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There are many wonderful opportunities for worship and spiritual reflection
during Holy Week.  Some are community services planned by the New
Martinsville Ministerial Association and some are our own services here at
First Christian.  I want to invite and encourage all of you to share in as many of
these services as you can.  May this Holy Week be a time of recentering and
deepening our faith as we live together through the passion and resurrection of
Jesus Christ.

Holy Week Schedule of Services:

  • Sunday, April 9:  Palm Sunday at FCC
  • Monday, April 10:  7:00 p.m  NMMA Community Worship hosted at First
    Christian Church
  • Tuesday, Aprill 11:  7:00 p.m  NMMA Community Worship hosted at
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
  • Wednesday, April 12: 7:00 p.m. NMMA Community Worship hosted at
    Immanual Baptist Church
  • Thursday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.  Maundy Thursday service at First
    Christian Church
  • Friday,  April 14, 7:00 p.m.  Good Friday Tenebrae Service at First
    Christian Church

There will be a special Cross Walk beginning at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic
Church and ending at the Church of God near Walmart on Good Friday
beginning at 11:15.  The NMMA Community Good Friday Service will be held
NOON at the Church of God at the conclusion of the Cross Walk.  Following
that will be a prayer vigil.
Rev. Dr. Victor L. Hunter
Pastor, First Christian Church
We gather for Worship and Communion on Sunday:
  • 9:00 a.m. Contemporary Service  
  • 10:45 a.m.  Traditional Service  
  • Combined services periodically - check our
    calendar for details

Children's Sunday School, for younger children, is offered
during these services, but young children are also welcome
in the worship gathering with their parents, and a mid-week
First Friends group for elementary students builds on
those foundations.  
Youth Groups for Middle-school
("ChiRho") and High-school ("Christian Youth Fellowship")
meet regularly.  Contact the church office for current
schedule.

Other gatherings, engaging the lives of people of all walks
of life and of all ages are offered throughout the week.  
Check our current calendar or contact the church office for
details.
First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ)                 
521 Maple Avenue
New Martinsville, WV  26155
(304)455-4460    
       
Contemporary Worship 9:00am
Traditional Service 10:45am
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2016 Disciples
Men's Retreat
Oct. 2-4
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SUNDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY
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We remember our members who cannot
worship with us as often as they would
like.  Please pray for their encouragement
and well being: Anna Lee Emch, Eddie
Green, Don and Shirley Hyer, Junior
Ingold, Helen Loy, Dorothy McDougal,
Lloyd Miller, Sue Morris, Bob Myers, Scott
Richter, Ruth Stine, and Barbara Yoho,
Everett McDougal, Danny Ross, Rose
Dolan, Margaret Null, and Martha Moser.  
We are happy when they can join us but
want them to know they are not forgotten
when they can't.
SERMON RECORDINGS
You can now get recordings of sermons you have missed or would like to share with someone. The
$1.00 per CD (to cover the cost of CD). To place your order please click link below:
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2016 Disciples
Women's Spiritual
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19-21
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There have been those in our congregation that have expressed a desire to help with our funeral
dinners. If you would like the opportunity to prepare a dish or help serve, please sign the sheet across
Funeral Dinners
Vacation Bible School Page Update
The VBS page has been updated with links to years past pages including videos of that years VBS.You
can access the page by clicking th tab in the menu bar or
here.
Greetings From Pastor Hunter
Pastor: Rev. Dr. Victor L. Hunter                       Secretary: Orvella Neff                        Website Design: Patrick Norton
Support Groups

  • First Light A Support program designed for individuals (confidential and supportive) considering
    and seeking entering into a program of addiction retreatment.
  • Gabriel Project Meeting babies and young families needs for support, diapers, clothes and baby
    care product, including cribs and car seats.
  • Support Group for Families Dealing with Addiction Meets the second and fourth Mondays of
    each month at 6:00pm.
  • Mental Health Support Groups
  • Senior Access Point
  • Depression and Anxiety Wednesdays at 1:00pm ~ Disciples Center For Human Wholeness ~
    515 Maple Ave., New Martinsville, WV
Holy Week Schedule of Services
Our Sunday Night Bible Study meets each Sunday evening in our Fellowship Hall. We are doing group
Bible study in which everyone is incited to participate in the transformational study of getting in touch with
and listening to the stories in scripture and the stories of our own lives. Bible study begins at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 9:  Palm Sunday at FCC

Monday, April 10:  7:00 p.m  NMMA Community Worship hosted at First Christian Church

Tuesday, Aprill 11:  7:00 p.m  NMMA Community Worship hosted at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Wednesday, April 12: 7:00 p.m. NMMA Community Worship hosted at Immanual Baptist Church

Thursday, April 13, 7:00 p.m.  Maundy Thursday service at First Christian Church

Friday,  April 14, 7:00 p.m.  Good Friday Tenebrae Service at First Christian Church
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