Colby Smith is new church minister; starts July 1st

Rev. Colby Smith will become out new church minister following an extensive search process and approval by the congregation. He officially starts July 1.

Colby was born and raised in the north Texas city of Wichita Falls.

In the midst of a summer ministerial internship Colby met Suzy Franklin. After a two year courtship between Texas and Oklahoma, a marriage took place in First Christian Church of Wichita Falls on May 25, 1991.

Colby attended Brite Theological Seminary at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX. and received a Masters of Divinity with Pastoral Care & Counseling Emphasis.

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Church calls a new minister

The church Search Committee has offered a call to a new church minister.

To consider the call, the church will hold a meeting of the board of directors Sunday, May 15th at 9:30 am and then congregational meetings Sunday, May 22nd following the 8:30 and 10:45 worship services.

Information about the new minister and other details will be shared at the meetings.

Approval of the board of the directors and the congregation are required in order to call a new minister. If approved, the new minister would start July 1.

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Easter: Preparing for the Resurrection

Theseason of Lent begins Wed. Feb. 10th.

Lent is a season ofspiritual preparation for the death, burial, and resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus.  But the question is, “How do we prepare”? 

This season our minister will share a series of messages designed to help us better understand this Holy Season so we can better prepare ourselves to truly embrace the Resurrected Christ in our lives.

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Church choir to perform cantata Sunday Dec. 20

The church choir will perform a special Christmas Cantata on Sunday Dec 20 during a single 9:30 am worship service.

The choir will perform a special meaning of the Christmas story featuring “He is here indeed! Emmanuel God is with us”.

For those staring down at the newborn Jesus in the manger, it might have seemed surreal or too good to be true. But now, two thousand plus years later, what does it mean for God to be with us?

Find out in song what it means to us to have Christ with us at the cantata.