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An Ice Cream social for ALL ages is planned for Saturday, August 25 at 4:00 pm on the front lawn of the church. Please join our church family for an ice cream extravaganza as we celebrate the end of summer and prepare for the fall. This is a time of fellowship and...read more
This week around the church house… Interior demolition work on Buildings B & C is nearing an end! This week saw the removal of several of our treasured windows in and around the chapel, which have been saved for our future repurposing. Starting on Monday, demolition...read more
During our Promotion Sunday on August 26, our 3-year-olds promote up to the new children's loft and our rising kindergartners promote to their new school-age classrooms. We will gather at 9:15 am in the children's loft for a celebration (including fun snacks!),...read more
This week around the church house… The crew from Foss Demolition has been hard at work these past few weeks, abating whatever asbestos they find inside and removing any fixtures and finishes (sinks, ceiling tiles, flooring, windows, etc.), all to prepare Buildings B &...read more
Accessing Our Church House During Demolition By now you know that the entirety of our back parking lot will be closed off for the duration of asbestos abatement and demolition of Buildings B & C, a period of time to last a total of 10-12 weeks. As such and after...read more
Bread For the World: A Four-Week Preaching Series In the Gospel of John chapter 6, we hear a number of stories about Jesus and bread -- bread fed unexpectedly to thousands, bread referenced as Jesus reminds his disciples of God’s promises, bread given as Jesus...read more
All are invited to attend our upcoming Quarterly Church Conference on Wednesday, August 22, from 6:15-7:15 p.m. in Kelly Auditorium. Among our regular business, we will hear updates from the Special Committee on Facilities and Mission, House & Grounds Committee, and...read more
All are welcomed and invited to gather in Kelly Auditorium on Sunday, August 19, from 9:00-10:15 am to catch a glimpse of ministries and missions at First on Fifth in this new school year! As is our custom, many of our church’s rhythms align with the school year, and...read more
By now you know that the entirety of our back parking lot will be closed off for the duration of asbestos abatement and demolition of Buildings B & C, a period of time to last a total of 10-12 weeks. As such and after helpful conversations with many of you, access to...read more