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First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ

First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ

Growing in Faith

DISCIPLESHIP

As disciples making disciples for Jesus Christ, we invite, welcome, teach, share and call others to discipleship. At First Christian Church-Disciples of Christ) we practice six marks of discipleship:


  1. Pray daily;
  2. Worship weekly;
  3. Read the Bible regularly;
  4. Serve at and beyond First Christian Church;
  5. Be in relationship encouraging spiritual growth; and
  6. Give of time, talents and resources.

WORSHIP

Loving God 

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is committed to the  priesthood of all believers. That means that every member is a minister  who serves God as he or she is gifted and called. You will see this  lived out in our services of worship from greeters who welcome you at the door to those who present the gospel to our young people at the Children’s Moment. The Elders pray and officiate each Sunday at the communion table. Communion is served the to the church family by deacons. Our praise band, bell choir, chancel choir, organist and pianist lead  the congregation songs of worship. Worship is not a performance to  watch but an experience for all to share and give glory to God.

“Blended worship” on Sunday morning moves from an informal greeting  time to contemporary songs of praise, a time for our children, a  scripture-based sermon that relates to life today, and then closes with  the tradition and reverence of Holy Communion. Each “blended” service  seeks to offer the best of each genre in meaningful worship to the glory  of God. And, you are welcome to worship with us whether you are dressed  casually, “dressed up” or somewhere in between! You won’t feel out of  place because worship is not about what you wear, rather it is a desire  to encounter and grow in Christ.

We enjoy in special celebrations in Christ, rejoicing in special milestones along life’s journey of faith. We baptize  by immersion, giving an outward sign of one’s surrender into Christ as  Lord, dying to one’s self and rising to live for Christ.  All who are  already baptized are welcome to join First Christian church without  rebaptism, whatever your mode of baptism. We also provide A Service of Dedication for Infants and Children  as a covenant for parents and the church family to nurture children in  their life of faith. Please contact the pastor if you are interested in  baptism or dedication of a child.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

 

Sunday school begins at 9:30 am Sunday Morning -  Classes for ALL ages.


LiFT

 Living in Faith Together

A Sunday School program for children and adults of all ages. Participate in Bible-based conversations, snacks, activities, and prayer every week.  Nursery care is available during the Sunday School hour, provided by screened and CPR certified staff. For a Bible lesson and activities we encourage your family to join us for Sunday LiFT in Evan's Hall at 9:30 am. 


The Couples/Melon Class (Adult Class) - We represent several generations with a mix  of single and married. Each Sunday we spend time exploring and studying  Bible lessons through the David C. Cook Adult Bible Study Series.  We enjoy the fellowship of being together and sponsor at least two  gatherings beyond Sunday school. We welcome and encourage you  to come join the fun of fellowship, sharing the joy of learning and the  making of life-long friendships.


The Pastor’s Class (Youth-Adult)

A four-week study for individuals  interested in learning more about the Christian faith and the beliefs  and practices of this church.  The four sessions are:


  • Believing: key historic beliefs of the Christian faith,
  • Becoming: commitment and growth as a follower of Christ,
  • Belonging: history and mission of the church with emphasis on the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and
  • Beginnings: first steps toward a life-long faith journey.