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First Christian Church Calls Rev. Brandon Gilvin As New Senior Pastor

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First Christian Church of Chattanooga announces that it has called the Reverend Brandon Gilvin to be its new senior pastor of the 400-member congregation beginning October 2015. Rev. Gilvin, 39, is originally from Kentucky. He is a graduate of Hiram College in Ohio and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt University. Having served […]

Gayle Mingledorff’s Mission Trip to India

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First Christian Church member Gayle Mingledorff recently went on a mission trip to India and visited the King’s School and orphanage. Here is the email Gayle received:       Dearest Gayle , Greetings from all of us at King’s! With our hearts full of gratitude, we are writing this email to thank you and […]

Season of Lent Observed at First Christian Church

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Lent marks the final days of Jesus’ life and ministry. The season lasts for 40 days, beginning on Ash Wednesday though Holy Saturday, the day before Easter. First Christian Church will offer a special service on Ash Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30 p.m. that will include the placing of ashes in the sign of the […]

Interim Regional Pastor to Visit FCC on Feb. 22

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Beth Dobyns, Interim Regional Pastor of Tennessee will be the special guest of the congregation on Sunday, Feb. 22. Beth will be preaching in the worship service, using the Hebrew Bible text for the day, Genesis 9:8-17. Her sermon title is “Mud and Memory.” Following the service, Rev. Dobyns will meet with the Search Committee. Come and share your warmth and hospitality with […]

Disciples of Christ Prepare for Regional Assembly

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Following more than a year of planning by local and statewide personnel, Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, will hold its Biennial Regional Assembly on Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4. The primary purpose of the Regional Assembly is to strengthen the Region by nurturing, engaging, building “community” and celebrating togetherness by Disciples, for the […]

Chattanooga Firefighters Against Hunger

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Partner with Chattanooga’s Finest, for the 8th Annual Chattanooga Firefighters Against Hunger Campaign on August 18-24 benefiting the Food Bank. Food or donations can be made all day at any local fire station or in our donation lobby. Support the firefighter’s you know (Lesley & Bobby Morgan) as they provide food for others in their […]

FCC Begins Month Long Advent Celebration

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First Christian Church will begin celebration of the Advent season on December 1. Worship starts at 10:45 a.m. (captioning provided). The lighting of the first Advent candle will precede children adding Chrismons to the tree, then attendees may enjoy the first of a month-long sermon series titled, “Christmas is for Weird People: Mary.” Immediately after […]

FCC Honors Brown Academy Teachers

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The Sunday before the Thanksgiving holiday each year, members of First Christian Church are asked to donate baked or store-bought pies for the teachers of Brown Academy. This year, more than 60 pies were delivered on November 25 just in time for their Thanksgiving dinners – 17 of which were provided by the Kemp Sunday […]

Christian Women’s Fellowship Group Aids Salvation Army

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Following a covered dish luncheon, members of the First Christian Women’s Fellowship (CWF) group met on November 11 to prepare approximately 20 Christmas stockings for elderly ladies distributed through the Salvation Army. As a long-standing tradition at church, CWF collected socks, gloves, scarves, and all kinds of toiletries, jewelry, washcloths, radios, flashlights and small stuffed […]