Holy Week at First on Fifth

Holy Week at First on Fifth

April 15, 16, 17 – 12:15-12:45 pm | Midday contemplative prayer services | Sanctuary April 18 – 7:00 pm | Maundy Thursday Communion Service| Kelly Auditorium From the Latin “mandatum novum”, Maundy Thursday gives space for us to practice the...
4.4.2019 Building Update

4.4.2019 Building Update

Much activity continues outside on the Poplar Street side of the building this week, as the ramp takes shape with the addition of brick to its side. In the picture below, you see our architect Joe Bircher assisting in the selection of a stone topper to the ramp. Ramp...
3.28.2019 Building Update

3.28.2019 Building Update

This week around the church house… Lots of activity has unfolded this week on the side of our building, where the ramp has now been backfilled with gravel on the ramp and the stairs area. Masons have begun work on the brick siding. Enjoy looking out the windows now...
Building Update 3.7.2019

Building Update 3.7.2019

This week around the church house… Yesterday (Wednesday), Michelle Walter (our historic preservationist) and Steve Hicks (our superintendent) scaled the tower scaffolding for a first assessment of the site! Their work yielded a number of fascinating pictures, several...
“Becoming” Begins March 13

“Becoming” Begins March 13

Wednesdays, March 13 – May 1, 6:15 p.m. in Kelly Auditorium + a special “Becoming” event with the Baxleys on Saturday, March 30, 4:00 p.m. “Therefore since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses,” says the writer of Hebrews, “let us run the race of...
Building Update 2.28.2019

Building Update 2.28.2019

This week around the church house… Today (Thursday), the old chiller will be removed from the back of our building! This is happening through the work of a huge crane on site, lifting off the chiller and preparing the stand to receive the newer, more efficient and...

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