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February 25, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | (CLC) Stryker Hall — 601 Market St

Inflatables. Pizza. Crafts. Face Painting, Fun. Jesus. Your kid is invited to come experience these things and more at Jump & Jesus! This is a free community event held at our Christian Life Center (CLC) Stryker Hall (located at 601 Market St).

There will be a separate inflatable for kids 4 and under. Parents are required and responsible for their children at this event.

ContactCourtney WynnChildren’s Minister


Beginning February 22

We celebrate Lent to remember the journey Jesus made leading to His sacrifice on the cross, and ultimately our salvation. In our Lenten sermon series, we will intentionally focus on taking this time to self-reflect, confess, and surrender our burdens to God to receive hope and grace in times of struggle. We’ll be studying Scriptures highlighting Jesus’ life and explore what Jesus has to say about the topic. 

We encourage everyone to engage in some spiritual discipline to draw closer to God during this season of preparation. Disciplines include fasting, prayer, confession, worship, and sabbath rest.

Learn more about our opportunities and services by clicking the button below:


 January 3 to March 31, 2023, 9 PM – 7 AM daily | (FEC) Fellowship Hall — 604 Market St

From January to March, First Church opens its doors to offer warm food and shelter to anyone in need. The shelter is open from 9 PM to 7 PM daily. If you are seeking this resource, please arrive to the front doors by the fountain at 9 PM.

The Code Blue Team is looking for people to serve as overnight hosts for the 2023 season (January 3 – March 31). Being an overnight host includes setting up cots, serving food, and being hospitable to guests. If you are willing to serve as an overnight host, reach out to John.

If you can prepare and deliver a meal to the church, click the button below to sign up for a day and meal. Donations should be easy-to-serve items such as BBQ, mac and cheese, soups, pulled pork, pizzas, casseroles, donuts, or other baked goods. Please note that meals should be delivered by 8:30 PM, and be sure to check that site often as to be updated with the most accurate number of guests being served.

Contact: John Best, Acts Network Leader