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What Gift Will We Give?

First Church, In just a few weeks we will celebrate the greatest gift the world has ever known—the gift God gave the world in sending His only Son Jesus to this earth. God gave US God’s best! For our benefit! As this reality dawned on those individuals present at the birth of Jesus, their hearts…

Share the Celebration

First Church, Many of you may know that today is the first Sunday in what we call Advent.  The term “Advent” literally means coming or “the arrival of an important person, thing, or event. For us as Jesus followers Advent is a reference to the coming of Jesus as a baby at Christmas.  Traditionally the Church…

fuse* Student Ministry Update

This Fall has gotten off to an incredibly exciting start with our Fuse Student Ministry!  I have asked Josh Tobias as our Fuse Student Ministry director to share some of the exciting things going on, along with some updates and information on what to expect in the days ahead.  Please be praying for Josh, for…

Celebrating the Saints

First Church, I still remember Violet Fittinghoff (what a name huh?). Violet was in her 70’s when I was a teenager.  She had no reason to take any interest in me.  She did not know my family.  We were not related.  I was over 50 years younger than her! And yet, from the moment Violet…