Hello friends! This isn’t the first time I’ve written for this church’s blog, but it is the first time I’ve done so as your interim ministry intern! I was honored when Lee asked me if I was interested in this opportunity, and I continue to be honored with all of the votes of confidence and… Read More →
In the Christian tradition, we remember that Jesus gathered for a Passover feast the night before he died. We call it “Maundy Thursday” – “Maundy” means “commandment” – as it was on that night that Jesus gave his disciples the commandment to “love one another.” It was also at that meal that Jesus shared the… Read More →
Holy Week at First Christian Church Join us for the following special services throughout Holy Week: Maundy Thursday Passover Seder, April 17, 7:00 p.m. (What’s this? Read details here!) Good Friday, April 18, Noon (followed by lunch) Easter Sunday, April 20 7:30 Sunrise Service 8:15 Breakfast 9:00 Bible Study 10:00 Easter Worship
Join us Wednesday, March 19, at 6:00 p.m., for our monthly TWF dinner. Food will be provided at the March 19th TWF. The menu is fried or rotisserie chicken and chicken nuggets, Mac and cheese, salad, and desert. For TWF this month, Shannon Axtell-Martin of Partners in Health and Wholeness will present FCC’s Silver Level… Read More →
Lent began last Wednesday. Rev. Moses traced the sign of the cross with ashes on my forehead. Some people find Ash Wednesday depressing. I appreciated Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber’s discussion of how Ash Wednesday is not depressing but refreshing because we gather to remind each other of the truth: “What is so wonderful about Ash Wednesday… Read More →
Join us Wednesday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m., as we begin the season of Lent with our Ash Wednesday service. It’s a simple, but powerful service in which we confess before God that we live in a broken world and pray for forgiveness, reconciliation, and healing.We practice the ancient tradition of receiving ashes on our… Read More →
Help the Christian Men’s Fellowship (CMF) raise funds with its annual BBQ cookout! For $8, you receive 12 oz.BBQ, slaw and two rolls. Pickup will be Saturday, March 8, from 12-5 p.m. Last year the BBQ sold out by 3 p.m.! Tickets are available from CMF participants or the church office. Contact the church office… Read More →
The reality is that life sometimes leads us through the wilderness and into the desert, whether it’s an unexpected illness, a job loss, a tough relationship, or just a rough patch. The season of Lent – the six weeks leading up to Holy Week and Easter –gives us an opportunity to walk this desert path… Read More →
The church office is closed Thursday, February 13. Additional weather-related updates will be posted here as necessary.
The Vintage Bunch has been cancelled for Wednesday, February 12. The musical entertainment and lunch will be rescheduled at a later date.