The congregation, at its annual meeting, approved new 2017 leadership.
Church leaders selected are Wayne Tibbetts (Moderator), Annette Carter (Vice Moderator), Dee Crowley (Secretary) and Joan Justice (Treasurer).
The new officers assume their responsibilities Jan. 1.Read More
First Christian Church will hold its annual congregational meeting on Sunday, Dec. 4th following the 8:30 am and 10:45 am worship services.
The congregation will be asked to consider reports from the Nominating Committee and the Finance Committee.
New officers, elders, deacons and other position presented along with a 2017 planning budget.Read More
I was glad to have the opportunity to worship at First Christian, Independence, on Sunday, Aug. 14, and to see friends I have known from my youth.
It brought back many memories and warmed my heart.
Margaret Shields took my picture in front of my Timothy picture in the hall way. Brent Schondelmeyer asked me to write an article on what it means to be a Timothy of this congregation.
I grew-up in this congregation with my mother and father, Hazel and Lewis McNeill, and my two brothers, Russell and Rodney. I was baptized and joined the church on March 22, 1959, by Dr. Donald McKay; I was ordained at First Christian on April 28, 1974.Read More
This is a return concert for the popular jazz/blues group which has performed several benefit concerts at the church for the children's clothing closet.
There is no charge for the concert but a free will offering will be taken to support Tabitha's Closet.Read More
It has been an honor to be a deacon for the church in which I was baptized.
Presentation of the communion and offering plates is a service which I always watched and experienced from the pews, but never totally shared until last year. The solemnity of presentation of the communion to members of the church is always very close to my heart. But what I have noticed when I pass the collection plate is the beauty of the hands which take the plate and always present something for it.Read More