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(614) 488-0681


Sunday February 18, 2018









7 - 8 :30 pm Rose Wing 211, North Campus

CHRISTIANITY 101 We will discuss Karen King’s The Gospel of Mary of Magdala: Jesus and the First Woman Apostle, a radical interpretation of Jesus’ teachings as a path to inner spiritual knowledge.

3 - 6 pm North Campus

BUILDING PEACE & CIVILITY INTERFAITH DISCUSSION Collaboration of The Burkhart Center with various groups, including the Interfaith Association, Columbus Rotary and Compassionate Communication to dialogue on issues of civility across traditions. Register at

9:30 am - 1 pm Brownlee Hall, South Campus

AGING WITH INTENTION Discussions exploring attitudes towards aging, emotional and social changes, and personal and spiritual growth through the life cycle. Register at or at, (614) 488-0681, ext. 247

11 am Sanctuary, South Campus

MEXICO MISSION COMMISSIONING & OFFERING Support the work of our high school students and adult and college participants traveling over spring break to Tecate Mexico to construct homes for families in need.

5:15 pm Grace Hall, North Campus

DEEP GRIHA DINNER The Honorable Richard F. Celeste will be the Keynote Speaker, dinner from City Barbeque, and an opportunity to sponsor a child or make a donation.

2:30 - 4:30 pm Brownlee Hall, South Campus

COFFEE AND A LOVE REVOLUTION Continuing the Conversation with Brené Brown, Dr. Kate Riffee, Certified Daring Way Facilitator, will explore how to move toward more authentic and wholehearted living. Register at

1 - 7 pm Brownlee Hall, South Campus

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE To schedule your appointment, go to and enter our sponsor code FCCSC, or contact Paula Russell at (614) 488-0681 ext 228 or

7 - 9 pm Brownlee Hall, South Campus

TIME AND TIMELESSNESS Lose Your Life to Find Life - Avery Solomon will explore the question: What are we to lose...and what do we gain when we lose ourselves? Register at

SOUTH CAMPUS: 1320 Cambridge Blvd. 43212

NORTH CAMPUS: 3777 Dublin Rd. 43221

ANNOUNCEMENTS On MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, the church will be closed in observance of Presidents’ Day. THE WELCOME CENTER located on the south end of the 1320 Cambridge building beside the parking lot, is our entrance throughout the week with the addition of the Sanctuary on Sundays and special services. For those needing assistance, greeters will be at the Welcome Center entrance to welcome and assist you into the building on Sunday mornings. Please feel free to drop off passengers prior to parking. CAMP AKITA SUMMER 2018 Register online at 50% off all Orange ticket hanging clothing at THE TRADING POST this week. Includes boots, hats and scarves no matter what color ticket. SUNDAY CHILDCARE COORDINATOR NEEDED Responsible for coordinating teaching staff and volunteers, communicating with families, and assisting the Early Childhood Council. Approximately 10 hours per week. Contact Kate Hiser, or Leigh Anne Easterling, COMPLIMENTARY BIBLES are available as a gift from First Community Church. Look for the display outside of worship. HEART TO HEART T-SHIRTS are available in the bookstore for $10 each. Proceeds benefit the food pantry. For PASTORAL CARE needs call (614) 488-0681 ext. 235. If you need a minister in an emergency, call (614) 813-3823 CONGREGATIONAL CARE Contact Paula Russell at or (614) 488-0681 ext. 228 to update our Parish Register or to be listed on the Prayer Chain.



MAKE A DIFFERENCE/VOLUNTEER DONATION STATION containers at South Campus are in the east corridor between the kitchen and Brownlee Hall. At North Campus they are located in the Rose Wing. DEATH ROW VISITORS NEEDED Our Ministry of Presence visits individuals on death row in the Chillicothe Correctional Institute. If interested, contact Jeff Leister at (913) 568-8332 or DISTRIBUTION VOLUNTEERS needed for firstnews. Please contact John Hoberg at MAT MAKERS need clean, flattened grocery bags to make mats for the homeless. Please place them at the Donation Stations at either campus. WARM WELCOME Knitting for refugees. Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 1-3 pm in the Guild Room at South Campus. Contact Donice Wooster at Assist clients at our HEART TO HEART FOOD PANTRY on Tuesdays and Thursdays or stock the pantry Monday mornings and Wednesday afternoons. Details at GROCERY GIFT CARDS are available after worship. Proceeds benefit all missions.

NEXT SUNDAY: FEBRUARY 25 8:30 am Communion Service Burkhart Chapel, South Campus 9:15 am Dr. Miles preaching Grace Hall, North Campus 10:30 am Dr. Miles preaching Grace Hall, North Campus 11 am

Dr. Miles preaching Sanctuary, South Campus

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2 18 18 firstnews Sunday