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Responses from October Night of Worship
Posted by Lauren Shirley on

During the Night of Worship in October, we had a time of praying for our church and listening for what God would say to us as a church in this time. Here are some of the responses people shared with us:  We love our selfishness, please may we love the world the way you do. May the...

Staff Appreciation!
Posted by Kristin Taylor, SPRC Chair on

It is our tradition to take the month of October to celebrate our pastors and staff. We are so blessed for our pastors, staff and their families and the many ways that they faithfully serve and selflessly give of their time and talents. So how can we show them our appreciation? Pray for...

Rev. Joe Heaton Funeral Information
Posted by Doug Miller, Senior Pastor on

Joe Wesley Heaton, 81, of Denison, died Sunday, June 24 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Bratcher Funeral Home Chapel. Horace Groff will officiate. A family visitation will be held one hour before the service at...

Gift Cards
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The Bible reminds us that if we love God, we should also love our brothers and sisters who are in need.  (I John 3:17, 4:19-21). The Benevolence fund is an assistance ministry to people who are needing financial help. Trained members interview those people who are requesting support. A...

College Care Packages
Posted by Nancy Golden on

Hi! I'm Nancy Golden, director of Pursuit - our Young Adults Ministry here at First Church. According to Sticky Faith, an organization created to help set students on a trajectory of lifelong faith and service, college students who have contact with their former youth leaders and adults from...

Pastor & Staff Appreciation
Posted by Vicki Pierce on

We are so richly blessed by the dedication and loving care of our pastors and staff. Now is our opportunity to bless them for enriching our lives with God’s Word and tirelessly demonstrating God’s love. October is Pastor and Staff Appreciation Month.  Look for ways to show your...

Easter Egg Donations Needed
Posted by Cindy Johnston on

The annual Easter Egg Scramble will take place on Saturday, March 26 at 10 a.m. for all kids and families. Help make this event a very sweet time by bringing in your donation of candy filled eggs! Please be sure that all candy is individually wrapped. We will be collecting candy and egg...

Soundtrack: Singing the Psalms
Posted by Lauren Shirley on

The Psalms are songs, written not for reading but singing. What if we could sing them again, claiming the Psalms as the soundtrack of our lives? This Lent, we’re challenging every member of our congregation to do just that using “Soundtrack.” Each day sing a psalm, read a brief...

KidSwap
Posted by Bonnie Downing on

Did you know about our new kids' clothes closet? KidSwap is in room E108, and we have clothes, shoes, toys, bedding, and equipment for babies and kids - come get what you need and swap what your kids have outgrown! Volunteers to help organize during the week and donations of disposable diapers...