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Using your time and talents is becoming a servant, modeled by Christ himself. It is also a great way to make friends, pick up fun skills, and glorify God.  Opportunities to get involved in welcoming, growing, and sharing in God’s grace can be found in various ways here. There are many ways to serve, including during the week, on the weekend, or from home!

Find Your Place Here
We have 70+ ministries that are fluid and evolving, responding to member interests and community needs. Need help or want to get involved? Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact us!

Welcoming in God’s Grace

These ministries call us to see God in all people and open our hearts to them.

Worship Participation

Lay Eucharistic Ministry
Worship Assistants
Music Ministry
Worship Sponsorships

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Growing in God’s Grace

These ministries call us to nurture the faith God has given us intentionally.

Creation Care

Frederick Road Cleanup
Rain Gardens

Faith Formation

Playing in God’s Story Teachers
Affirmation of Baptism Teachers

Small Groups

Small Group Bible Study
Living in God’s Story
WELCA Circles
Men’s Fellowship Breakfast
DeDining Women

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Sharing in God’s Grace

These ministries call us to ‘Love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength.’ and ‘Love our neighbors as ourselves through acts of justice, mercy, and love.

Social Ministry

Grassroots Day Resource Center
Women & Children’s Shelter
Sewing Circle
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Home of Our Own
Abby’s Carts of Courage
Christmas Baskets
Stephen Ministry

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Support Groups & Others Meeting at First

Opening the doors of God’s church to those in God’s community for fellowship and the hurting to find hope, help, and healing.

Meets each Monday at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 8:00 p.m., both in the Social Hall.

Church of Heavenly Joy
Sunday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Center.

ATHA: (Association of Traditional Hooking Artists), will resume meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the month post-pandemic.

Check the calendar for the specific day(s) these groups meet.