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Worship Times in 2022
in All Church, Music & Worship

Worship Times in 2022

For the past few months, we’ve been worshiping together at 10 a.m. In the coming weeks, we’ll be worshiping two times each Sunday following the pattern we once had before COVID upended everything. Here’s what...

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January 05, 2022
Advent
in All Church, Children, Family, Music & Worship

Advent

Advent encompasses the four Sundays/weeks prior to Christmas and started this past Sunday. Advent marks the beginning of the Christian calendar because it is the beginning of Jesus’ story, starting with the anticipation and expectation...

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December 03, 2021
Angel Project
in All Church, Missions & Outreach

Angel Project

TOY DRIVE FOR COVENTRY SCHOOL First Church will again be partnering with Coventry Elementary School in Crystal Lake for the Angel project. The Angel project has been part of our church for 25+ years. This...

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November 09, 2021
Advent By Candlelight: Hosting
in Adults, UMW

Advent By Candlelight: Hosting

Advent By Candlelight is a peaceful, pretty event that allows the women of the church to enjoy an evening meal, music and a guest speaker together, while kicking off the advent season. This year, Advent...

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October 05, 2021
Resources For Holy Conversations
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Resources For Holy Conversations

If you’re following along with our Holy Conversations teaching series and want a little more background to work with, we recommend these resources: 1. Living Room Conversations (guided discussion website) 2. You Version/Bible App Devotionals: Challenging Conversations How to...

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September 22, 2021
How To Read The Bible
in Adults, Small Groups

How To Read The Bible

This fall we’re offering a short-term course on how to read the Bible. If you’ve ever been a little unsure about how to read, understand, and apply the Scriptures this course will give you tools...

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September 07, 2021
Holy Conversations
in Adults, All Church

Holy Conversations

We live in a divisive world. Have you experienced a time where a Facebook post left you boiling? Have you been tempted to fire off a heated comment on social media? Are you fighting with...

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August 17, 2021