First Church News

Register for Dinner & Discussion

Join us for dinner and discussion with Rev. Dr. Gary Mason on Sunday, April 15 at 6:30 pm in the Contemporary Worship Center. Gary has lectured in political, religious and academic forums throughout Europe, South Africa, the Middle East and the U.S.A. seeking to engage, mentor and share lessons from the Irish peace process. Register…

Spring Carnival

Saturday | April 14, 2018 | 12:30 – 3:30 pm Join us as we partner with our nearby Methodist churches to host a community-wide carnival. The carnival will be fun for all ages and will be a great chance to get to know what wonderful things are going on in our very own downtown community.…

The Bible in Twelve Words

Have you ever wanted to get a picture of the overall unity of the Bible, but can only commit to a short-term study? You are invited to join us for a new class, “The Bible in Twelve Words,” created and taught by Rev. William “Bill” Barnes, former Lead Pastor of St. Luke’s UMC. Bill is…

Questioning Capital Punishment Study

Sunday, March 25 – Wednesday, March 28 | Classroom 1 Throughout this 4-day study, facilitated by Mary Maxwell, Debbie Hill, and Lamar Coleman, we will engage in dialogue and use our church’s core values and the United Methodist Social Principles to critically examine our positions on capital punishment. The study will begin with a showing…

Holy Week & Easter Services

Easter time is here and love is alive! At First Church, we invite you to be a part of a church where we walk through life together seeking and loving God, loving and serving people. As we journey through Holy Week and hear the story of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection, we discover how much…