Mark 12:38-44 Our two readings this morning from within the same passage – without interruption – at first just seem to be making two very different points. First we hear about the religious scholars – the Pharisees – and how
Hebrews 12:1-3 Two big events took place this past week. Can you name them? Halloween on Wednesday, and All Saints’ Day on Thursday. Did you know that both are really interconnected? Halloween takes its name from All Hallows Eve, though
I recently joined First Christian Church and am grateful to be a member. I have spent my entire life in other denominations, most recently the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). Because of this, I have a strong desire to
The pastor will be taking some time out from November 27 – December 7. The Rev. Patrick Crocker will be preaching on December 2 and providing pastoral care coverage should an emergency arise.
Following Worship January 6 March 3 May 5 September 1 November 17 Beat the rush – get these dates on your calendar NOW!
The No Agenda Brown Bag Lunch gatherings continue. Thursdays – 12 noon – Pastor’s Study Exceptions: 11/22 & 29 & 12/6
Dinner for 8 – time to sign up for these fun events. How it works: Groups of 8 take turns to host 8 (or 9 or 10) in their home or at a restaurant. Host provides the main dish. Everyone
Come join us for a Thanksgiving Potluck to follow worship on Sunday, November 18. Turkey will be provided so bring a favorite Thanksgiving Day dish to share. *Elders – please note that the Elders’ meeting has been rescheduled for Sunday,
La Casa is a shelter in Las Cruces that houses battered women and their children. They serve a Thanksgiving dinner to all of their residents and would like for us to provide the following: hams canned sweet potatoes pumpkin pies
The Las Cruces faith communities gathered twice within one week as a united push back response of love and justice to acts of violence and hatred spurred on by fear. Last week we received word of graffiti vandalism at the