Category: First Church News

New Course Focuses on Growing Emotionally and Spiritually in 2019

Are you seeking to make a deeper commitment to God in the New Year? Do you find yourself in a place where you are avoiding healthy conflict in the name of keeping the peace? Ignoring or suppressing emotions? Finding yourself working for God instead of being with God? Living without limits?  Dr. Greg Tener and…
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Cornerstone Going Digital!

The First Church Newsletter, Cornerstone, is officially all digital! If you would like to receive our Newsletter in your inbox subscribe now!  The Cornerstone is a weekly email with all the latest news of what is happening at First Church. Senior Pastor Rev. Dr. Greg Tener also emails a weekly pastor e-note!

Sunday Worship During The Holidays

To help everyone attend worship during the busy holiday season the worship schedule will be slightly different during the last few weeks of Dec. and first Sunday of Jan. It is as follows: •Thursday, December 20 – 7 p.m. Early Christmas Eve Service •Sunday, December 23 – 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship & 10:45 a.m. Modern…
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Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship

Bartlesville First Church wants to celebrate the Christmas season with you. First Church is hosting three special candlelight worship experiences. For people traveling over the holidays, First Church will host an early Christmas Eve service on Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. We will have our Traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight worship services on Dec. 24 at 5…
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International Christmas Market

You will find unique gifts and support a third-world family at the same time by shopping for your holiday gifts at First Church’s International Christmas Market! The International Christmas Market will be located in the Parlor this year. The market will be open November 25 – December 9, Sundays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays…
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Santa Shop

Each December, Jane Phillips Elementary School operates a Santa Shop so many of its underprivileged students can go “shopping” to select Christmas gifts for members of their family. The sixth annual Santa Shop will be conducted on Saturday, December 8, from 9 a.m. to noon. Community volunteers are needed. All students at the school can…
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It’s Directory Time!

It’s time! It’s time for an updated photo directory.  Photography sessions are December 4 – 8 and December 11 – 15 right here at First Church. Photo session times are Tuesday’s – Friday’s 2 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. and Saturday’s 10 a.m. – 4:40 p.m. Each family photographed will receive a FREE 8×10 and a…
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Night of Joy

Night of Joy will be December 5 from 5 -8 p.m. This whole church Christmas event will get you in the mood for Christmas. Join us as we eat dinner together, do fun Christmas activities with our families and then join together for an interactive Christmas play and Sing Along. Come bask in the joy of…
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Thanksliving Camp will be held on November 19-20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Volunteers are needed to serve as shepherds and activity leaders. Please contact Felicia Bumgarner if you would like to volunteer. Thanksliving camp is open for students Pre-K through 5th grade. Space is limited so register early! Register here! 

CONCERN Food Drive

In previous years, we handed out blue bags around Thanksgiving and asked you to fill and return them. We donated actual food to fill the pantry at Concern. This year we have learned that Concern loves blue bag gifts, but they also can buy food much more cost effectively than we can. Concern has connections,…
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