May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

“Confronting our feelings and giving them appropriate expression always takes strength, not weakness. It takes strength to acknowledge our anger, and sometimes more strength yet to curb the aggressive urges anger may bring and to channel them into nonviolent outlets....
END THE STIGMA

END THE STIGMA

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. First Christian Church is dedicated to ending the stigma that persists regarding mental health.  One of the best ways to end the stigma regarding mental health is to learn how to communicate better when we talk about our own or...
Becoming the Beloved Community: BLIND, part 2

Becoming the Beloved Community: BLIND, part 2

When Ann Nichols was a reader for a blind high school student in the 1960’s, she found many people imagined limitations and pitied her.  They assumed Naomi wouldn’t be able to swim, or take the geometry class, or learn how to find her classrooms without a guide. All...

Hospitality/Casa Alitas Update

First Christian is responding to the need of those seeking asylum in our region. Between last Wednesday and Sunday, we were called upon to received seven families on an emergency basis when Casa Alitas was short on rooms. We thank those who offered their time and...