This Sunday at First Church
May 9, 2021
Prayer in the Parlor - 8:30am
Worship Celebration & Morning Message - 9:00am | 10:30am
*Our 10:30am service will be live-streamed on Facebook and our website.
Children's Ministries
Nursery: Birth to 3 years in Room 104.
Treehouse: 3 - 5 years will worship together in Room 106.
Clubhouse: Kindergarten - 6th grade will worship together in the TMC.

Connection Groups - Please visit here for a list of classes.
Here at First Church we offer several ways to give! You can give online at fwf.org/give, text to give at 817.203.4900, give through our SimpleChurch App. or drop your cash/check in the drop boxes located on the walls at the Sanctuary exits. Thank you for supporting the work of the Kingdom.
Upcoming Events
Teens, you're invited to IGNITE Student Ministries Kick-Off from 6:30-9pm on May 8 in the TMC. The evening will include food, games, prizes, and fellowship as we launch our new Youth Ministry! Parents and adults, we would love to have volunteers to help run events and make this night successful. Please contact Pastor Eli if you can help out.
Help us honor, celebrate, and wish Steve & Nancy Shonamon farewell! Join us for a come and go reception on Wednesday, May 12 from 5-7pm in the Sanctuary. The Shonamons will be missed, but we are excited for their new adventure! More on their story can be found here.
Ladies, we are taking one last women's ministry t-shirt order! Shirts are $12 each. If you purchased a shirt through our last order, no need to order again. Be sure to place your order by Wednesday, May 12. Purchase here.
Our Graduation Service will be held on Sunday, May 16 during the 10:30am. Parents are welcome to decorate a table for their graduate. There will be a lunch after service for graduates, their families, and teens. Please RSVP here. If you have any questions, contact Pastor Eli.
Teens, join us for our monthly IGNITE fellowship lunch after service Sunday, May 16. We will meet for lunch in the TMC and join the graduation lunch and celebrate with our graduates. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Eli.
Teens! Join us May 27-29 for Extravaganza 2021 at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK. Extravaganza is a fun weekend of talent and sport competition along with fellowship and spiritual renewal. Cost is $175 to register and includes the event, meals on campus, and lodging. Registration deadline is Sunday, May 16. Register online here. Contact Pastor Eli for questions or additional information.
Join us for a baby shower for Ryan & Lacie Flynn on Sunday, March 23 at 2:30pm in the Parlor. They are expecting a boy and are registered at Amazon.
Join us for our annual men's deep sea fishing trip on July 3 in Galveston. Cost of the trip is $230. Space is limited! Sign up here. Contact Paul Johnson for more info.
Ladies, join us for Women of Worth: Game Changers from July 29-31. This is our district's annual retreat and will be held at The Wellington Banquet Center in Wichita Falls, TX. Registration cost is $125 until July 15. There is a special bundle package available for $165 and includes registration, art class, and t-shirt. Register online here.
FAMILY CAMP: JUNE 6-11 Join us for a week of family fun, summer activities, and spiritual renewal for all ages. Register online here.

CRAVE YOUTH CAMP: JUNE 14-18 CRAVE is for teens in 7th-12th grade. Registration of $240 is due May 26. Price increases after May 26. No walkups allowed. Register at here. For more information, contact Pastor Eli.

ACTIVATE KIDS CAMP: JULY 20-23 ACTIVATE is for children in 1st-6th grade. Regular registration of $195 ends June 7. Price increases after June 7. Register online here. If you have any questions, contact Pastor Jennifer.

All camps are held at Arrowhead Camp & Retreat Center 5236 N. FM 199 Cleburne, TX 76033.
Wednesday Nights at First Church
Men, join us for a new study, Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of Man's Soul, on Wednesdays. We meet in Room 115 at 7pm. We will dive into how God designed men to be - dangerous, passionate, alive, and free! Books are available in the church office for $12. Have questions? Contact Pastor Josh.
Ladies, while our men will be going through Wild at Heart; our women will not be left out! Join us for Captivating: Unveiling the Mystery of a Woman's Soul on Wednesday nights at 7pm in room 217. Books can be found on Amazon or other retailers. If you have any questions, contact Becky Glidden.

Ladies, due to the Shonamon reception, we will not be meeting for Captivitating. After cleanup join us for a time of fellowship.
Other Announcements
Clubhouse Parents, here is a family devotional for you and your children. Each devotional has activities, a blessing, and a Take the Lead segment where you can introduce them to this coming Sunday's lesson from the Word. May the Lord bless you as you share your Faith@Home! - Pastor Jennifer
Men's Breakfast meets each Tuesday at 6:30am at Our Place in Burleson. This is a special time devoted to growing together as we grow in Christ.
Want to become a First Impressions Specialist? Join our Ministry Team of Greeters! With two Sunday services, you will be able to "Worship in One, Serve in One." Click here to sign up. For more info, contact Pastor Danny. We appreciate our volunteers and their service.
Monthly Bible Reading
Click here for May'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.
Ramsey+ is available for First Church! Ramsey+ is the latest and greatest version of what we have known as Financial Peace University. This new package is power packed. The great news is that FWF has purchased a site license for one year. That means we can give unlimited access to our FWF Family for no cost! This is a $129 value per person. Click here to join Ramsey+. For personal and confidential financial coaching, please contact Pastor Danny.
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. 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 Dates
MAY

8 - WTD Quizzing, IGNITE Student Ministries Kick-Off
12 - Shonamon Farewell Reception
16 - Graduation Sunday, House of Hope, Grad/IGNITE Lunch
23 - Launch Day, Baby Shower - Ryan & Lacie Flynn, BRIDGE
25 - TAFB Mobile Pantry
26 - CRAVE Early Registration Deadline
27 - Ladies Tea Time Lunch
27-30 - Extravaganza
30 - Family 5th Service

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