Entries by Beth Jarrett

Join us for Holy Week!

First Church of the Brethren 2016 Easter Events     Thurs March 24 7:00 PM Maundy Thursday Love Feast Fri March 24 7:00 PM Tenebrae Service Sun March 27 7:00 AM Sunrise Service at Crossroads (Weavers – rain location) 8:00 AM Easter Breakfast (Multipurpose Room) 10:30 AM Easter Worship Service     Easter Living Cross […]

It’s. All. About. Love.

Who doesn’t love to hear the parable of the prodigal son? Or the parable of the lost sheep and the lost coin? We love hearing these stories about God’s immense love for us and being reminded of our value as children of God. But there’s the rub. These stories are not necessarily about us. They […]

A Quest for Jesus – Journeying toward a deeper relationship with Jesus

Dear Friends, Over the past year, I have found myself wondering about our country’s current expression of Christianity. I have often felt overwhelmed with Christian mud slinging in the name of Jesus, words of judgment and hate paraded across the Internet, and sometimes-downright heresy. I confess that at times I found myself feeling ashamed to call […]


Multiply   4 x 5 = 20 6 x 8 = 48  9 x 7 = ? Those of us old enough to remember [before the “new math” etc.] had the multiplication tables drummed into us and we still know them. But “multiply” at First Church is a new thing just now. Starting this Sunday, […]

Mini Sermon Series: Ezekiel

Feeling dry? Beginning Sunday September 13th, we will begin a two part sermon series focusing on renewal and restoration. The book of Ezekiel was written during a time of extreme persecution, spiritual dryness and disillusionment. The prophet Ezekiel offers us a beautiful picture of how God can bring renewal and restoration to seemingly impossible situations. […]

New Things Happening in Praize Kidz!

Praize Kidz will resume on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 and will continue to be held every Wednesday from 6:00-7:30 for grades K-5. You are welcome  to come share in our fellowship meal with your children beginning at 5:30 or drop them off at 6:00 if you do not intend to participate in the meal. We will […]

Weekend of Service Update!

T-Shirts are here. If you are able, please stop by the church today (Thursday 8/20) or tomorrow (Friday 8/21) and pick up your T-shirts. Contributions toward the cost of the T-shirts is voluntary. We suggest a donation of $8.00 per T-shirt for adults and $5.00 for children. There are extra T-Shirts in case you forgot […]