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Our series from Lent through Easter will be "Seeking: Honest Questions for Deeper Faith." Like the characters we will meet in the scriptures during our Lenten season, we are seeking many things: clarity, connection, wonder, justice, and balance. We are seeking our calling, the sacred, and how to...

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Members and Friends: If you have not yet completed the pink interest surveys, leaders and staff really need your input and invite you to follow this link to complete an online version: https://forms.gle/RPnUtYjGBAdtsqLx7. Hard copies are available at the church in the hallway next to the foyer. K...

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A Note from Our Board Chair

A new year has begun with all sorts of possibilities for our Church. Though we are small, we are mighty with members who are dedicated, creative, welcoming and committed to more than just doing an obligation on Sunday morning. There is so much we can do to be the loving presence of God in the liv...

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First of all, I would like to thank the members of First Christian Church in Claremore for continuing to support me in doing what I love to do. It is a great joy and honor for me to serve God through the church and to move with you all through this journey of faith. I am excited to see where the ...

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A Year Later...

Happy Anniversary, Beloveds! One year ago, on February 1, I began serving with you all as your solo pastor. Can you believe it? We've experienced quite a bit together already as a faith community, my family and I have experienced quite a bit together, and even one of my ankles and my immune sys...

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Rev. Alexis received a request to share information about a need for volunteers with Compassus Hospice. Volunteers can determine their own time commitment. Here are some of the services non-medical volunteers can provide: • Office/administrative tasks • Friendly visits • Writing letters • Read...

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What will be our priorities for 2023? How will we represent the Holy in our community? What might we need to release and what might we develop? Who can leaders and staff contact for assistance? These are crucial questions for leaders to ask as they consider the church's mission and how to direct ...

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We say the LORD's Prayer every Sunday - but why? You are invited to join us for a sermon series and small group experience that explores what made, and continues to make, the LORD's Prayer revolutionary, transformative, loving, liberating, and life-giving. We will begin this series in worship on...

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First Christian Church will conduct a congregational meeting immediately after service on January 8th. At that time, members will vote on the slate of officers  for the Board,  new Elders, and the budget for 2023. The proposed revised Church bylaws will also be voted upon. You are encouraged to r...

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I am delighted to share that I have been accepted into the Doctor of Ministry program at Phillips Theological Seminary and begin my first course in January. Here are a few pieces of information that might be helpful for you to know: What is a Doctor of Ministry degree? A Doctor of Ministry degre...

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Laity are the decision makers and facilitate the work of the church within the Disciples of Christ. Their input and direction guides the work of the staff, including the minister. Congregational polity, which is our form of church governance, is based upon the good news that each person within a ...

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On December 4 at 10 AM you're invited to to learn about the reasoning and the work behind a revised constitution and bylaws that will be presented to the board in December and to the congregation in January. The goal is to update our current documents so that they reflect our context, are simplif...

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Disciples Women Update

Disciples Women met on Thursday, November 17th. Mary Fry gave the study. We voted to donate $100.00 to Share the Spirit. New officers were elected for 2023: President: Sherrill Vosberg Vice President: Gail Mullen Secretary: Carolyn Saunders Treasurer: Jeanette Hallum Thank you ladies for taking t...

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From Search & Call, to Youth summer camps, to leadership training, supporting the Christmas Special Offering supports the work of the church across our regions. Find all the resources you need to celebrate the Christmas special offering on December 11 & 18. Learn more: https://conta.cc/3d...

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All seekers are invited to discover the transformative and revolutionary essence of one of Christianity's most familiar prayers. There are opportunities to participate in person, via Zoom, and at your own pace through an app called BAND. To RSVP, please complete this form by December 18: https://...

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You'll want to know about these special upcoming services as we prepare for and celebrate Jesus' birth: December 4 at 10:45 AM Worship Service God Meets Us in Our Fear + Advent Ornament Activity December 11 at 10:45 AM Worship Service Special Music and Readings December 18 at 10 AM Luminary Cr...

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Advent begins November 27, and we're excited to share news about our upcoming Advent series: Generation to Generation. Utilizing material from Sanctified Art, we will explore the themes of Advent by remembering the stories of the past and imagining what they mean for our present and future. More ...

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Chairperson’s Corner

Our stewardship campaign will be underway this month. The theme is “Together with Joy.”  Giving Sunday is set for November 20. You will be given a pledge card to fill out. This helps the stewardship committee and Finance and Trust determine our budget for next year. Please prayerfully consider yo...

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Our Subversive Witness sermon and small group series continues this month. If you would like to join one of the groups that meets weekly to discuss the book Subversive Witness: Scripture's Call to Leverage Privilege by Dominique DuBois Gilliard, or if you'd like a copy of the book to read on your...

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Thanksgiving Dinner

Please make plans to join us for our Thanksgiving Dinner on November 20th at 2 PM and invite friends. We will worship that Sunday, then break to go home to prepare and return with food. The church will provide the turkey and drinks; we will have a sign-up sheet for sides and desserts. Volunteers ...

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