What to Expect on Christmas Eve at First Assembly

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It is my honor to invite you to join us for Christmas Eve services at First Assembly Community Ministries at 5PM and 6:30PM on December 24th.  We welcome Christmas by celebrating with carols, communion, and candles.    Your entire family, from great grandparents to young children are welcome to join us for the service, that will last one hour.  We will sing Christmas carols, listen … Read More

It’s Christmas–Come Back to Church!

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So many people return to church at Christmas time that there’s even a joke about it. One Sunday a man is leaving church, and he says to the minister, “You need to expand your repertoire.  Every time I come here, you’re talking about Jesus being born in a manger.  He must’ve done more than that!” Why do so many people come to church … Read More


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Today I have the privilege of opening up the fall season at The Huddle, a men’s group that meets for lunch, conversation, a great talk and prayer each Wednesday in Lafayette, Indiana.  We meet at 601 N. 6th Street in Lafayette at the YWCA.We’re starting up again today after a break for the summer. We will keep meeting through nearly … Read More

John Bevere Coming to First Assembly

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John Bevere, internationally-known author and speaker, is coming to First Assembly Community Ministries at 108 Beck Lane in Lafayette, Indiana on Tuesday, August 25 at 7PM to present a message connected to his latest book, Good or God. Bevere, known for exceptional inspiration and insight into the Christian faith, has roots in Greater Lafayette, as he attended Purdue and First … Read More

First Assembly Offers Career and Resource Fair

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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

First Assembly Community Center Plans Presented on the News

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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: Where are We Going?

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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 Partners with Eastside Assembly in Daycare Venture

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First Assembly Community Ministries (FACM) and Eastside Assembly of God, located at 6121 East 50 South, near IU Hospital in Lafayette, are going to begin a second site for Adventure Station, FACM’s daycare located at Old 231 and Beck Lane in Lafayette, Indiana. Adventure Station East will begin operations in 60-90 days and can host up to 67 children in … Read More

First Assembly Hosting Students from Two Damaged Public Schools

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As you well know, yesterday our county was hit by storms that impacted many people from our community, as well as people in our church.  My own barn and home were damaged in the storm.  Probably the most striking sign of the severity of the weather was in the damage done to Mintonye Elementary School and Southwestern Middle School.  Estimates … Read More