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We are a community in the heart of the city called by Jesus to practice bold love of God and neighbor and boundless compassion for all people

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Easter Celebration, and Come Get a Plant!

We gather on Sunday morning, April 4, at 10:30am for an Easter Celebration across the street from our church house on the plaza of 500 West Fifth! Bring a chair or blanket, and wear your mask! Then shortly thereafter, join us on the front steps to affix flowers to our...

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Holy Week & Easter at First on Fifth

Holy Week & Easter at First on Fifth

Holy Week Stations of the CrossMarch 29 - April 2, Monday through Friday, 11:00am-1:00pm, Sanctuary We welcome members and guests from the community for a time of Holy Week reflection and prayer to walk the Stations of the Cross around the perimeter of the Sanctuary....

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Word-a-Day Daily Practice

Word-a-Day Daily Practice

As we did during the Advent season, this year during Lent, all are invited to post an image, a quote, a Bible verse, or a story that our ‘word of the day’ prompts in your imagination. Each day, we will share an invitation on Facebook and Instagram to do just that,...

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Ash Wednesday Worship via Zoom

Ash Wednesday Worship via Zoom

On Wednesday, February 17, at 6:30pm, all are invited to join in our time of Ash Wednesday worship as we orient ourselves to the Lenten season with the ancient rituals of remembering ‘from dust we are, and to dust we shall return.’ All the materials you will need for...

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Observing Lent at First on Fifth

Observing Lent at First on Fifth

This year during the Lenten season, we wonder together: as we emerge of such a long season of death, endings, trauma, and disintegration -- much of which has seemed senseless and deeply tragic -- what might it mean for us to remember anew the meaningful death of...

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