We admit that we do not have a long list of events. We are very intentional about only offering the events and activities that will help people connect with God and with each other. A major part of that goal is to be involved in activities that bring multiple generations together.
With that in mind, below you will find some places to connect with us, as well as useful information about opprotunities and events!
Invite your family and friends to worship with your FCC family and we will celebrate the birth of our Savior together! Childcare will be available for children 3 and under.
Have you ever wondered why some Christmas traditions exist? Stockings, candles, holly and mistletoe? How did these come to be part of our decorations and celebrations? Are they just something we do, or were they intended to help us focus on Jesus? (Hint: it’s probably about Jesus.)
Prepare for Christmas by learning to see Jesus in places other than just the manger. Learn to see Him in many of the traditions of the season. Together we can help keep our eyes on our King everywhere we look.
Join us for Traditions:
Sundays at 9am or 10:30am : : November 30, December 7, 14 & 21
Christmas Eve Worship Services : : December 24 at 4pm or 5:30pm
First Christian Church’s Mission Statement closes with a focus on reaching “…the Next Generation!” Our Church is Kind of a Big Deal message series recently ended with Brian Gorman laying out some future big deal adventures. He invited us on behalf of some of our young families, Elders and Staff to join in a year-end effort to raise the funds to make a place for the young and their friends, as well as parents and grandparents, to connect all week long FCC’s property.
It all started with some excited young moms came to the staff asking if we could raise funds for a place where:
*Kids could meet other kids & play safely on our beautiful property.
*Parents could mingle and connect while their kids played.
*Play dates draw others together from our church and community.
*Families could hang out after services for cookouts and play time.
*Our community sees just how much FCC cares about kids and families!
We all agreed! It is time! Many of our Thanksgiving and year-end offerings have provided relief to the storm-ravaged, help to the homeless and even built training centers in India! This year, we are inviting you to the challenge of taking a big step to reach young families right here with a Thanksgiving/Year-end offering of $35,000!
*A long-lasting metal & plastic playground in safe rubber mulch surrounded by benches & eventual fence.
*Kids climbing, swinging, sliding and even falling on safe mulch!
*Uninhibited parents & kids drawn to fun play time on church property.
*Moms & dads interacting with each other, their kids & county neighbors.
*God, can You help me make the “Next Generation Playground” happen?
*God, can I be one of those giving $50
*God, can I be one of those giving $100.
*God, can I be one of those giving $500
*God, can I be one of those giving $1,000.
*God, can I be one of those giving $5,000.
*God, can You help me make it happen by Thanksgiving or \year-end?
Together: We will do what it takes to reach the “Next Generation!”
FCC’s Compassion & Justice Christmas Store was created to provide unique, meaningful, and remarkable Christmas gifts that are fun to give, great to receive and help someone suffering in poverty, slavery, or hunger around the world. Since 2010, the Christmas Store has raised over $60,000 in sales that went directly back to the organizations we hosted. The Store’s mission is to not only provide direct support to the organizations and the people they help, but to educate our congregation and community at large on these organizations and their mission, while providing gifts that mean something. The LAST DAY for sales is December 14 from 10am-12:30pm.
Organizations we are helping to bring awareness to and support through the Store this year:
Feed My Starving Children (fmsc.org) is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s children, hungry in body and spirit.
SERRV International (serrv.org)
Giving artisans and farmers around the world the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty and support their families through fair payments and respectful relationships.
Women at Risk (WARinternational.org)
Established to create circles of protection around at-risk women and children, and provide safe places to heal from abuse, trafficking, exploitation and more.
Providing Africans with clean water and encouraging and loving broken people. What one may lack in clean water, another may lack in love. Every product purchased=one week of clean water.
Rapha House (raphahouse.com)
The work and purpose of Rapha House is like a bridge between slavery and freedom. To bring trafficked and exploited children to lasting, sustainable freedom.
Feed the Crave (feedthecrave.org)
Equipping and empowering the local church to help create missional communities.
Join us in room 215 (Children's Worship Room) for the showing of the Veggie Tales movie “Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas”! Grab your kids, jump in your jammies, bring blankets or chairs to lounge on and relax as a family and laugh together. Bring munchies to share with the other families. (bottled water will be provided)
Ladies of all ages (preteens on up) are invited to join in a morning of music and great food! The lovely Katie Oldham of livinghappilywhole.com will speak on 'Finding the Spirit of Christmas'. The Christmas Store will be open that day too! Tickets are $8 each and must be purchased in advance on Nov. 16, 23 or 30 at the East Foyer Counter. We are again looking for ladies to sign-up as and host a table. This is your opportunity to decorate a beautiful table and invite friends to join you! Please contact Christy Bury at email@example.com for more information.
For parents of children ages birth to 2 years we provide the opportunity for you to commit to your child, to God and to your church family that you are willing to bring your child up in a home that has a solid foundation planted in Christ. This class and special service allows an opportunity for the parents to publically make known their desire to lead and spiritually nurture their child. Parents must attend the class on December 7 at 10:30am. This class has been specifically designed to show why we offer a special Baby Blessing service and what scriptures has to say about how to raise our children. The Baby Blessing service will then be held on December 14 at 10:30am. Sign-up on the Connect Card or at kenoshafcc.com/members.html. Please contact Amy Kerr at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If you have been attending for a few weeks or a few months and you want to know more about our church, then this class is for you. You will learn about our purpose, values and vision here at FCC. Please sign-up at kenoshafcc.com/members.html to attend.
Calling all able bodied individuals! If you can operate a hammer, saw, leaf rake or even a snow blower, the Hands and Feet Ministry would love to have you on the team! The Hands and Feet Ministry is a service based ministry that cares for our FCC family. To sign up to be a part of the Hands and Feet Ministry, email JR at email@example.com.
FCC is headed to Thailand to encourage and work alongside Phil Parker of Victory 44 Ministries. Phil is one of FCC's missionaries that we support. If you would like to experience a high level mission trip to Thailand, contact JR Horn at firstname.lastname@example.org for details
Cost: Approx $2500-$3000
Age: Open to anyone 21yrs and older
Where: Chaing Mai, Thailand
Nehemiah rebuilt the walls of Jerusalem in 52 days. The Nehemiah Project seeks to partner with a family in order to rebuild their financial, spiritual, personal and relational walls in 52 weeks. Imagine having someone partner with you to help you in a deeper spiritual life, improve the relational well-being within your family and help to get your finances under control, maybe even pay off all of your debt within the year! Please join the Nehemiah Project Team and the Benevolence Team in prayer as we have begun conversations with potential families to partner with. Stay tuned for some exciting announcements as we begin rebuilding walls! Contact JR Horn at email@example.com for details.
This is a portal into the church directory right on your mobile device! You must establish a User Account at kenoshafcc.com/members.html before the mobile app can be used. A User Account will also allow you to give through that portal. In the future you will be able to sign-up for events and find groups using this app.
YouVersion Bible App
Filled with great reading options and solid studies, occasionally we use it during the worship service.
Bible for Kids
If you have children, this app serves as an interactive Bible for the kids to use.
"We are a growing family on a journey with God" Wouldn't it be nice to know more about our family? It doesn't matter how long you've been a part of our family, we would like to know more about you and your journey. Sharing your journey can help to encourage, to inspire and to move others closer to Christ. Personal testimonies can be very powerful in helping people understand who Christ is and how. We would like to video record you sharing your journey with us. Your video will be added to this website and our Facebook page, or shared on a Sunday morning with our church family. Email your story or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org, pick up a form from the Information Center or contact Peggy LeMay at 262.652.3908 for more information.