details coming soon.

Kurt Nikkanen, violin: A evening of J.S. Bach

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, 8:00 P.M.

Mr. Nikkanen, Concertmaster of the New York City Ballet Orchestra, returns to The Spire Series with a program for solo violin.
The program will include:

> J.S. Bach: Partita No. 3 in E Major

> Eugene Ysaÿe: ‘Obsession’ (from Sonata) - quoting the opening of Bach’s Partita in E.

> a new composition by Stephanie Boyd

> J.S. Bach: Sonata No. 2 in A minor


A reception will follow the concert where you will be able to meet the artist.

General Admission $20; Students $10

Buy your tickets online and avoid the rush at the door. We will hold your name at the Will Call table.

Or become a Subscriber to the whole season! http://www.firstfranklin.org/index.php/community/music/the-spire-series/friends-of-the-spire/

Cuba Partnership and Travel Opportunities

Sunday, October 21st, 2018

Have you been thinking about a trip to Cuba?

CHUONG LAM Art Exhibit - Art Under the Spire

Sunday, October 14th, 2018

Over the years, First & Franklin has glimpsed just the "hem" of Choung Lam's artistic presence, primarily through the sensitivity he has brought to the preparation of our worship space, including the paraments that he himself designed for our use. During this exhibit we will see more than the outer-edge of his gifts, but a collection of works representing his artistic vocation. 

Please join Art Under the Spire for its exhibition of Mr. Chuong Lam's artwork in Reid Chapel following worshi each week through October. A presentation of a gift from the church will be on his last day, Sunday, September 16th. There will be an opportunity at the reception to express to Choung our appreciation for all of the gifts he has shared with us over the years.

Adult Forum - Sundays at 9:15 AM

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Adult Forum begins at 9:15 A.M. in Backus House.

Travel Size Toiletries Collection

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Travel size toiletries are being collected to give away to church office visitors throughout the week. Many folks in need stop by the church to ask for help and this is a small way in which we can all participate in supporting them. Hand sanitizer, vasoline, chapsticks, tissue packs, shampoos, conditioner, toothpaste and toothbrushes, lotion, feminine hygiene products. Travel size ONLY, please.

Church Survey

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

A Church Survey has been published and we are asking for your honest opinions and thoughts on where you see the church now and in the future. Please complete the Survey and return it by August 19th  or ASAP so the Committee can compile it for all to review. Anonymous responses only please. Drop them in the offering plate, email to the office, or send by snail mail. Your choice.

Children’s Service Project - Neatly Used Book Sale

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

7/29/18 is the LAST Sunday! The early elementary and middle school church school classes started their yearly service project in April. This year we are promoting and seeking support for the Neatly Used Book Sale! We are collecting books during the Reid Chapel Fellowship every Sunday after church service throughout the summer.
During the summer months, we will sell books for fifty cents to a dollar. The money collected will be shared with church work that reaches beyond our immediate community. So, if you have adult and children’s literature that you want to recycle, please start collecting and share with us.

Please consider sharing gently used books for this project THROUGHOUT the summer so the inventory remains fresh and interesting.

Stop by the tables each Sunday to see what is new!

Baltimore Piano Marathon Concert

Sunday, May 6th, 2018

The Spire Series presents the second annual Baltimore Piano Marathon concert.

Baltimore School for the Arts-Voice Presentation

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Voice Dept. presentation by talented BSA students! Sunday, April 22, 2018; 2:00 PM

Refreshments to follow.

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