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Upcoming Events
DEC

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SUN
Early Service
8:15 AM to 9:00 AM
Sunday School
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Morning Worship
10:20 AM to 11:30 AM
Chi-Rho
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
CYF
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DEC

21

THU
Prayer Shawl Ministry
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DEC

22

FRI
Office Closed at Noon
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
DEC

23

SAT
Men's Bible Study
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
What to Expect!

We know that visiting a new church can be an intimidating experience, but it is our goal at First Christian to make your first visit as pleasant and non-threatening as possible. So, in order to make your first visit easy, we’ve tried to anticipate some questions you might have:

 

What are your services like?
 Our services are usually a little over an hour in length. Our music is traditional in style. We welcome people who like to dress casually (t-shirt and jeans) as well as those who prefer more formal attire (a suit and tie or a dress) and you will see a mixure of both. We want you to come as you are.

Will you single me out as a visitor or make me stand up?
 We will gladly welcome you as you come through the door and give you directions if you need them, but we will not single you out during the service.

Where do I park?
 Plenty of parking is available on the east side of the building. For visitors we have a couple of reserved places for you convenience, close to our main entrance. 

What entrance do I use?
 The closest entrance to the sanctuary is on the east side of the building under the drive through awning.

When do I need to arrive?
 Our worship services begin at 8:15 & 10:20 A.M., with Sunday School for all ages beginning at 9:00 A.M. For your first visit, it would probably good idea for you to arrive 5 to 10 minuets early to get situated.

What do I do with my infant or toddler during the worship service?
 If you would like to worship in peace while your children are in a safe and fun environment designed just for them, we have a great nursery for your children during Sunday school and our second service. If you would like to keep your infant or toddler with you in service and are scared they might be disruptive, we have a cry room available on the south side of our sanctuary with a couple of rocking chairs and a one way mirror so you can enjoy the service while not worrying about the noises your child may make.

Do you have something for young children during church? We have Children’s Church available during our second worship services for preschoolers through 2nd grade. Children will be dismissed during the service to attend Children’s Church.

Can I keep my children with me during the worship service?
 Of Course, families are always welcome to worship together. For your convenience, we have children’s packets located in the narthex for your children to have something to do during service.

Will you be having a communion service the day I visit?
 Yes!  As Disciples we offer communion every week, and if you are a follower of Christ you are welcome to participate in the Lord’s Supper with us.

Will I need a Bible?
 You do not have to bring a Bible. We project the words of the scripture text on the screen while it is read aloud.  But it’s never a bad idea to bring your personal bible to highlight and make yourself some notes. 

Will I be expected to give during the offering?
 If you want, or feel called to!  Otherwise, we will not pressure you into anything.

Is your sanctuary accessible?
 Yes, our building is on one level, and the restrooms off the Sanctuary are accessible to people with disabilities.

Where are things located?  Check out the map below to get a feel for where things are.

A......................Nursery

B/E......................Children's Church

/Preschool Room

D......................Music and Movment Room

F......................Fellowship Room

G......................Youth Room

H......................Story/Movie Room

I.......................Friendship Classroom

J.......................Parlor

K......................Sanctuary

L.......................Gym

M......................Kitchen

N.......................Library                               

O.......................Art Room