People come to First Church from many different places, looking for many different things. What many find is an open and welcoming congregation with a passion for others.
12/23/2014 by Patsy McGillivray
Many times I have written that we struggle with reaching new downtown residents. There is one tool we know that works – social media, but we need your help. Often members of our congregation – YOU – go home after church and make a comment about what you heard during worship on your Facebook account. If you don&...
11/25/2014 by Patsy McGillivray
When I learned that was the theme for this Advent season, my mind immediately went to two thoughts:
Hebrews 13:2 – “Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some people have entertained angels without knowing it.”
Mother Teresa – “Everyone you meet is Jesus in disguise.”
I have talked about ...
10/28/2014 by Audrey Kawel
One of the beautiful and wonderful things about being part of a church family is its vast potential for diversity. Each one of us brings something unique to the body and, as in every family, we grow as we learn to appreciate and support one another. You never know whom you might encounter on Sunday, but with an open heart you just might be a ...
9/23/2014 by Patsy McGillivray
People come to First Church from many different places, looking for many different things. What many find is an open and welcoming congregation with a passion for hospitality. Here is one such story.