This Sunday at First Church
May 10, 2020
WE WILL BE LIVE THIS SUNDAY!

Join us this Sunday at  10:30am  via livestream   here   or you can find us on  Facebook Live .

Some Sunday School and Connection Groups are meeting online as well. Check with your group leader!
Sunday morning onsite services continue to be suspended until further notice. Pastor CB, along with the church board and staff, are praying and discussing how to safely reopen the church for Sunday services. We appreciate your patience and prayers as we wait on the Lord's direction.
While our services are being impacted, please do not forget to be faithful with your tithes and offerings. You can give online or text your tithe to 817.203.4900. Directions for both options can be found here .

“Bring the full tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. And thereby put me to the test,” says the Lord of hosts, “if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour down for you a blessing until there is no more need." Malachi 3:10
Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! Whether you are a past, present, or soon-to-be mom; you are loved, appreciated and remembered! May your day be filled with laughter, joy, and the love of Jesus!
Upcoming Events
It's Nurse and Teacher appreciation week! We would like to send out a special "thank you" to all of our nurses and teachers. We appreciate your countless hours of hard work and sacrifice. Your care and concern for our families and communities is priceless. Thank you!
To spread some light in this uncertain time, we want to Share The Good ! Twice a week we will be posting a challenge for you to Share The Good with our church family and community on Facebook . This is meant to be a fun way to build community and to enjoy some laughs. Be sure to tag the church and #sharethegoodFWF.
We invite you to share your prayer requests here. Your prayer requests will be shared with our pastors and staff. We will also be sharing requests during our Wednesday night services. If you would like to share a request for Pastor CB or the staff only, please note that in your email. During these difficult days, we desire to continue to pray together as a congregation and lift each other's needs up to our Heavenly Father. " Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you." - Jeremiah 29:12
We will be serving our community again this Tuesday, May 12 as mobile   food pantry from 6pm - 8pm . Able-bodied volunteers over the age of 16 are needed for help with set up and distribution. Set up is from 4pm – 6pm. Distributing meals to the community will be from 6pm – 8pm. Volunteers please park on the west side of the building. Strict safety protocols will be followed and all volunteers will be supplied with gloves. Please email  Pastor Josh  and let him know the times you will be able to volunteer. You can also call or text him at 901-786-8091.  Remember the food bank packages are available to anyone in the Tarrant area, including any Fort Worth First family in need.
   
Please note the Training Depot is open and must adhere to strong CDC guidelines during this time. For the safety of our Training Depot children and staff, we ask that you do not enter through the east daycare doors or pass the cones set up at the end of the daycare hall. 
Clubhouse News! Kids, join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1pm for Clubhouse Hangout . The Hangouts will be posted on our Clubhouse Kids Family Facebook page and on our public Facebook page, The Clubhouse at FWF . Wacky Devos will also be posted on Wednesday evenings on both Facebook pages. We encourage you to share our public page with your family, friends, and neighbors! If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Jennifer .
Teens , let's stay connected! There are has several opportunities during the week for our teens to join together along with our Youth Coordinator, Eli Cruz. Mondays , Eli will be sharing a devotional of Psalm 23 on the O utsiders Student Ministries Youtube Channel . Wednesday night services will also be held on the OSM Y outube channel at 7pm. Thursdays teens can meet for lunch on Zoom at 12:30 . Fridays there will be a Zoom Hangout at 6:30pm. The links for the Zoom meetings will be posted securely in the BAND app. If you have any questions or need additional information on the Youtube channel or access to the BAND app, please email our Youth Coordinator Eli Cruz .
Important Announcement!
The Training Depot is open on a limited bases. They must adhere to strong CDC guidelines during this time. It is extremely important for anyone coming to the church during this time to follow the guidelines below. We appreciate your cooperation with the recommendations to assure the safety of our TD children and staff.

  • Please do not enter the TD hallway unless absolutely necessary.  

  • If you need to enter the TD hallway, you are required to stop at the cones & call the TD office or stop at the door and ring the doorbell.

  • We will have to take your temperature and you will have to wash your hands before entering the TD area
100th Anniversary
Rooted and Reaching
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 9-11

 Our 100th Anniversary Celebration has been rescheduled. We are anticipating a great weekend filled with fun events, live local entertainment, a Lloyd Jacobs Memorial Ride and much more. Look for more information coming soon!
Rightnow Media is available for our church families. It is a streaming library of Bible study videos and is an excellent resource for all ages. During this time, families can use this as a devotional tool. If you would like access to this valuable resource, please contact Pastor Jennifer and she can assist you.
Save the Date!
Our Family Ministries are hosting a Rummage Sale on Saturday, June 6 . There will be spaces to rent, concessions, and more! Keep this event in mind when it comes time for your spring cleaning. Want to know more? Contact Tawnja McDowell .
Monthly Bible Reading
Click here for April's monthly Bible reading plan. We hope this encourages you and helps to advance your spiritual journey. 

Provide a Meal!
First Church now has a designated place where you can sign up to provide meals for families who have a loved one in the hospital or are bereaved.  Click here  to see if there are open spaces where a meal is needed. Contact   Becky Glidden.

Keep Us Updated
Have you moved? We want to know! Help us keep our records updated so we can keep in touch with you. If your contact information has changed in the last year, including your address, phone, or email, please  email us  with the updated information.

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