"When Faith Is Enough" Is Sermon Topic At First Christian Church On Sunday

Friday, April 5, 2013

Pastor Paul Rebelo will present “When Faith is Enough” on Sunday. Sunday School classes for children and adults meet at 9:45 a.m., and worship begins at 10:45 a.m. Assistive listening devices are provided for members and guests with hearing loss while many Sunday services are captioned as well. All are welcome.

Regular outreach activities this week include P.A.W.S. (Positive Action With Success), 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.

Volunteers are always needed on Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Brown Academy. Brown has expressed a need for bottled water during T-Cap week beginning April 22. Water donations may be left in the Brown Academy bin located in the lobby.

Come to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity on April 13 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Our week with Family Promise guests begins April 14; volunteers are needed to help with meal preparation and serving; overnight hosts are needed to spend the night at the church during the week. Call the church office to volunteer.

On Wednesday, April 10, Betty Proctor will present a program on Walk4Hearing and Hearing Loss Association of America following the Wednesday Night Fellowship dinner. Dinners are $5 and reservations must be made in advance by calling the church office.

If you would like to share your time, please give us a call. First Christian Church is at 650 McCallie Ave. Our 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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