Education Programs by the Alzheimer’s Association

Understanding Alzheime’s and Dementia: It’s a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Join us on Friday, March 22 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, Alzheimer’s disease stages and risk factors, current research and treatments available to…
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Kanisa Camp

This summer will be the 4th year we hold Kanisa Camp at First Church! Kanisa Camp is an engaging, exciting, Bible based day camp open to all children in our community. Kanisa Camp provides daily hands on experiences through which campers encounter God in surprising and fun ways. We focus on developing the body, mind,…
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Project Transformation

This summer will be the 12th year we sponsor Project Transformation (PT)! Project Transformation is a high quality, structured summer literacy camp with an emphasis on reading for under served children in the Bartlesville community. We focus on developing the mind, body, and spirit of participants and help them reach their full potential. There is…
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PJ Sunday!

Sunday, March 10 is the day we switch to daylight savings time. It’s just a minor nuisance setting the clocks in our house forward the night before, but most of us have more trouble setting our body clocks forward. Getting going that first day is always a struggle! Save yourself a little time on Sunday,…
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Fat Tuesday Celebration

Historically Fat Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras, is a celebration feast before Lenten fasting. So bring your tummies and let’s eat! We will be serving pancakes and sausage dinner, gluten free options available, along with fun carnival games, music, photo booth, and of course bead necklaces!

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. Lent is a time when we prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline. For the Lenten season, Mar. 6 – Apr. 21, we will by exploring the book “Didn’t See it Coming” by Carey Nieuwhof. Discovering how issues…
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Praying for the Church

We will soon be facing an important time in the life of our United Methodist Church. On February 23-26, a special General Conference session will be held in St. Louis, Mo. with the purpose of discerning the direction our church will go regarding the human sexuality questions we have debated over many years. We encourage…
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Support First Church When You Shop on Amazon!

Will you be our Valentine? Shop at and AmazonSmile donates to Bartlesville First Church! AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets you enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5%…
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Children Being Good Stewards

Many Mini Missions is coming up soon! During the season of Lent, beginning March 7, our group of kiddos will begin a 6-week course on Thursday evenings 4:30-6 pm. The subject is Being Good Stewards, and we’ll concentrate on three areas: People Animals Planet Earth We’re excited to share this ministry with our young missionaries.…
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Year 9 of the Garden of Eatin’!

For the 9th straight year, Bartlesville’s community garden is about to come alive. The Garden of Eatin’ is a community garden located on land owned by its sponsor, Bartlesville First Church, near the corner of Price Road and Madison. Each year the Garden of Eatin’ harvests thousands of pounds of fresh produce for local agencies that cook…
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