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

Community FIRST: Where are We Going?

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

What a morning at First Assembly Community Ministries in Lafayette, Indiana!  Today was the start of our funding initiative, our annual fasting and prayer journey. The theme of this first message is “Where are we Going?”  This message focuses on the fact that you can’t see where you’re going, if you’re always looking behind you–your past. Beyond the easy application … Read More

First Assembly Unveils Community Center and Church Plans

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

First Assembly Community Ministries is seeking to expand its reach to our community by developing a community center at the location of the old Payless grocery store that was formerly located at the intersection of Beck Lane and Old U.S. 231 in Lafayette. Below you will see the plans for the building and the renovations that will occur to the … Read More

How and Why We Are Restructuring

Robby Bradfordchildren's ministries, Church life, community development, First Assembly Community Ministries, redeeming the community1 Comment

Right now is an exciting time of expansion at First Assembly Community Ministries in Lafayette, Indiana.  Beyond the fact that we are getting ready to present our plans publicly for a new community center that will be located across the street from our present campus, our church’s “community ministries” focus is going to a new level. During the past nearly … Read More

First Assembly Plans Community Center

Robby BradfordChurch life, community development, First Assembly Community Ministries, outreach, redeeming the community, vision, vision statement0 Comments

The inside of the former Payless will receive significant renovation. First Assembly Community Ministries has recently secured a strip mall on Old 231 in Lafayette, Indiana for developing a self-sustaining community center that will serve the surrounding areas. The vision for the new property, with its seven acres and 68,000 square feet will involve keeping commercial uses of the strip … Read More