What's Happening

Join us this weekend — in person or online. Worship services are Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 9am and 10:30am.

Below you'll find lots of great things happening at First Christian Church. For a complete calendar, click here.

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The Best Sermon Ever

When Jesus stood before the crowds of people and delivered the Sermon on the Mount, He spoke about a different way to live. The crowds were amazed at this powerful sermon, but they also had to wrestle with some of the difficult personal and social implications of what Jesus was teaching. And although so much has changed over the last 2,000 years, we too have so much to learn by wrestling with the truths in this sermon. Join us for this 13-week series as we study what Jesus said about topics affecting us today. Also, be sure to pick up a FREE guide or download a PDF below.

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Serve in FirstKids

We are intentional in helping kids — birth thru 5th grade — better understand their faith through our age-appropriate Bible stories, kids worship, prayer, and activities. We'd love for you to serve alongside us as we equip the next generation of Christian leaders. To volunteer, contact Heather at hvance@firstdecatur.org or text (217) 747-8392.

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Women's Brunch

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2023 FROM 10-11:30AM

Join us for a morning of food, faith, and fellowship! We’ll hear a short devotional from Tina Arseneau and spend time in community with other women, all while munching on some delicious goodies. (And, of course, lots of coffee!). This is a brunch gathering for women of all ages AND stages so invite a friend (or 5!) to join you. Suggested donation $5.

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Holy Week Guided Experience

APRIL 6 & 7, 2023 FROM 4-7PM

Journey from the Garden of Eden to the Cross. Visit five stations from God’s original design and intent for Creation to his plan of redemption through Jesus. Family-friendly tours take about 45 minutes and start every 10 minutes. The last tour of each day starts at 7pm.

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Meet Jesus


We invite you to Meet Jesus through the eyes of those who first knew him. Using scenes from the hit TV Series The Chosen, we’ll do more than just read the teachings of Jesus; we’ll experience them through the eyes of those who first encountered him. This NEW sermon series kicks-off Easter Weekend:

  • Saturday, April 8 at 3:30pm and 5pm
  • Sunday, April 9 at 8am, 9:30am, and 11am
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Spring Seniors Event

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2023 FROM 11:30-1PM

Seniors, celebrate spring with us with lunch and special guests. We will be blessed with words of financial wisdom from Michelle Reynolds, FCC Admin Team member and financial advisor with Wells Fargo. Wayne and Leslie Kent will also join us for a time of worship and reflection. Pastor Adam Hamerlinck will close the event with thoughts about spiritual growth. Suggested donation $5. Questions? Contact Pastor Tim Revis at trevis@firstdecatur.org.

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Employment Opportunities


    Mosaic Café is hiring for a part-time assistant manager. Are you a friendly, hard-working, people person? We would love to chat with you! Experience in food service or barista skills are a plus. Weekends and weekday work would be mandatory. To apply, contact Lisa at lweatherford@firstdecatur.org.
    The Community Missions Director is the First Christian staff missionary leader to our community, responsible for overseeing, leading, developing, and advancing the ministries of First Christian Church beyond our doors. Find out more.

For a complete list of events, click the church calendar button below. Questions? Please call or text the church at (217) 875-3350 or questions@firstdecatur.org.