Youth Sunday Information...
Youth Sunday is October 16th! All children, nursery through 6th grade, have been practicing on Wednesday night and Sunday morning to sing a special that day. Please join us to support our kids!
Youth Praise & Worship Team Practice
(7th - 12th graders)
If you are interested in singing with our Youth Praise & Worship Team on Youth Sunday (Oct. 16th), please join us at church for practice on:
Sunday, October 2nd at 7:00pm
Sunday, October 9th at 7:00pm
CHRISTMAS CANTATA PRACTICE...
Practice will be on Wednesdays beginning on September 28 at 7:30pm. High School students are welcome. The performance will be on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 6:00pm (the Christmas Eve Candlelight Service).
Wednesday Night Food Sign-up
We have a new sign-up sheet on the foyer bulletin board for those who would like to help provide food for the kids on Wednesday nights. Please sign next to the week(s) that work best for you. Thank you!
**If you would rather give a monetary donation to purchase food, please let Ruby or Austin know.
Operation Christmas Child
Christmas In July starts NOW…!!! Our church will be participating in the Operation Christmas Child shoebox ministry once again this year. It is never to early to start collecting items for your shoebox! For your convenience, we have compiled a list below of suggested items to assist you in shopping for your shoebox. We encourage you to retain this list (whether in your car, on your fridge at home or in your purse) so that you can reference as needed. Simply drop-off your items in the collection box in the church foyer as you purchase them or store them together in a safe place until it is time to officially pack your shoebox.
Week 1 - July 17 - 23 - Pencils & Sharpener / Pencil bag
Week 2 - July 24 - 30 - Crayons / Colored Pencils
Week 3 - July 31 - August 6 - *August 2nd National COLORING BOOK day - Purchase a coloring book /picture book / puzzle / stickers and sticker book this week!
Week 4 - August 7 - 13 - Markers/ Highlighters
Week 5 - August 14 -20 - Toothbrush
Week 6 - August 21 - 27 - Socks / Flip Flops / Sandals
Week 7 - August 28 - September 3 - Hat / Sunglasses
Week 8 - September 4 - 10 - Toys (cars, yo-yo, jump rope, small ball, soccer ball with pump)
Week 9 - September 11 - 17 - Flashlight (with EXTRA batteries)
Week 10 - September 18 - 24 - Notebook / Journal / Paper
Week 11 - September 25 - October 1 - T-Shirts
Week 12 - October 2 - 8 - Solar Calculator
Week 13 - October 9 - 15 - Bar Soap / Washcloths
Week 14 - October 16 - 22 - Comb / Hair bows / Hair clips / Bandana
Week 15 - October 23 - 29 - October 28th Plush Animal "Stuffed Animal day" - purchase a small STUFFED ANIMAL
Week 16 - October 30 - November 5 - Small water bottle (fill it full of smaller items)
Week 17 - November 6 - 12 - Put together items for additional boxes and CHURCH collection on November 13th!!! 2016 National Collection Week is November 14 - 21.
*** PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE TOY GUNS, KNIVES, CHOCOLATE OR FOOD, LIQUIDS OR LOTIONS, MEDICATIONS OR VITAMINS AND NO BREAKABLE ITEMS!
W E L C O M E
We want to use our website as a tool to tell you about the people and work of our church. We are here to care about you. We want to teach you, support you, encourage you and challenge you so that you may grow spiritually.
Please take a moment to browse our site and find out more about us. I really believe that we are a good fit!
As a church home for you & your family, we offer:
-Bible-based preaching & teaching
-A friendly atmosphere where you will feel loved & accepted
-Good programs for both youth & adults
-Opportunities for you to use your talents in God's service
Again, if you are looking for a church family, I encourage you to visit one of our services. I truly believe that you'll love the experience!
In Christian Love,
Tim Gola, Minister
The Fall Retreat for grades 7-12 will be October 9, 10 & 11 at camp. Registration forms are available on the table in the church foyer. Please see Austin for any questions.
FCC is on Facebook! Don't forget to like our page to stay up-to-date in happenings within our church. Find us here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-Christian-Church-of-Richland/422986321151164