First Church News

Contemporary Worship Survey Response Review

Worship Survey Response – 95 responses were received from an average weekly attendance of approximately 130 (during the first three months of 2013).  Three interrelated contemporary worship subjects – the Congregation, Worship Leaders, and the Worship experience were addressed in the survey.  Summarized survey results and associated comments were read and discussed in committee during…

A Report to Our Church Family

Those who were members and friends of our church in the summer of 2007 will painfully remember our dismaying discovery that substantial funds had been wrongly diverted from various accounts to cover shortfalls in First Church’s operating budget. This apparently had been happening over a period of time but had not been discovered by the…

Courageous Dads

Join us at this nationwide webcast prepared just for men – dads and future dads – for a 90 minute video telecast with a variety of speakers, videos and comedy all prepared to inspire and encourage us as men.   The simulcast is a great blend of powerful stories, challenging messages, and humor.  The purpose of…

Tornado Aid

UMCOR.org > click on tornadoes Help relieve some of the devastation caused by a massive tornado last week in Oklahoma. Giving to efforts through the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) ensures that 100% of your donation will go to those affected by the devastating tornadoes. Here’s how to donate: Text Message: Make an immediate…

Celebration Lunch

Celebrating two decades in ministry! Join the Party! Who: Steve Schneeberger What: Thank You Celebration Lunch Where: contemporary worship center When: June 2, noon – 2 p.m. Why: Join us as we express our gratitude for 20 years of Steve’s service to our church, our youth and countless ministries and small groups. Steve is transitioning out of his role as…