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    Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1
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    God has said, "Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you." Hebrews 13:5
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    Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8


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First Christian Church

OUR PURPOSE

We exist to worship God by actively growing in faith, love, and service to touch a hurting world.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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VISION

We desire to be a community of people devoted to Jesus and one another. Extending God’s Hope, Healing, and Home to every human Heart.​​​​​​​ 


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EXPRESSIONS

  • Relentlessly grow in our relationship with God,
  • Sacrificially love one another,
  • Radically invest in the next generation,
  • Generously extend hope to the hurting,
  • Bravely share Jesus with the world.

Service Times

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About Us

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Contact Us

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MINISTRY TEAM

RON RILEY

Ron was born in Canada, the son of missionary parents, but spent most of his childhood in western Iowa. Ron attended Ozark Christian College, Joplin, MO and Lincoln Christian Seminary, Lincoln, IL. His wife Donna teaches special education at the lower elementary in Grove.  Together Ron and Donna have five children at home (Joel, Ryan, Alexis, Valarie, Jonny), one in college (Sarah) and two in heaven (Daniel, Lydia). The Riley’s joined First Christian Church in 2013.

THOMAS HAWKINS

Thomas has served as Youth Pastor at First Christian Church for TWENTY years! He graduated from Ozark Christian College in Dec. 1999 with a Bachelors of Biblical Literature degree. His love of students and passion for Jesus Christ is hard to miss. Thomas and his wife, Jill, have three children of their own-- Berek, Neleh and Ivy.

SUSIE NIEHUS

Susie is our Children's Ministry Director and manages our online ministry. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree from Southern Arkansas University, in Agriculture Business. Her husband Nate manages their beef cattle ranch and owns/operates Niehus Tree service. They have two children--Naaman and Natalie.


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RESOURCES

OFFICE HOURS

Our website is filled with helpful information.  Just use the naviagation menu to find what you are looking for. (Main Menu...)



WHAT WE BELIEVE

We believe in one God eternally existing in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. (John 1:1-5,29-34; Hebrews 1:1-3)
We believe God is the creator of all things, infinitely perfect in allways. (read more...)

OUR MINISTRIES

Take a look into all the ministries we offer. We feel as if there is a ministry for everyone. We would love it if you would join us!  (more info here...)

SUNDAY'S SERMON

Cant make it Sunday morning? Not a problem. Feel free to jump on the site and watch our recent sermons.  (View the most recent messages here.)



UPCOMING EVENTS

We want to keep you posted on all the happenings at FCC.  Upcoming Events are posted on the home page and soon we will have a calendar page as well.



CONTACT US

We love questions! If you have one please feel free to contact us. You may call in or even email us. We look forward to hearing from you. (Contact us here...)



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A MESSAGE FROM

OUR PASTOR

"Welcome to our site! I am so glad that you are here. Take a look around to learn more about who we are as a church, our mission and vision for Christ, as well as information about how you can get involved in any of our events and minstries. We welcome you to come visit our church! If you have any questions at all, I would love to connect with you. I can be contacted by clicking the button below!"


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