Monthly Archives: December 2017

Happy New Year!

First Church, As one year ends and another gets ready to start, from every member of our Core Staff team… Aaron Russell, Director of Community Outreach and College Ministries; Angie Tobias, Director of Children’s Ministries; Ben Marzo, Director of Hospitality; D.G. Giordano, Pastor of Congregational Care; Desiree’ Bower, Director of Worship; Jake Bair, Contemporary Worship…

Welcome

Merry Christmas to you! And welcome on this very special and holy day! Today is a day of holy mystery, grace and wonder as we celebrate Jesus born among us. For on this day we have the opportunity to hear and receive the gifts our hearts truly long for as we experience the hope, peace,…

Christmas Reminders

First Church, It is a wonderful time of the year! Soon Christmas will be upon us followed by a new year. Hopefully you will be finding some extra time to spend with family or simply taking time to appreciate the blessings God has given us. In light of all that is coming our way, we…

What Gift Will We Give?

First Church, In just a few weeks we will celebrate the greatest gift the world has ever known—the gift God gave the world in sending His only Son Jesus to this earth. God gave US God’s best! For our benefit! As this reality dawned on those individuals present at the birth of Jesus, their hearts…

Share the Celebration

First Church, Many of you may know that today is the first Sunday in what we call Advent.  The term “Advent” literally means coming or “the arrival of an important person, thing, or event. For us as Jesus followers Advent is a reference to the coming of Jesus as a baby at Christmas.  Traditionally the Church…