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Some Ministry Updates

First Church, We continue to live into our Vision of “Transformation In Christ, Changing Lives Inside and Out” as we seek to keep up with the ways that God’s Holy Spirit would lead us.  As you might imagine, that involves change on our part when necessary in order to remain “in step” with God’s steps….

Pray Continually

First Church, Hopefully by now the words “Pray Continually” are starting to sound pretty familiar.  These words come from 1 Thessalonians 5:17 and they have been our theme/ memory verse for our Lenten sermon series focusing on prayer through the Lord’s Prayer.  So each week when we gather together for worship, at some point, we…

Tell It

First Church, Sometimes I hear folks say: “I did not know that was going on.”  In a church our size it can be very difficult “keep up” and properly communicate all the things we want to share.  Increasingly as a church we are doing our best to focus upon and communicate those elements that touch…

Think Team

First Church,   We speak often about our vision of “Transformation In Christ, Changing Lives Inside and Out.”  We speak of this because it is a constant reminder of our identity (individuals being transformed in the love of Jesus), our mission (transformation in our lives and the world), and our passion… (Jesus Himself)! In addition…

Replace Yourself

First Church,   Because of the importance of our vision of “Transformation in Christ, Changing Lives Inside and Out,” we do our best at First Church to constantly raise up leadership that understands, embraces, and lives out this vision with conviction.  Of course, the concept of vision is not really what is vital… it is…