Weekly News 8.15.19

By August 15, 2019



Sanctuary Service
9:30 am | Sanctuary | Katie Stewart
11:00 am | Youth Sunday | “Boxed In”

7:15 am | Community Breakfast | Wesley Hall
8:30 am | Worship | Chapel | Dr. Bill Longsworth

The Gathering
9:30 & 11:00 am | Wesley Hall | Dr. Zhenya Gurina-Rodriguez

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.

Youth Sunday 2019: Boxed In


This Sunday, the 11:00 am Sanctuary Service will be led by 10 high school seniors. The group includes 5 musicians, 2 (almost) Eagle Scouts, computer whizzes, science geeks, animal advocates, basketball players, chess champions, and varsity athletes.


See You at Church

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


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.


Baptism of the Loveys

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


Here’s what’s happening this week

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


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.


Moment With Mike

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

more moment with mike


Annie Jean Hemphill,
proud parents are
Claire & Tanner Hemphill,
pictured with brother,
Liam Hemphill

In Memoriam

Dr. John O’Rear

Memorial Gifts

Children’s Ministries in Memory of:
Thomas L. Butler & Thomas D. Butler by Judy Butler

First Street Methodist Mission in Memory of:
Martha Sisler by Ann & Wayne Maddox

Foundation Memorial Fund in Memory of:
Martha Sisler by Mrs. J.W. Renfro
Stan Dixon by Bruce Uppendahl
Stan Dixon by Curtis L. or Sherri L. Conrad
Stan Dixon by Rena K. Mies
Stan Dixon by Earl or Norma J. Compton
Stan Dixon by Edward M. & Brenda E. Becker
Stan Dixon by Gregory F. & Marcia A. Kampling
Stan Dixon by Gary L. & Debra S. Henning
Stan Dixon by Hillman Sales LLC
Stan Dixon by Leslie & Donna Symes
Stan Dixon by Leslie & Janet Symes
Stan Dixon by Stacy & Clint Devore
Stan Dixon by Stacy & Vicki Turner
Stan Dixon by Terry E. or Paula J. Voth
Stan Dixon by Whit & Meri Perryman
Stan Dixon by Winona & Max Perkins
Stan Dixon by William D. & Cynthia Fisher

General Fund in Memory of:
Martha Sisler by Pat Richardson

Methodist Justice Ministry in Memory of:
Martha Sisler by Mr. & Mrs Thomas Sturdivant

Honorary Gifts

General Fund in Honor of:
Jack McGee by Ellen MCGee

Methodist Justice Ministry in Honor of:
Chris Terry by Rebecca Christensen

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



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