The "Come To Table" sermon series has concluded, and FCC staff is so grateful for the congregation’s feedback as the Worship Design Team explores new ways for the church to experience a community of faith in worship on Sundays! Coastal Plains Area Minister Peggy Edge will be preaching on October 14th, and The Refuge - FCC’s middle and high school youth group - will be leading worship on October 21st. Pastor Dunn will begin a new 5-week worship series, entitled “Brother James: What Love Looks Like In Public”, on October 28th.

The First Christian School Book Fair will be wrapping up on Friday, October 12th! Don’t forget to stop in and buy some amazing children’s books!

Dragon Boat Regatta - 10/13. The Gulf Coast International Dragon Boat Regatta takes places on Brooks Lake in Sugarland on the second weekend of October, and FCC is going to enter a boat in the race! A dragon boat is a 20 person racing canoe, you can learn the basics in 15 minutes, and each race is less than 2.5 minutes. To be a part of the team and/or ask any questions about this adventure, email David Mandell today!

Plarn Weaving Activity - 10/18. Janene Suggs heads up this amazing initiative of weaving plastic bags into blankets for the homeless. On Thursday, October 18th, at 6:30 in Knowles Hall, FCC will come together to weave some plarn (plastic yarn) - come join us!

Vote Common Good - 10/21. FCC will host this bus tour on the evening of 10/21 from 7 to 10 p.m. To learn more about the event, click the Vote Common Good link. The tour has already received press in The Huffington Post, USA Today, The New York Times, and more! To get involved in any capacity - we'll need 16 volunteers that day! - email Chris Grady.

Trunk or Treat - 10/27. Trunk or Treat is FCC's annual Halloween-themed party where kids get dressed up in their costume and 'trick-or-treat' around the S. Rice parking lot to the various trunks of cars that have been decorated with a particular theme. We need more trunks this year, so if you're interested in participating please!

FCC volunteers on behalf of Christian Community Service Center (CCSC) on the first Saturday of every month from 8:45 a.m. to noon at the Gethsemane campus of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. If you’re interested in being a part of this volunteer effort, email Sharon Benka at

Disciples Women's Ministry meets every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Knowles Fellowship Hall for fellowship and a meal. Questions? Contact Lilith Trewick.

Escape to Reality, a FCC men's breakfast group, meets in 2 places weekly: every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Tacos-A-Go-Go in midtown, and every Thursday at 7:00 a.m. at Tapester’s Grill. Come join the men of FCC for some morning fellowship!

DivorceCare meets on Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the FCC parlor until late November. If you or someone you know needs help through this difficult time, feel free to attend any week.

The Refuge - FCC's youth group for both middle and high school students - meets from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sundays in Knowles Hall. Join us!