Jingle Jam 2014

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This weekend our spectacular Christmas family show, Jingle Jam is happening again!  See the video below to get an idea what it’s about. Then click here to sign up for this FREE, amazing community event.There will be many giveaways, as well as great laughs, music, and lots of fun in our gym, including bounce houses, etc.  Don’t miss this chance … Read More

The Unexpected Christmas–Joseph

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The Christmas story is filled with all kinds of unexpected turns.  It begins in Matthew with what happened to Joseph in the birth of Jesus. He wasn’t asked, wasn’t consulted. The woman he loved was suddenly pregnant with a child that he knew wasn’t his. That’s Joseph’s story.  Broken dreams, shattered plans.  Sometimes your story might go in a similar … Read More

December at First Assembly Community Ministries!

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WOW!  A lot is happening at First Assembly this December!  That’s because this is a natural window in our culture for reaching out to people with the good news of Jesus Christ!  Between the music, the powerful Christmas story and fun festivities, December is a great time of celebration and reaching new people in our community. Because there is so … Read More

December 2014 Series: The Unexpected Christmas

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December is here again, and with it we will be focusing on the “unexpected” nature of the holiday and the coming of Christ. Beyond the fact that Christmas often involved receiving gifts that are surprises, there are a number of characters in the Christmas narratives that also receive unexpected things at Christ’s coming.  Jesus himself is unexpected! It all starts … Read More

Christmas Offering 2014

Robby BradfordAfrica, Christmas, Christmas Offering, Church life, church planting, First Assembly Community Ministries, global church, missions, unreached people groupsLeave a Comment

Each December since 2012, we have conducted a special offering in the middle of December called the “Christmas Offering” where we have focused on a number of items both internally and externally.  2014 is no exception!  We will be receiving this offering on Sunday, December 14! This year’s goals are fairly straightforward.  With a total of $65,000, we will be … Read More

4 Reasons for Multiple Christmas Eve Services

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WOW!  It’s Christmas again, and we’re celebrating Christ’s coming in one way nearly every church does in our community–a Christmas Eve service First Assembly.  This year, we’re moving to offering 4 opportunities to hear the music, hear the story and hold a candle that lights up the darkness while singing “Away in a Manger” and “Silent Night”. Maybe you’re volunteering … Read More

Written in the Sky

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I will sing of the LORD’s great love forever;    with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known    through all generations. 2 I will declare that your love stands firm forever,    that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself. 3 You said, “I have made a covenant with my chosen one,    I have sworn to David my servant, 4 ‘I will establish your line forever    and make your throne firm … Read More