"From Extraordinary To Ordinary" Is Topic At First Christian Church

Friday, February 1, 2013

Guest pastor Rev. Jonathan Hyde will present this week’s message, “From Extraordinary to Ordinary” on Sunday, beginning at 10:45 a.m. Throughout the month of February, First Christian Church will be celebrating Week of Compassion. Activities will revolve around the theme of compassion in response to human needs around the world. During “Moment for Mission,” Gail Ford will introduce the month-long celebration with a video about the project.

Regular outreach activities this week include PAWS, Mondays and Thursdays at 3 p.m.; NA meetings, Mondays and Fridays, at 8 p.m.; and Tai Chi on Friday at 11 a.m.

Wednesday Night Fellowship dinners will resume at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 6.  The menu for the evening will include beef stew, slaw, cornbread and cobbler. Reservations are requested by calling the church office. Special guest speaker will be Karen Walsh from McKamey Animal Center.

Church youth will be attending winter/spring retreats. The high school youth retreat is scheduled for March 1-3 while the middle school youth will retreat April 5-7. Registration forms are available at the church.

Volunteer opportunities for service include Brown Academy after school assistance on Feb. 5 and Habitat for Humanity on Feb. 9.

First Christian Church is at 650 McCallie Avenue. Its unique motto is a “Church of Service, Not Lip Service.” Visit Firstchristian-chat.com, like us on Facebook, or call the church office at 267-4506 for more information.



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