transformation

Welcome

Merry Christmas to you! And welcome this night! We are so very glad that you are here! Regardless of what brought you to this place, we hope that tonight is truly part of a Merry Christmas for each one of you as we celebrate Jesus born among us. On this night, we have the opportunity…

Tangible Transformation

First Church, We talk a lot about transformation.  Transformation is at the heart of our vision as we seek to focus upon and follow Christ with all of who we are.  We know that lives that experience Jesus Christ are forever changed… they are transformed!  This is why we pray and seek to live into…

Thank You!

First Church, Once again you have humbled me and made me so incredibly grateful to serve as one of your pastors.  Last weekend at the Community Arts Center (CAC) was a true blessing—both to those who attended and for our community.  I have only heard tremendously positive feedback from those who were able to attend…

Wow! Looking Back, Moving Forward

First Church, Wow!  What an exciting time to be part of God’s church at First Church!  New years are always great times to reflect on what has just occurred, and get ready for what is to come. As I have reflected on this past year I am humbled and inspired by the lives God is…

Fully Alive: A Day Not to Miss

First Church, Happy New Year! I’m not sure I could be more excited about celebrating in worship for the first Sunday of 2016. But probably not for the reasons you might first assume. I, like many others, enjoy new years.  I appreciate the opportunities new years give… opportunities to leave past worries or burdens or…