Classes & Workshops

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Yoga at First Congo

Faith & Flow Yoga

Join us for all-levels Faith & Flow Yoga in the Chapel on Thursday afternoons at 2:00pm and Sunday afternoons at 4:00pm. The Thursday class is taught by Rev. Katherine Willis Pershey, and the Sunday class is taught by a rotation of certified teachers.

This one-hour class integrates teachings of yoga philosophy and Christian spirituality as the students are guided through a basic to moderate vinyasa sequence (a method of yoga in which movements form a flowing sequence in coordination with the breath).

Classes are open to individuals 13+. There is no charge for youth, and adults are encouraged to contribute $10/class to help cover program expenses.
Wear comfortable clothes that you can move in and bring a mat if you have one; blocks, straps, and blankets will be provided.

If you have any questions regarding Faith & Flow Yoga or would like to be added to the Faith & Flow contact list, contact Katherine at

Please note: People under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a program waiver.  Click here to access the program waiver.

*Covid: All classes are virtual.

Tai Chi Classes

Stay healthy and fit by participating in one of our weekly Tai Chi classes offered at the church. Tai Chi classes are free of charge and take place Tuesday mornings from 9:30–10:30AM in the Seim Room.

Tai Chi classes are currently cancelled due to COVID.

First Congo members doing Tai Chi
First Congo woman member painting with watercolors

Watercolor Classes

Every Wednesday

10am – 12pm, Watercolor Class (Traditional setting, less instruction).
12:30 – 2:30pm, Watercolor Class (More structure and instruction).

Sally Brandenburg leads the sessions. Sally majored in art at Iowa State, taught art classes for 35 years in transparent watercolor at the Guild of Creative Art in Red Bank, New Jersey, is an exhibiting member of the New Jersey Watercolor Society, the Garden State Watercolor Society, and a past member of the American Professional Artist League, New Jersey chapter. She has exhibited at Lincoln Center, and other shows around the country, and is also in corporate collections around the country.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Sally at Everyone is welcome!


We are blessed to have an incredibly successful and diverse music program here at First Congo. Come share your talent with us!

First Congo Steph singing