First Church News

Clean the World One Day Mission

Join us on Saturday, April 9 for a Soapy Saturday event at Clean the World. During this One Day Mission, you will take part in service by sorting through hotel soap and shampoo that will be recycled and made into new hygiene kits. These kits are distributed locally and around the world to those in…

More Than a Meal

More Than a Meal  | Wednesdays & Sundays 6:30 – 7:30 pm (Gathering Space) Join us for dinner and conversation as we explore our core values and find meaningful ways to live as missional people. One of the pastors or discipleship staff will facilitate discussion each week, using Michael Frost’s book Five Habits of a Highly Missional People as a conversation guide. Begins Sunday,…

Upcoming Youth Events

The Youth Ministry of First Church, The Skylight, is committed to helping youth in sixth through twelfth grade experience the love of Christ and learn how to share that love with the world. Led by Director of Youth Ministry Justin Cox, the Skylight provides a way for youth to develop their faith in God and build relationships…

Organ Concert

Dongho Lee, a native of Seoul, Korea, will play our magnificient organ in a solo organ concert, Sunday, March 6 at 3:00 pm. Ms. Lee has concertized throughout the United States, Europe and South Korea, in numerous churches, cathedrals and concert halls.  She earned degrees from Yonsei University in Korea while serving as organist at…

Classical Guitar Recital

Rafael Scarfullery will present a Classical Guitar recital in our Chapel on Saturday evening, February 27, at 7:00 pm. Rafael is Director of Music and organist at Aldersgate UMC in Charlottesville, Virginia. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts in Guitar Performance from Shenandoah University and performs throughout America, including Carnegie Hall in New York.…