Category: Spiritual Growth

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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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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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 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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Midweek Message Spring Discipleship Growth

MIDWEEK MESSAGE SERIES TO HIGHLIGHT JOHN WESLEY’S REFLECTIONS ON SCRIPTURE Methodism’s founder John Wesley considered the Bible central to the Christian movement he founded. Beginning Jan. 9, at Midweek Message, First Church will explore Scripture through Wesley’s own words as we seek to address 21 century questions. In the study, Scripture and the Wesleyan Way,…
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Midweek Message Series to Highlight John Wesley’s Reflections on Scripture

Methodism’s founder John Wesley considered the Bible central to the Christian movement he founded. Beginning Jan. 9, at Midweek Message, First Church will explore Scripture through Wesley’s own words as we seek to address 21 century questions. In the study, Scripture and the Wesleyan Way, each chapter explores a key Scripture text and one of…
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Midweek Message Two Week Series Focusing on Meditation Through Movement

Tai Chi is a Chinese tradition that can be used as a form of mediation through movement. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner accompanied by deep breathing. With its low impact movements Tai Chi is appropriate for all ages. Join Dixie Squires on Jan. 9 and 16 as she…
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Midweek Message Series Discussing Jesus’s Prayers, Parables, and Healing Ministry

The four Gospels of the Bible are filled with scripture focusing on Jesus and his life. In this 4-week study, Jesus: Prayers, Parables, and Healing Ministry, you will explore these stories to help grow your discipleship journey. Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 9 at Midweek Message Rev. Paul Overholt, will guide this discussion on exploring these stories…
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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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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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