Mental Health Sunday

Mental Health Sunday

“…love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another.”  – John 13:34 “When we feel certain that the human soul is no longer at work in the world, it’s time to make sure that ours is visible to someone, somewhere.” – Parker J....
Ann’s Story

Ann’s Story

This month we lift up the ministries of First Christian Church, giving thanks for their impact and praying for our faithfulness in them. During worship each Sunday we have invited a member to share what First Christian means to them. Ann Nichols shared her story with...
Caretakers

Caretakers

“A Movement for Wholeness in a Fragmented World” is part of the identity statement of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). This short phrase succinctly summarizes our call as people of faith who seek to follow Jesus and live into the ways of God’s reign. It...
A Reflection from Violet Bierce

A Reflection from Violet Bierce

Some things I learned through First Christian Church programs this summer I missed Pastor Ailsa while she was on sabbatical, but I deeply appreciated this summer’s sabbatical programs for the congregation. This is a note to God (inspired by Psalm 23)—and to each of...
Sabbatical Celebration Picnic

Sabbatical Celebration Picnic

It seems only right that our first official in-person gathering after many months will be a meal. Gathering with people at a table to eat may be the most powerful way to connect with others. It is one major way Jesus gathered with people. The gospels show us how Jesus...