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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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Bible Study, 9:15am
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Fellowship Dinner, 5:30pm

Latest News

First Fellowship Meal August 7

We will gather for our August First Fellowship meal on Wednesday, August 7, at 5:30 pm.  Following dinner, Darlene Guerry will lead us in a creative, intergenerational ministry opportunity.  Look forward to seeing all of you then!

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Building Update 7.18.2019

This week around the church house… Copper panels continue to be installed on the roof, and the cornice area around the top of the building is being scraped for fresh paint this week. Work on the tower moves along on schedule, with most of the restoration work now...

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Sunday Bible Studies Resume July 21

Many of our regular Sunday morning Bible classes will meet again starting on Sunday, July 21 at 9:15 am following the conclusion of our summer study, Unafraid, that concludes on July 14. Please meet Brent Greene at 9 am in the Ammons-Lolley Commons on July 21 if you...

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The Big Chill is July 21

JOIN YOUR FIRST ON FIFTH FRIENDS AS WE SCOOP UP SOME FUN AT "THE BIG CHILL"! We are going to scoop up some fun on Sunday, July 21, at “The Big Chill,” a cool event benefitting The Shalom Project.  FBC will sponsor a booth.  Interested in manning the booth or making a...

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Quarterly Church Conference July 24

Our next Quarterly Church Conference is Wednesday, July 24.  Dinner begins at 5:30 pm in Kelly Auditorium.  Our menu includes baked chicken, rice, salad and bread.  Following dinner, our Quarterly Church Conference will begin at 6:15 pm, when we will hear regular...

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Building Update 7.11.2019

Work on the roof has started up the dome! Copper paneling has bound the seams of the dome, and large sheets of copper are next to be installed. Around the roof, work will continue this week in painting cornices and A-frame sections, as well as around the top of the...

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