Falcon Heights Church was first founded as a community church in 1948. It joined the Congregational Christian Churches, a predecessor of the United Church of Christ, in the early 1950s before becoming part of the newly-created United Church of Christ. Because of our history as a community church, FHC has long seen its building and its identity as community-based, and the building and grounds as community assets, not just assets of the church.
Since 2022, we’ve taken sharing our building and grounds to a whole new level, partnering with nonprofit organizations to provide office and program space and open the door to future collaboration. FHC has long been a welcoming congregation. Now we practice hospitality by creating a welcoming climate for forming community partnerships. We feel privileged to share space with these organizations, and invite you to support their missions as well as ours!
HIGHLAND FRIENDSHIP CLUB
The Highland Friendship Club offers teens and adults with disabilities the chance to make new friends, connect with the community, and learn life skills. It is dedicated to ensuring that its members have ample chances to build personal relationships, explore new interests, and form lasting friendships with people of all abilities. https://www.highlandfriendshipclub.org/
NORTH STAR CHORUS
The North Star Chorus is a men’s barbershop chorus that gives public performances throughout the year at various venues, including senior residences, the Como Park Pavilion, and Barbershop competitions. A comedy show is presented in September, and we often join our voices with the Lake Country Sweet Adeline Chorus for several holiday performances. https://www.northstarchorus.org/
OUTDOOR PAINTERS OF MINNESOTA
Outdoor Painters of Minnesota was formed to promote and share the practice of outdoor (plein air) painting. Its activities include paint-outs and painting trips, painting workshops, painting competitions, prize sponsorship, exhibits, an annual Art Materials Scholarship, and group participation in art fairs and events under OPM’s banner. https://www.outdoorpaintersofminnesota.org/
FHC also hosts meetings and rehearsals of several community groups, including the Girl Scouts, Twin Cities Horn Club, Rosetown Playhouse, Dangerous Productions, private music lessons, and more.