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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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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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Creating Space for Soul Care

Creating Space for Soul Care

Throughout this season where our collective hearts and souls are in need of lifting, all are invited to gather once a month on a Thursday night via Zoom for what we’re calling “Word Made Flesh.” These member-led monthly gatherings will center the creative arts as a...

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Winter Sermon Series

Winter Sermon Series

Each year as the calendar turns, our world saturates the airwaves, the feeds, the ads, the expectations with ideas about our new year’s resolutions. And the turn from a dark 2020 into a hopeful 2021 is no different! Lose that quarantine weight! Finally take up that...

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New Study Begins January 26

New Study Begins January 26

Our Tuesday morning co-ed small group with Pastor David resumes on January 26, 6:45-7:45am, with a study of “The Words of Jesus”.  This study will begin with a contemplative reading of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) as we focus our devotional lives on these...

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Join Us January 27!

Join Us January 27!

As is our custom, we will gather to do the regular business of the church in the month of January for our Quarterly Church Conference (QCC) and a time of congregational conversation. We will gather Wednesday night, January 27, at 5:30pm via Zoom to conduct the...

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