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Keeping you in the conversation of what's happening at FC!

TRUE GIRL Pajama Party Tour - This Pajama Party, put on by the creators of Secret Keeper Girl, is a special event for girls ages 7-12 and the influential women in their lives (moms, grandmothers, aunts, and friends).  There will be live music, a fashion show, interactive games, and practical Bible teaching.  Join us on Sunday, February 16th, at 6pm as we focus on celebrating the unique ways God has created us!  For tickets, visit bit.ly/truegirlatfc

Ash Wednesday Services - Join us on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 26th) at 6:30am or 5:30pm to center your heart and prepare for a season of Lent as we look forward to Easter.  

Wild Game Feast - On Saturday, March 7th, we will have a special dinner and program featuring World Champion Turkey Caller, Chris Parrish of Bear Archery.  Our feast will include all things wild with some things domestic.  Cost is $5/person.  Contact Chris Steurer for more information (812-453-3910) or purchase tickets in the Church Office.  

Family Dedication - Our 2020 Family Dedication Ceremony and Fellowship will take place on Sunday, May 3rd, from 3-5pm.  If your family would like to participate, please email Dana (dmarlow@fcnewburgh.com) for more information and take note of the following dates:

  • 4/12 - family pictures to be submitted (email to
  • 4/19 - registration deadline
  • 4/26 - parent orientation

Men's Basketball League - Get your new year started off right with some friendly competition and fellowship by joining us for basketball on Wednesday nights.  League will run January 22nd - March 18th.  Contact Nathan for more information (nlogsdon@fcnewburgh.com).

Community Impact - There are many ways to partner with FC to take the Acts 2:39 promise to our community.  Make sure and read through the Community Impact section, visit their page, or head to the Welcome Center in the Lobby on Sunday morning for more information on being a part of this ministry.

PART-TIME STUDENT MINISTRY LARGE GROUP COORDINATOR  

First Christian is seeking a Student Ministry Large Group Coordinator (grades 6-12). This position is responsible for overseeing Sunday night large group opportunities as well as special events. Requirements of this position include the ability to care for families; ensure direction and development for large group activities and lessons; and consistently recruit, and equip large group teachers through team strategy.  The coordinator will be self-motivated, possess strong organization and communication skills (both personal and large group speaking), and be able to coach/develop others. A Bible College degree is not required. This paid part-time position consists of 12-15 hours per week, with four of the hours required on Sunday mornings and four required on Sunday evenings with the additional hours throughout the week. One week of summer camp is preferred and an additional stipend will be paid.  Please submit a resume to Penny Kaluza (pkaluza@fcnewburgh.com).

 

Classes

SUNDAY MORNING CLASSES, meeting at 9:15am

  • LUKE  |   led by Holly Gillespie   |   meets in the Chapel
  • 1 PETER  |   led by Roger Hutchinson   |   meets in the Dining Room
  • PSALMS  |   led by Chris Gillespie   |   meets in Room 221
  • EPHESIANS |   led by Rick Liggett & Scott Brown   |   meets in Room 219
  • OUR INTERACTION WITH A SPIRITUAL GOD  |   led by Joe Schitter   |   meets in Room 218
  • DRAMA OF SCRIPTURE:  SEEING GOD THROUGH THE WHOLE BIBLE   |   led by Alex Dayvolt   |   meets in room 215

THURSDAY MORNING CLASSES

  • THRIVING IN BABYLON (video study)   |   led by Nathan Logsdon   |   meets in room 214 at 6:30am
  • DANIEL (a Beth Moore video study)   |   led by Melinda Nalley   |   meets in room 212 at 9am

TUESDAY NIGHT CLASS

  • THRIVING IN BABYLON (video study)   |   led by Kevin Brimner   |   meets in the Chapel at 8pm

Family Ministry (kids, teens, and families)

two39 Students on Sunday Nights -- Middle School and High School students are invited to join us on Sunday nights from 4:30-6:30pm for games, food, music, Bible Study, and grade-specific small groups.  For more information, contact PENNY KALUZA (Family Minister). 

Elementary Praise Team -- If your kids love to sing and love to praise God, encourage them to join our new praise team that will lead us in worship on the 2nd and 4th Sundays, 12-12:30pm, beginning Sept. 8th.  For more information, contact CASSIE ALLEN (Elementary Coordinator). 

Attention Parents of Elementary Children! - Want to stay in the loop on everything happening in our Elementary Ministry?  Join our Remind App by texting @two39 to 81010.

Student Ministry Sunday Morning Leaders Needed -We are looking for leaders for our Sunday Morning ministry for our High School students.  We meet at 9:15 am.  You will get the lesson plans at the beginning of the week so you can be prepared to lead our High School students. We have a great group of young people who are eager to grow in their faith. If you have any interest in learning more, please contact Lacey Poag.

Adults

Join us for Choir! - Do you enjoy singing?  Do you know anyone who should be singing on stage during our worship services?  Feel free to join us for practice on Sundays from 3-4:30pm in the Chapel.  You are welcome whether you've been in a choir before or not.  See you Sunday!

Groups -- Looking to get involved in community here at FC?  You can check out our groups page or contact Nathan Logsdon to get connected with a group to share life with and grow in relationship with God and others.

Classes -- Sunday mornings at 9:15am we have several classes available for all ages.  Click here to find available adult classes and locations.

Around FC

Support FC through Schnucks eScrip -- If you shop at Schnucks and have a "My Schnucks Card", you can connect your card with First Christian Church and we'll receive up to 3% of your purchase total back in fundraising dollars.  Get the details and register your card here.

Winter Weather Volunteers Needed -- If you are able to volunteer a few hours when winter weather hits to help with salting and clearing snow, please email Derek Rollins.

Quilting Group -- Quilters meet in Room 101 at 9am on Mondays.

EXPLORE!

Earlier this year, we launched our 2019 generosity initiative: EXPLORE.
The purpose of this initiative is twofold:  1. To set aside seed money that will fund community ministry opportunities, and 2. To reduce the principal amount owed on our facility.

Please join us in praying that God will prepare the hearts of His people for the ministry opportunities He will lay before us and that we will all respond to His leading with generosity.  Click here for more information on Explore! or click here to fill out a commitment card.

On-Campus Partnerships

Moms Morning Out -- We are filling spots for the 2020-2021 school year.  Ages are 1 (and independently walking) to 4 years old by August 1st, 2020. If interested, contact Erin Dayvolt. 

Newburgh Christian Academy -- for more information email NCA.

Noah's Ark Christian Pre-School -- for more information email the director, Karen Miller.

Noah's Ark Christian Preschool is looking for an Office Assistant - They are looking for an outgoing and organized individual with the following:  familiarity with Word, Publisher, Google Docs, and QuickBooks; experience using a multi-code copier; organizational skills; and willingness to be a team player.  Duties will include functioning as receptionist, school nurse, and volunteer coordinator.  This is a 1/2 day, 20-hour per week, position from August through May with minimal hours in June and July.  Starting salary is $9-$9.50 per hour.  For more information, contact Karen Miller (Preschool Director).

Community Impact

The After School Academy (ASA) is a new connection with Sharon Elementary and Newburgh Elementary that will connect our church to kids and their families by offering after school tutoring at each school on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  By making a personal connection with students in their environment, we will be a tangible expression of God's love and we will have an opportunity to help them have a successful academic experience.  Please contact Carol Holder (cwhold@sigecom.net) for more information.

Click HERE to learn more about Community Impact.

Outside Events

The Freedom Tour -- Women, The Freedom Tour with Jennie Allen & Christy Nockels is coming October 9, 7-10pm, at First Christian Newburgh!  Worship with singer/songwriter Christy Nockels & learn from Bible teacher and the founder of IF:Gathering, Jennie Allen!   Tickets go on sale July 1st.  Click here for more info. 

Student Medical Form -- Click here to download and print off the current FC Medical Form for students. 

Save the Date!

Feb. 16, 6:30pm - TRUE GIRL Pajama Party Tour

Feb. 26, 6:30am or 5:30pm - Ash Wednesday Services

March 4, 6:30pm - Ladies Connect

March 7, 6pm - Wild Game Feast

April 1, 6:30pm - Ladies Connect

April 4, 9am - Indoor Easter EGGstravaganza

May 3, 4pm - Family Dedication Ceremony & Fellowship