Weekly News 12.13.19

By December 12, 2019

Sunday

Worship

Sanctuary Service
9:30 & 11:00 am | Sanctuary | Dr. Tim Bruster
Sermon Series: Joy to the World
“Make the Blessings Flow: Unabashed Joy”

DiscipleChurch
7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodriguez

The Gathering
9:30 & 11:00 am | Wesley Hall | Rev. Lance Marshall

eleven:eleven
11:11 am | 512 W. 4th St. | Rev. Tom McDermott

Additional Opportunities

Youth Worship
9:30 – 10:30 am | Justin Youth Building

Chapel Communion
10:35 am | Chapel | Dr. Len Delony

Dementia Friendly Chapel Service
Wednesdays | 10:00 – 10:45 am | Chapel

Join us live online on Sunday mornings at 9:30 am for The Gathering, 11:00 am for Sanctuary, and 11:11 am for eleven:eleven.

Listen to each previous week’s sermon and music on Sunday mornings at 7:30 am on WRR 101.1 FM.

Sunday Worship Previews

See You at Church

Robert Stovall, Director of Music & Worship Arts, gives a quick preview of the music offering for this Sunday.

Advent

Joy to the World: our 2019 First Church Advent theme celebrates the triumph of hope, love, joy, and peace with the 300th anniversary of this beloved Christmas classic as backdrop. Here’s a quick overview of the season from Dr. Tim Bruster, Senior Pastor.

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News

Do you see yourself?

Please view these construction fence banners, and let us know if it’s not OK for you or your children to appear in these ministry photos by July 14.

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Baptism of the Loveys

How can you “remember your baptism and be thankful” if you can’t actually remember your baptism?

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Here’s what’s happening this week

Here’s what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!

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What’s NEXT: Beam Signing for New Children’s Wing

This past Wednesday morning at 9:00 am our church leaders and children’s staff gathered in the east parking lot construction area for the first of many big moments in our Next90 Building Expansion project construction journey.

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Grooves in Stone Staircases

Here’s your weekly Letter from Lance along with what’s up and what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!

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Wesleyan Adventurers Luncheon

This week our Wesleyan Adventurers met in person for the first time in more than a year to enjoy lunch, meet new members, and reconnect with old friends.

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This is Why Coffee is Critical.

Here’s your weekly Letter from Lance along with what’s up and what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!

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Worship Makes a Real Difference in Our Lives.

Here’s your weekly Letter from Lance along with what’s up and what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!

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We Are Spirit-Filled, Spirit-Led People!

Here’s your weekly Letter from Lance along with what’s up and what’s happening This Sunday and This Week at First Church!

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One Grand Night

Join us for “One Grand Night,” a fundraising event benefiting Spectrum Chamber Music Society, on Thursday, May 27 starting at 7:00 pm, in-person in our beautiful and historic

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Moment With Mike

Stay up to date with the latest announcements presented by Dr. Mike Marshall.

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New Members

Julie Gordon


Erin Perkes

Baptisms

Ottie Rose Boggess, proud parents are Kristen & Casey Boggess

Brooke Madison Habash and Blair Reagan Habash, proud parents are Amy & Nabil Habash

Hospitalizations

Doug Higgins
Lawson “Len Delony”

In Memoriam

Ernestine Kohl

Memorial Gifts

First Street Methodist Mission in Memory of:
Don Sirles by Terry & David Klipsch

General Fund in Memory of:
Clare J. Bird and William L. Bird by Pamela J. Bird and William L. Bird Jr.

Methodist Justice Ministry in Memory of:
Linda Billman by Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey & Deborah Cunion
Linda Billman by Caren & Greg Walker

Honorary Gifts

Christmas Offering in Honor of:
Carrie Harrington c/o Mary Lou Harrington by Cecile Montgomery
Becky Christensen by Cecile Montgomery

First Street Methodist Mission in Honor of:
Donald Langston by Jim Robinson Jr.

General Fund in Honor of:
Dr. Bill Longsworth by Jacqueline & John Van Meter

Want to honor a special person or accomplishment?
Feel moved to make a gift in memory of someone you care about?
Make an Honorary or Memorial Donation

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