"Go!" Is Sunday's Message At First Christian Church

Saturday, October 27, 2012

“Go!” is the title of Sunday’s message by Pastor Paul Rebelo on Sunday at 10:45 a.m. at First Christian Church. Assistive listening devices are available to worshipers with hearing loss during the service. Real-time captioning also is offered on many Sundays. Visitors are always welcome.

Trunk or Treat will be held on Sunday from 4-7 p.m. Hotdogs, chips, beverages, cookies and a bouncy house will provide an evening of family and Halloween fun that will also include face painting, crafts, games, and a photo booth.

First Christian Church is a supporter of Brown Academy and volunteers are needed to help any Tuesday afternoon at the school. The Brown Bucks Store is currently in need of toys, games, costumes, and trick or treat bags for the store this week.

Regularly scheduled outreach events include meetings of Narcotics Anonymous on Mondays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Tai Chi on Fridays at 11 a.m.. The next Wednesday Night Fellowship Dinner will be Nov. 7. Community Kitchen volunteers are needed on Nov. 2.

First Christian Church is located at 650 McCallie Avenue. Visit Firstchristian-chat.com, friend us on Facebook, or call the church office at 267-4506 for more information.


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