Category: First Church News

Church Closing

Dear BFC Family, As you have been watching the news about the Corona virus, you know that the information is constantly changing. Based upon dates being considered by the Center of Disease Control and the Oklahoma Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, the church facilities will be tentatively closed through May 10. We will…
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125th Anniversary Celebration

The 125th Anniversary Celebration of Bartlesville First Church will be Sunday, March 29. The morning will start with coffee & donuts at 9:30am, then a celebration moment at 10:00am, followed by one service at 10:30am with Bishop Jimmy Nunn preaching. Lunch will be at 12:00pm; if you plan on attending lunch please RSVP prior to March 15, by contacting…
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Garden of Eatin’

The Garden of Eatin’, a community garden sponsored by Bartlesville First Church, will hold its 2020 organizational meeting on Thursday, February 27, at 7:00pm, in the church atrium. The Spring Work Day will be Saturday, March 7, from 9:00am to noon. Last year the garden harvested over 3,500 pounds of fresh produce for local agencies…
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Stained Glass Presentation

The First Women UMW group will have their February meeting on February 13, 10:00am, in room 175. Following the meeting there will be a pot-luck lunch at 11:30am. Grace Farmer will provide sandwiches and those whose last names begin with A-L will bring sides or desserts. Mary Alice Sigmon will lead a program on the…
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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Reading Material

This packet serves as reading material to go along with the ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’ sermon series.

Confirmation 2020

Confirmation in The United Methodist Church is a time of intentional preparation. It gives teens and tweens the opportunity to reflect on the most basic tenants of our faith and gives them a safe environment to ask questions and grapple with the divine truths and mysteries proclaimed by the church of Jesus Christ. Confirmation helps…
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Christmas Eve

Our Christmas Eve services will be held at 5:00 & 7:00 pm this year. The 5:00 pm service will be our Family Style worship including an Interactive Nativity. The 7:00 pm service will be the Traditional service with Lessons and Carols. Communion will be served at both services.

Blue Christmas

On Sunday, December 22, we will host a “Blue Christmas” community worship service at 6:00 pm. Pastors from several community churches will lead this service. A Blue Christmas worship setting is reflective, accepting where we really are, and holding out healing and hope. The service is held on the longest night of the year, the…
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Night of Joy

We will host a night of magic, December 11, featuring a delicious dinner, the story of Christ’s birth told by our children during their musical, and an opportunity to go on a Journey Through Advent with crafts and activities designed just for children! Dinner begins at 5:00 pm, followed by the night’s entertainment and ends with the…
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United Methodist Governance

Charge Conference     Bartlesville First Church is one of three local United Methodist Churches in Bartlesville.  The local church is frequently referred to as a “Charge” because it is “charged” with ministry and mission in a particular area.  The local church is the primary vehicle through which the United Methodist Church performs mission and ministry. …
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