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Creation Care Guide

2012 Lenten Article Series by the First Church Green Team Faced with increasing ecological damage to the environment, as well as an increase in the rate of the extinction of our wild life, people everywhere are coming to understand that we cannot continue to misuse the earth as we do now. We are so closely…

Creation Care Guide

2012 Lenten Article Series by the First Church Green Team As we consider what personal sacrifice and acts of self-denial we want to make during this Lenten Season, let us make ourselves aware of what is happening in God’s Creation. The Biblical vision of compassion is a demanding concept. The scriptures push us into the…

FAQ about A New Beginning: Wednesdays in Lent

Are RSVPs needed … Are reservations or a pre-order needed for dinner? No. We will not be using a reservation or pre-order system for Wednesday night dinners in Lent. Orders will be taken by the caterer when you arrive. Pre-orders and pre-payments are not accepted at this time. For nursery? Yes, up to two years…

Creation Care Guide week 1

2012 Lenten Article Series by the First Church Green Team On February 22 Ash Wednesday will begin the Holy Season of Lent.  The season of Lent is based on the New Testament story of Jesus’ 40 days of prayer and fasting in the wilderness. It is a time for personal self-denial and taking time for…

Stephen Ministry

For some people, Valentine’s Day is a painful reminder of a broken relationship, the death of a loved one, a recent relocation, a chronic illness, or another life challenge. If you are going through a difficult time, our Stephen Ministers can bring Jesus’ love (God’s “ultimate Valentine”) back into your life. A Stephen Minister provides…