First Church News

One Service & Farewell Celebration

June 23 | One Service in the Sanctuary | 10:30 am We invite the whole First Church family to come together for worship and to celebrate the ministries of Pastors Bob, Emily, and Shelly.  Following the combined worship service at 10:30 am, there will be a reception in the Gathering Space with light bites and refreshments.…

One Service at 10:30 on 5/26

Join us this Memorial Day weekend as we welcome the Pensacola Children’s Chorus with ONE worship service on Sunday, May 26 at 10:30 am in the Sanctuary. Rev. Dr. Bob Bushong is preaching. See you then! More about the Pensacola Children’s Chorus The Pensacola Children’s Chorus was founded in 1990 and serves as the leading…

New Pastors Announced

The Staff Parish Relations Committee announced on Sunday, 4/28 that our new pastors, beginning in July, will be Rev. Dr. Vance Rains as Lead Pastor and Rev. Emily Sterling as Executive Pastor. It will be a homecoming for Vance who grew up in Orlando and served our youth at First Church in the 1980’s. He…

Register for Camp Wesley

June 3 – August 2 Camp Wesley Registration is live! The theme this year is Let’s Get Moving In Christ.  We divided the camp in two sections based on grade level. Our Explorers will be children who just completed Kindergarten-3rd grade. Our Adventurers will be children who just completed 4th-6th grade. Please be sure to register under the appropriate…

Register for VBS

Vacation Bible School 2019 | June 17 – 21 Welcome to Roar VBS, this summer’s mane event! This epic African adventure engages the whole herd. At Roar, kids explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that powers them through this wild life. You’re in for a week full of fun, superb music, and a wild setting…