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Check out September’s Potty Poster–>September 2021

Weekly Announcements for 9/26/2021
Announcements usually change on the previous Wednesdays:


Due to the updated CDC guidelines, Masks will be required for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people for all indoor activities.

COME HAVE COFFEE WITH THE PASTOR: Join us next Sunday, Oct 3rd at 12:15pm in the church lobby for a Pastor/staff meet and greet.  Also, hear about First Church and its ministries.

PUMPKIN BREAD BAKERS NEEDED: Do you want to know the secret recipe? Join the baking team and find out. Contact Judy Ogden 386-334-3468 for more information.

THRIFT BOUTIQUE NEWS: Opportunity to volunteer at the Thrift Boutique “outside” normal business hours: One valued “Outsider” does repairs/improvements; another sorts/prices books; a team merchandizes/organizes; a couple sort donations/steam clothing; another cleans the store. Be an “Outsider”, Contact the Thrift Boutique @ 386-767-6511.

IT’S TIME TO SIGN UP FOR PUMPKIN PATCH SHIFTS: Please visit the sign up sheet at If you need help or don’t have access to a computer, please contact Judy at 386-334-3468


PUMPKIN PATCH UNLOADINGS: 10/2 8a & 10/23 8a

LOVE IN STITCHES FUNDRAISER:  October 9 10am-3pm Hanstine Hall: Love in Stitches is holding a craft/quilt sale for First Church Youth Group. Items will range from $1.00 to $60.00, (Cash only accepted). Please help support the youth group.

FIRST CHURCH PRE-SCHOOL: Virtual Scholastic Book Fair: It will be held from 10/11/2021-10/24/2021 and goes to benefit our preschool.

CHARGE CONFERENCE: Sunday, October 17th at 2:00pm at Coronado Community United Methodist Church in New Smyrna Beach, FL. Church Leaders and Staff are encouraged to attend; however, anyone from First Church is welcome. We will celebrate the ministry of First Church, our community outreach, school partnerships, as well as elect incoming leadership.

TRUNK OR TREAT: It’s coming! October 24th, from 5-7pm, we will be opening our campus to the community for this fun, free event. Please consider being a part by decorating a trunk, or donating candy! For more information, or to sign up to do a trunk, contact Suzi Rodriguez at

SHOP AMAZON SMILES TO BENEFIT FIRST CHURCH: Visit to earn money for First Church who has earned $400.55 reported as of August 2021.