This Sunday at First Church
January 17, 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.
Partner with us as we support our community through our monthly House Of Hope food and household donations. Crowley House Of Hope provides food, clothing, and financial assistance to residents of Crowley and those living in Crowley ISD. January's donation focus is personal hygiene products such as toothpaste, bar soap, and shampoo. Other items needed are laundry detergent and paper products. Donations will be received this Sunday, January 17 following the 9am and 10:30am services. Please place your donation on the designated table in the back of the Sanctuary. Thanks for supporting our community!
Preteens in grades 4-6 are invited to BRIDGE this Sunday, January 17 immediately following service. BRIDGE is our monthly Preteen Ministry Bible study and lunch. Contact Pastor Jennifer for more information.
Teens, join us for our monthly OSM fellowship lunch after service this Sunday, January 17 in the Youth Loft. Lunch will be provided. Following lunch, the youth loft will be open for fellowship until 4pm. If you have any questions, please contact our Youth Coordinator, Eli Cruz.
Join us as we begin our 21 Days of Prayer and Fasting! During this time, we encourage you to eliminate distractions and focus on what the Lord has for you as you intentionally draw closer to Him. Our 21 days began January 11 and conclude February 1.
Giving Statements for 2020 will be distributed next week via email. If we do not have your email in SimpleChurch, they will be mailed out. If you have any questions regarding your giving statement, contact Deanna Canelos. If you would like to update your email address in SimpleChurch, use the SimpleChurch online directory or contact the church office.
Dinner for Six is a great way to connect with others. The purpose for Dinner for Six is to connect and grow together. Sign up between now and January 31. Kickoff will be February 1! Each group of six will gather to share at least three meals together before April 30. The group can choose to meet in a home, a restaurant, park, or wherever you want. FAQ and registration can be found here. Have questions? Contact Becky Glidden or Christina Johnson.
Family Ministries Team, join us for a family hangout on Friday, January 22 at 6:30pm. We will meet at the Sisson Home, 6874 Kirk Lane, Burleson. We want to encourage you to wear your mask when we're close during the evening, but feel free to remove it when distanced. Please bring your lawn chair and rsvp to Bridgette Sisson at 817.681.1196. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Jennifer.
Our annual FWF & NCA High School Winter Retreat is February 12-14 at Arrowhead Camp & Retreat Center in Cleburne, TX. We are excited to have Karen Stout as our guest speaker. The weekend will be filled with worship, friends, games, fishing, and more. We will leave Friday, February 12 at 4pm and return at noon on Sunday, February 14. Cost is $125 per person. Paperwork and a $40 nonrefundable (but transferable) deposit is due by February 1. The remaining balance is due by February 8. Cost includes lodging and all meals! Contact our Youth Coordinator Eli Cruz for more information.
We will be serving as a TAFB food pantry on Tuesday, January 26 from 6pm - 7pm. All able-bodied volunteers over the age of 16 are welcome to come and help with set up and distribution. Set up is from 4:30pm–6pm. This will include setting up tables, unloading the truck, and packaging food. Distributing meals to the community will be from 6pm–7pm. Please park on the west side of the building. We ask that all volunteers bring a mask. Contact Pastor Josh (901.786.8091). We appreciate you!!
Other Announcements
Our Kids Ministry is open! We have kids Sunday morning, evening, and Wednesday evening services. Click here to see our reopening plan. We also have a FAQ document that can be found here, a great resource for parents. Pastor Jennifer and her team have prayed and researched and have come up with a great, safe plan to reopen. There has also been some updates and changes in the ministry. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Jennifer.
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.
Monthly Bible Reading
Click here for January'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.
Save the Dates
JANUARY

22 - Family Ministries Hangout
26 - TAFB Food Pantry
28 - Ladies Tea Time
31 - Family 5th, Registration Ends for Dinner for Six


FEBRUARY

1 - 21 Day Fast ends, Dinner for Six kickoff
3 - Night of Worship
12-14 - High School Winter Retreat
21 - House of Hope, OSM Lunch, BRIDGE
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