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Local Artist for Lent

Amber C. Haines is a writer and poet who lives in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She is the author of Wild in the Hollow (Revell, 2015), which tells her personal story of finding the presence of God in the midst of her brokenness, not in spite of it. She has an honest and light-hearted style that is…

Ash Wednesday Worship Service | March 1 | 6:45 p.m. | Sanctuary

Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the season of Lent, is focused on a call to repentance in order to prepare for the celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord. This ancient service includes the “imposition of ashes,” the act in which the sign of the cross is placed upon each person’s forehead as a reminder…

Lenten Worship Series: “Follow Me: Walking the Way of Salvation”

Jesus calls us saying, “Follow me.” When we heed that call, we begin to walk the way of salvation. He moves us to repent of our sin, to accept his grace, and to live our lives in the light of faith. He gives us the ability to grow in grace throughout our lives, as we…

Covenant Connection

Wednesdays, January 25-May 24, 6:00 pm, Family Life Center Covenant Connection is an opportunity for adults to share a meal, enjoy fellowship, grow deeper in faith, and be connected to other believers. Meal and programs also provided for youth and children. Meal and nursery provided for ages birth to pre-K. Contact Joanna Davis at…

Next Steps Class

  Sundays, January 15-February 12 5:30 p.m., N115 Led by Pastor Andrew, this class is an introduction to the beliefs, ministries, and mission of First Church. Childcare provided. Contact Joanna Davis at or 751-4610.

Grief Share

Sundays, January 10th-April 4, 6:00 p.m., W114. Grief Share is help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. Cost is $10. Register with Judy Van Hoose at 751-4610 or

“Behind the Sermon” Podcast

Rev. Andrew C. Thompson and Rev. Todd Lovell invite you inside the minds of pastors as they prepare for their upcoming sermons and worship series.