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Sheffield Elementary Update
Posted by Cindy Johnston on

At the beginning of the school year, First Church Women's Ministry delivered gifts for all of the faculty and staff at Sheffield Elementary to let them know that we were praying for them and the children they teach. This was received with gladness and appreciation. As a result, Cindy...

Which Team Are You On?
Posted by Doug Miller, Senior Pastor on

Did you know that ministry teams have replaced a lot of “committees” at our church? We made that switch in several program areas of ministry back in 2014, although we will use the committee model for administrative work. Committees are best for managing the ongoing support of the...

Youth Summer Camp 2015
Posted by Caroline Burchett on

It's been about one week since the youth got back from summer camp. During our time at Sky Ranch, it became clear that we were encountering a mountaintop experience. Just like Peter, James, and John in Matthew 17, we were seeing Jesus in a different light, a light we had never seen before...

The Importance of Unity; 3 Verses to Know
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When things are in a state of chaos, people rush to a variety of different places. One of them is the Church. Currently our nation is in a state of chaos, people are divided by political and social issues from the Supreme Court to racial tensions. When the world in in turmoil, it is extremely...

Stories of The Spirit: Acts 5
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This past sunday in our "Stories of the Spirit" lesson, we learned about Ananias and Sapphira, two characters notorious for the greed and attempted deceit against the apostles. Here's the story; Ananias sold some of their property and brought some of the profits before Peter, while trying to...

Stories of Spirit Power
Posted by Doug Miller, Senior Pastor on

The stories of the power released by the Holy Spirit in the book of Acts cause us to read with awe and amazement as we understand the incredible power that God gave to believers and to His church! We marvel at the various ways that power was released then, even as we seek to experience that...

Thank you from Hope Women's Center!
Posted by Caryn Bruce on

THANK YOU ALL!  The staff and volunteers of Hope Women’s Center would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the congregation of First Church Carrollton for your participation in this year’s baby bottle campaign. First Church was able to raise over $2000 to support Hope...

Annual Conference and the Memory Train
Posted by Doug Miller, Senior Pastor on

Keeping track of time and memories is an important task in life. People do it in various ways, according to their personality type and other factors. For remembering life-changing moments, they seem to organize themselves. Birthdays, graduations, marriage, children, deaths in your family... all...

Why Does Life Change?
Posted by Cindy Palmer, Associate Pastor on

Texas weather is always interesting. If you have lived in Texas very long, you know that in a day weather can change from very pleasant temperatures to ice and snow. The recent rain is filling the lakes and giving life to the land. We are now enjoying spring like weather (for about 3 days)...

Modern Day Slavery: Now What?
Posted by Meagan Jackson on

Leaving the Modern Day Slavery event on Saturday, April 18, I came home ready to write a piece to share my thoughts and experiences. However, I came home to a busy house and was unable to sit and put all my thoughts on paper. So I have been marinating in my experience, marinating in the statics...