Past Events

Past Events

Jul 15 – 17, 2018

Summer Camp for 3rd and 4th Graders

Experience the great outdoors at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains! We’re inviting our kids and their parents to come and experience the great outdoors at our annual summer camp for 3rd and 4th graders! This camp is specifically designed for kids who will going into the 3rd or 4th grade in the fall of 2018. This year we want to introduce you to a beautiful new location at the Mount Eagle Retreat Center. The site is located in southwest…
Jun 24, 2018

Shower for In His Wings Ministry

Our Spirit Spa small group is hosting a shower to help supply the new recovery home being built by In His Wings Ministry. Our own Jennifer Tarwater is leading this vital ministry and we’re excited to see how God will work in our community through IHWM. To help us be faithful and responsive to the needs of the ministry, IHWM has registered at Walmart, Target and Bed Bath and Beyond. Please join us to celebrate this exciting new mission and…
Jun 8, 2018

First Ball

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May 27, 2018

Big Cheese – Leadership Class

Pastor Casey Turner is leading a leadership class based on John Maxwell’s classic leadership principles with a Biblical twist. This class is perfect for leaders in all walks of life (in and out of the church). The class is open to all adults and there is no registration needed.
May 20, 2018

Appreciation Reception for Brother Herschel

Join us as we say “thank you” to Brother Herschel and his family for their service to First Church! We are sad to see Herschel leave, but we know God has called him to new challenges and opportunities. On July 1st, Herschel will be the new senior pastor for Grace UMC in Conway, AR. Along with his wife, Leitha, and son, Joshua, Herschel will be moving over the next few weeks as he prepares for his new appointment. Please help…
May 16, 2018

Wednesday Nights

Children’s ministry locations Tiny Toons (3 & 4 Year Olds) meet from 6-7 p.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall on the first floor. They play, sing, enjoy a Bible story, complete a craft that helps illustrate their Bible story and often have snacks. Two or three times per year, the Tiny Tunes kids sing or ring bells during worship. Kids for Christ (Kindergarten-6th Grade) meet from 6-7 p.m. in the church’s elementary wing on the second floor. They split into three…
May 9, 2018

Percussion Class

Our own Sherri Cothern (Modern Worship Band @ 8:30 & 9:45) will be leading a percussion class for children in the grades of 3rd through 6th. There is no charge for this class and kids will have a great time learning the proper ways to beat on a drum! Meeting on the 2nd floor in the 5th grade classroom! Pre-registration is not necessary.
May 6, 2018

Senior Sunday

This is our annual celebration for our graduating seniors. We have students share in each of our Sunday worship services, giving testimonies about how Christ has impacted their lives. We will also have a video slide show and a time for the entire church family to pray over these young people. If you have questions, please contact Dustin Ichida, Director of Youth Ministries.
Apr 11, 2018

Bible Study

This is an open group Bible study led by John Miles. Topics will vary throughout the year. Participants are encouraged to bring their Bibles with them as we study His Word!
Apr 1, 2018

Easter Services (Resurrection Sunday)

Join us as we celebrate the RISEN SAVIOR in Jesus Christ! We will have worship at our regular times and places: 8:15 am — Chapel (Classic) 8:30 am — Wesley Hall (Modern) 9:45 am — Wesley Hall (Modern) 11:00 am  — Sanctuary (Classic) 11:11 am —  Wesley Hall (Modern ~ ELEVATION) ** Open communion will be offered to all believers of Christ, regardless of church membership, between 9:30 and 11:00 am in the Chapel.