Convoy of Hope Returning to Greater Lafayette

Robby BradfordChurch life, community development, community outreach, Indiana, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County0 Comments

Next fall, Convoy of Hope will partner with local businesses, churches, government agencies and nonprofits during a community celebration in Lafayette on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds in Lafayette.  During the celebration, Convoy of Hope and the Greater Lafayette community will provide goods and services, including free groceries, health services, shoes for children, haircuts, family portraits, job services, a … Read More

First Assembly Appoints Interim Community Center Director

Robby BradfordChurch life, Community center, community development, Community First, First Assembly Community Center, First Assembly Community Ministries, First Assembly Community Properties, Lafayette0 Comments

With the retirement from active ministry by outgoing Community Center Director Wayne Peercy, Bob Fallon of Lafayette has been appointed as the interim director. Bob has more than 30 years involvement with First Assembly Community Ministries and has long been a proponent of the acquisition and development of the property now owned by First Assembly Community Properties, LLC that is … Read More

First Assembly Offers Career and Resource Fair

Robby BradfordAdventure Station, Church life, Community center, community development, Community First, First Assembly Community Ministries, Lafayette, outreach0 Comments

First Assembly CommunityMinistries and the First Assembly Community Center announce “Community First Day” on Wednesday, July 29 from 6:30 pm to 8:30pm at First Assembly‘s campus at 108 Beck Lane. This is a free family-friendly event.  If you are seeking employment, local employers and agencies will be set up for you to meet with on the spot.  Community resources are another focus … Read More

Community Center Call to Compassion at Claystone

Robby BradfordChurch life, community, Community center, community development, CommunityFIRST, First Assembly Community Ministries0 Comments

First Assembly has always been such a great supporter of Food Finders’ food bank, and I know has a keen interest in Claystone at the Crossing, so I wanted to share a unique (and easy!) volunteer need that there this summer with Food Finders! As you may know, one of Food Finders’ cornerstone programs is to provide free lunches during the … Read More

First Assembly Hires Community Center Director

Robby BradfordChurch life, Community center, community development, Community First, CommunityFIRST, development0 Comments

Check out this article, posted in the Journal and Courier, Lafayette, Indiana’s newspaper about the new community center director that First Assembly Community Ministries has hired! I am personally so pleased with this addition and am happy the Peercys are serving on the staff of FACM again. Learn more about First Assembly Community Center developments by liking this page here. … Read More

Community FIRST–Committed

Robby BradfordChurch life, Community center, community development, Community First, First Assembly Community Ministries, giving, outreach0 Comments

Yesterday we finished our series on a note where we asked people to commit to the vision of reaching more and more people in our community with God’s love through developing a community center. In particular, the message in the video below looked at Luke 15 and asked what God values. Accomplishing great things for God requires aligning our heart … Read More

Community FIRST: Sacrificial Living

Robby BradfordChurch life, Community center, community development, Community First, financial stewardship, First Assembly Community Ministries, money, outreach0 Comments

For the past four weeks, I’ve been calling on our church about making a sacrificial commitment for three years in order to accomplish significant projects that will position First Assembly Community Ministries to reach our community more skillfully. In the message below, I’ll be exploring the following questions: What is sacrifice?How does one create treasures in heaven, like Jesus taught?How … Read More

First Assembly Community Center Plans Presented on the News

Robby BradfordCommunity center, community development, First Assembly Community Ministries, Indiana, Lafayette0 Comments

This weekend, we’ll be making commitments and celebrating what God is doing at First Assembly Community Ministries through our CommunityFIRST funding initiative.  Through this project, that you can learn more about by clicking here, we’re looking to reach more deeply into our community’s needs and improve our present facility on 108 Beck Lane. Check out the story, featured on the … Read More

Community FIRST: How Can I Participate?

Robby BradfordChurch life, Community center, community development, Community First, faith, giving, vision0 Comments

Last Sunday was a snowy day!  It seems a foot of the white stuff fell and kept a lot of people away from First Assembly.  We moved ahead with the service and with our series Community FIRST. We’re looking at the promised land again and the opportunities that were there for Joshua and the children of Israel.  What happens when … Read More