I have been a member of FirstChurch for over 40 years.  Initially, it was my love of a traditional church service and the music program that made the 20+ miles to church worth the drive, but over the years I have come to realize that it was one of the... read more

DLC Mural Dedication

March 1, 2017

This morning, members of our staff joined DLC students to dedicate the new wall mural just outside the DLC lobby. Rev. Ann Willet blessed the mural, we sang songs, discussed the story of Noah's Ark, and thanked Jim Finger for his beautiful work, which breathes color and life into our... read more

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