By Evan Jones Seeing the destruction from the August 2016 floods in Baton Rouge, LA firsthand has opened my eyes to the neutral position of water in the wake of a disaster. Last week, I traveled with a team from FirstChurch to Baton Rouge to help repair homes but hadn’t... read more

As the church of the city, we are tasked to unify, bridging people of every race, color and creed, but it’s not often that such unification presents itself as boldly as it did last Thursday night. As Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance prepared for their annual Point In Time Homeless Count... read more

The Family That Holds You

January 21, 2017

10 years ago, Karen Kendall traveled to Chattanooga to be at her mother’s bedside.  A brain hemorrhage had dissolved most of her mother’s speech, leaving her in a nursing home with limited functions.  What remained, by some miracle, was her mother’s ability to sing. So together they sang Jesus Loves Me, Amazing... read more

Broadway Bound

January 9, 2017

By Amy Fifer, 2017 Fundraising Co-Chair The Variations youth choir of FirstChurch invites you to attend its annual musical variety show on Sunday, February 26, at 5 p.m. Throughout February, choir members will be seeking donations to help fund a summer tour to New York City.  Then, to thank everyone... read more

By Dorian Albert This year, Confirmation moved from a year-long Sunday school program to a five month retreat program called The Journey. They've had three over-night retreats here at the church and two all day Sunday retreats, culminating this weekend with their final overnight retreat before Confirmation Sunday on January... read more