prayer

Revive-ALL!

First Church, As blessed as First Church has been throughout its history, we know that it is easy to become too comfortable as a church.  And with too much comfort comes stagnation, a lack of urgency, and a lack of faith to fully rely on God.  We never want to be such a church. Beginning…

Revival, Renewal, Resurrection

First Church,   It is hard to believe but Ash Wednesday (the first day of the 40 day Lenten journey towards the cross), is almost here.  It will be Wednesday, February 10.  In addition to our Ash Wednesday service at 7PM in the Evangelical Center (FEC) Sanctuary (which I hope you all will come to),…

Experience Unexpected Birth

First Church, I realize that we have been preparing for Christmas for weeks now… for some of us months…and for a select few since December 26 of last year!  And yet it seems that no matter how much preparation we do for Christmas, we still are never quite ready for it.  There is always one…

Use Your Voice

Merry Christmas First Church! Whether we “feel” ready or not…. Christmas is fast approaching!  What an exciting time of year as we draw our focus back to the Christ child who comes among us! If you were with us in worship last week, you might remember that when we looked at the story of Zechariah…

Come Lord Jesus Come!

First Church,   I hope that you all had a terrific Thanksgiving.  I often hear from folks that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday because it is simply about getting together with family and loved ones to express appreciation and Thanksgiving for the blessings that we have in life. Please know, First Church, how incredibly thankful…