Blessing of the Animals

Come join us for our annual “Blessing of the Animals” on Saturday, April 28th at 10 AM.  This will take place on the ball field located behind the First Christian Church.  We welcome ALL animals! Special Guests will include Adopt an ANGEL and Canines for Service, Inc.  Adopt an ANGEL’s mission is to reduce the

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Project Lifesaver

As part of the Ministry Fair Breakfast the BELONG Ministry Team announced our new alliance with the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department Program called PROJECT LIFESAVER.   Project Lifesaver is a reliable, rapid-response partnership with law enforcement aiding persons and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease, Down’s Syndrome, Autism, and other cognitive and developmental disorders.  

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Holy Week at First Christian Church

Palm Sunday, March 25th: Annual Church Easter Egg Hunt, 3pm @ Old McFaye’s Farm Maundy Thursday, March 29th: Maundy Thursday Seder Meal The entire church is invited to a Seder Meal on Maundy Thursday, March 29, from 6-8pm. We will get to experience this ritual meal like Jesus and the disciples did that night as the Seder has been a part of the

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Easter Egg Hunt

Join us at Old McFaye’s Farm on Palm Sunday afternoon for our annual Easter Egg Hunt and potluck dinner. Come enjoy the farm, egg hunts for children of all ages, hayrides, and other activities. After the fun, we will gather for a meal. Main courses will be provided, families are invited to bring a side or dessert to share. 

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Camp Creation VBS

Join us for Camp Creation VBS, July 31st – Aug 3rd! Registration is now open! Visit the link below to sign up. Open to kids ages 3-5th grade. Registration Link Youth grades 6-12 are also invited to register and participate in our ‘Mission Possible’ mission projects that will take place during VBS. Questions? Contact Courtney.

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Pastor’s Ponderings

We have arrived again at the most important time on the Christian calendar. Holy Week returns every year and yet it is always different, always surprising, which is certainly appropriate because this is the week when God surprised us and when God offered us new life. A year is usually enough time for me to

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After the Storm

Our prayers are with all our NC neighbors dealing with flooding. While we pray, we also can help. An effort called Recover Lumberton is collecting donations to help flood victims there – the list of items is below. You can take those donations through this Saturday to Pine Valley United Methodist Church located at 3788 Shipyard

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