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Ministries: Faith Development

Faith is something that moves, grows, changes, and matures. It requires cultivation.  First Church strives to connect you through intentional faith development, to find great faith-nourished in community.

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​Ooo, Ooo, What's faith got to do with it? Got to do with it?

12/23/2014 by Sami Marasigan
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Ooo, Ooo, What’s faith got to do with it? Got to do with it?
(Did you just hear Tina Turner’s “What’s love got to do with it?”)
I love being a part of a church family that weaves faith into all areas of life.  Last Sunday when my daughter, Rhea (age 10), came home from Kids’ Club (it’s our youth...

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Finding Our Way

11/25/2014 by Rev. Letisha Bowman
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First Church has a long history of discussing and carefully working through challenging issues.  Based on the current political and religious contention that seems to exist on human sexuality, we believe it is time to study, discuss and prepare to take a stand regarding the civil rights of marriage equality as well as full inclusion of ...

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​Faith Developed

10/28/2014 by Sami Marasigan
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Why does First Church focus on Intentional Faith Development? 

Why does my faith need developing?  What does ‘developed’ faith look like?

I’d like to share a glimpse of what developing faith, fruitful faith, might look like:

  • Developing faith looks like students studying Jesus’ life.  Then, as a result of

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​Faith Development in Faith Travelers

9/23/2014 by Audrey Kawel
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Do your children sometimes struggle to make the best decision? Could they benefit from having time to think about their faith? 
Faith Travelers is a truly unique experience for children and for adults who teach and shepherd. As a teacher of Faith Travelers last year, I saw children become inspired by Jesus’ teachings and heard ...

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