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News Archives : October 2019

Seeing God at Zion

October 30, 2019

Just a few weeks ago, our Music and Arts directing duo Tim and Dana Effler visited Zion National Park, a 229-square-mile canyon in southwestern Utah filled with red-tinged and tan-colored Navajo sandstone. One of the most famous hikes at Zion is Angel's Landing, and is not one for the faint... read more

Grief During The Holidays

October 23, 2019

Losing a loved one is always heartbreaking, but the sense of grief and loss that arises during the holidays can be devastating for many. We are proud to offer a Grief Support Group here at FirstChurch, thanks to the capable leadership and guidance of Rev. JoNell Lindh. Below, she talks... read more

Visiting The Bible In Person

October 16, 2019

Whether you're going down the road or halfway across the world, we all know what a powerful teacher travel can be. This week, Rev. Evan Jones discusses how one special trip pushed him to see the Bible in a completely different way. I have read the Bible my entire life.... read more

Today on the blog, Rev. Ann Willet asks the important question: What makes "good" worship? Spoiler alert: It's many secondary things that lead to one primary thing. Read below to learn more! I have the blessing of standing at a door at the close of our services to greet you... read more

Our Stewardship Committee has come to a close, and we are grateful for the way FirstChurch has responded! Pledges have continued to come in after Sunday, and we feel confident we'll be able to grow disciples, connect communities and serve the world in a powerful way in 2020. In case... read more