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Missions Sunday

In our United Methodist church membership vows, we pledge to support the church with our prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness.  Bartlesville First Church missions are all about using our gifts and talents to “love our neighbors” through the service of others.  We strive to feed the hungry, help the poor, uplift the imprisoned, welcome…
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Praying and Praising as One

On February 23-26, The United Methodist Church will hold a special session of the General Conference, something that has only happened once before in our 50-year history. The General Conference has the full legislative power “over all matters distinctively connectional” The Book of Discipline 2016 (par. 16) This means that all decisions about our life…
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Agape Mission

Agape Mission is a non-profit organization that helps minister to the physical and spiritual needs of those in our community who are unable to meet those needs on their own.  First Church members serve lunch at Agape Mission on the first Thursday and the first Friday of each month. You can serve anytime between 11…
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February of Faithfulness

First Church Student Ministry would like to invite all students grades 7-12 to participate with us in the February of Faithfulness! 2 John 1:6 reminds us that “this is love:  that we walk in obedience to his commands. As you heard from the beginning, his command is that you walk in love.” In order to begin our…
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Welcome to Our New Staff!

The Staff-Parish Relations Committee has hired two new staff members to serve in our Christian Formation and Education area. Shalon (rhymes with Allen) Reynolds will be our new Director of Christian Formation and Education. She will give oversight to the lifelong process of formation from birth to most senior adults. Shalon will give primary focus…
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Helping Feed the Hungry

First Church collects non-perishable foods and other needed items for the CONCERN Food Pantry year round! The items that CONCERN is in need of right now are: small cans of tuna small cans of chicken small cans of spam canned chili crackers hygiene products These items may be placed in the two rolling carts that…
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Jane Phillips Elementary School Supply Drive

Bartlesville First Church members have the opportunity to help the teachers of Jane Phillips Elementary with their school supplies.  Apples with supply needs are on the library window here at the Church. Please consider taking an apple and purchasing the supplies listed on the apple. Items purchased must be returned by Sunday, January 27. These items…
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Finding Your Voice

If you have a voice then you can sing! The Sanctuary Choir is looking for new members who want to share their voice with everyone around them! You do not need any training or experience, you just need a voice. Choir rehearsals are on Wed. at 7 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. Any and all…
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Sharing Your Gifts With Those in Worship

The Altared Praise Band is looking for individuals who are passionate about praise and worship through music. Preferably having experience playing instruments such as guitar, keys, drums and violin, as well as vocalist who are comfortable singing in front of others. This is an amazing opportunity to share your gifts with your church family. If…
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Human Relations Day

United Methodist from across the connection help bridge the gap between church and community by participating in the Human Relations Day offering. Human Relations Day is one of the United Methodists six church-wide special Sundays with offerings.  Jesus walked with those in the margins through out his life. This is the message of Human Relations…
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