Author: Katrina Spalding

Alzheimer’s/Dementia Support Group

​Caring for a family member with Alzheimer’s Disease presents many challenges, which can leave caregivers and family members feeling exhausted, alone, and overwhelmed. The Bartlesville First Church Alzheimer’s support group offers a safe place where loved ones caring for people with Alzheimer’s or Dementia have an opportunity to share their joys and challenges. It is…
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A Tribute to the Silent Servants

Everyone leaves a mark on our life. Sometimes it is the quiet people who touch our life the deepest.  I believe Marian to be one of the quiet people. I didn’t know her well, but I was told she was at one time a Stephen Minister, wrote devotions for the Upper Room, and a School Teacher just…
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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. This is an amazing opportunity to share your gifts with your church family. If interested, please contact Graeme Biggs, Altared Praise Band…
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Palm Sunday Fun Day!

Join First Church for our annual Easter Egg Hunts on Palm Sunday, April 14th. Everyone is invited to join us after our 11 a.m. worship service for an afternoon of fellowship and fun! We are excited to host a few local food trucks in our own parking lot to allow everyone to picnic on the…
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The Makings of a Hymn

Series on the music of our faith starts April 10 Some of our most beloved church hymns serve not only as spiritual icons, but live on as title pages to the interesting and unusual lives of those who wrote them. In this three part series beginning Wednesday, April 10, at 6 p.m. Luke Cowles will…
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April Mission Acts

First Church students and youth are “Egg”static and looking forwarding to “Hopping” right into church and local missions in the month of April. April 10, the youth will be blanketing our surrounding housing additions with door hangers, inviting our neighbors to come and participate in our Palm Sunday Funday and Easter Services. April 13, the youth will…
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The Cure

Beginning April 3 and following through until the end of the school year, Youth Wednesday night Worship will be focusing on the book entitled, The Cure:  What if God isn’t who you think He is and neither are you.  Using the setting of a traveler on a journey as he/she navigates what it means to…
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Get Moving!

The Children spring musical, Go and Tell, is in full swing. Please make sure your children are available to practice each and every Wednesday between now and May 1. We’ll perform the music – complete with acting, music, and movement – at 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 1. Don’t miss the sneak peek Sunday, April 28!…
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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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