NEW!!! High School Youth Group is starting on March 20from 11:30AM – 1PM in the dining room. Calling all high school students in grades 9-12!!! Are you looking for a safe and welcoming community within First Church to spend some time bonding with friends and having fun? A place where you can feel free to share both your triumphs and concerns? Well, the new senior high youth group is YOUR group!
Holly Columbus-Frye and Shana Dodge are leading this group. We will meet every 2 weeks after the 10AM Worship. .We would love to see you at the first meeting! We will be playing cornhole, eating pizza, getting to know each other, and deciding on a name for the group
Family Forum – Mark Baddeley of the Pastoral Counseling Services will lead another Family Forum with us on Thursday, March 10 from 7-8:15PM. The theme is “The Importance of Religion and Spirituality”. It will be held via zoom. More information will follow. Please contact LeeAnne or the church office for the link.
Sunday School & Nursery.
The Nursery opens for our youngest members (infants through age 2) at 9:45 AM during the 10:00 AM worship service. Nursery coordinators are on hand to greet parents and explain the procedure for checking in and picking up your child.
Come prepared to share your stories and learn our lessons in faith and fellowship with our church family of teachers, assistants and classmates.
Preschool, K, 1&2: Our youngest students Preschool, K, 1&2 learn about Jesus calling the disciples, the sermon on the mount and Lent this month.
GRADES 3&4, 5&6: Older students grades 3&4, 5&6 learn about being a disciple, honoring parents and those we love, not to hurt others and the importance of Truth this month.
Make a Difference (MAD) News
M.A.D. M.A.D. Students meet today to learn, rally and respond to help victims of the tornadoes December of 2021. Our focus is to learn about this specific disaster and tragedy, what victims need and want and how to help.
Look for M.A.D. Posters with images of the tornado placed around the church to build sensitivity and awareness. Share your time, talents and treasure for those in need. We appreciate the gifts given for this special offering in our Magical, Missional Ministry Bowl. Look for MAD teachers and students or address your offering to MAD Care of LeeAnne Steenhoek and give it to one of the Deacons. May they receive our tornado of love, light and healing.
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. -Galatians 6:9