Junior High Insomnia
Jan
25
to Jan 26

Junior High Insomnia

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RESCHEDULED TO JANUARY 25 Due to Snow Storm

All junior high students are invited to join us at First Christian Church (Champaign location) from January 25, 9P–January 26, 6A (rescheduled from Jan 11-12) for an all-nighter with laser tag, food, games, and a trip to ELEVATE Trampoline Park! They won't want to miss this event and neither will their friends, SO BRING THEM TOO! Cost is $25. Sign up at the JHM welcome station at either location and turn in the waivers (FIRST Waiver/Elevate Waiver) to reserve your spot. Check in will be outside of the Champaign location Oasis Venue doors by the playground.

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Financial Peace University
Jan
27
10:45 AM10:45

Financial Peace University

FINANCIAL PEACE UNIVERSITY | JANUARY 27–APRIL 7, 2019

Financial Peace University is a nine-lesson, money-management class taught by America's most trusted financial guru, Dave Ramsey. Dave and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more. And now you can experience this life-changing group the way that’s best for you: with other people in a local group at First Christian Church in Champaign!

 
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Class time: 10:45A
Location: First Christian Church Champaign Location

 

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Contact Daniel at daniel@fcc-online.org

 
 
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Night to Shine
Feb
8
6:00 PM18:00

Night to Shine

FEBRUARY 8, 2019 | FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH CHAMPAIGN LOCATION

Guest Registration Closed for 2019

 
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First Christian Church’s Champaign Location is excited to again be a host church for Night to Shine, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation! Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience, centered on God’s love, for people with special needs, ages 14 and older. 

Every guest of Night to Shine enters this complimentary event on a red carpet complete with a warm welcome from a friendly crowd and paparazzi. Once inside, guests receive the royal treatment, including hair and makeup stations, shoe shining areas, limousine rides, corsages and boutonnieres, dinner, karaoke, prom favors for each honored guest and, of course, a dance floor…all leading up to the moment when each guest is crowned king or queen of the prom.


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Kids Night Out
Jan
18
5:30 PM17:30

Kids Night Out

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1st–5th graders! Invite your friends and join us at the Champaign location for an evening with inflatables, laser tag, movie, pizza, games, and lots of fun. Fee is non-refundable once paid and must be paid online. Each child must have their own registration form filled out.  REGISTRATION CLOSES 1/14/18!


Click here to volunteer at Kids Night Out

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Christmas Dinner
Dec
25
12:30 PM12:30

Christmas Dinner

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2018 CHRISTMAS DINNER

CHRISTMAS DAY, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25
3601 S STALEY RD, CHAMPAIGN, IL

First Christian Church’s Champaign location is once again the host site for the 9th annual Community Christmas Dinner for people who would otherwise be alone or without a special holiday meal to share on Christmas Day. Appetizers will be served at 12:30P with a traditional, sit-down dinner at 1P.


Jim Turpin, former host of Penny for Your Thoughts on WDWS-AM, will once again serve as guest emcee. 


While dinner is free, reservations are requested no later than Friday, December 21
 by calling or texting 217-714-7822 or accessing online: christmasdinner@fcc-online.org. Please provide name, daytime phone number and number of guests attending. All children under 12 will receive a small gift. 

Please make your own travel arrangements as we are unable to provide transportation this year. This event will be held regardless of any wintery weather conditions.

To volunteer to help with this event, sign up HERE by Friday, December 21.

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Christmas Eve Services
Dec
24
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas Eve Services

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES | DECEMBER 24, 2018, 2:30 & 4:00P
In Champaign & Urbana

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With this time of the year being busy for us all, a little tradition and normalcy can help remind us what Christmas is all about. So, whether it’s your first or 50th Christmas at FIRST, we want you to know what you can expect with us… good ol’ fashioned family Christmas.

We’re excited to celebrate the birth of our Savior, together with your family, during a cozy, candlelit Christmas Eve service.

Nursery care available for under 2. No kids or student ministry programming.

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Christmas Eve Services
Dec
24
2:30 PM14:30

Christmas Eve Services

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES | DECEMBER 24, 2018, 2:30 & 4:00P
In Champaign & Urbana

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With this time of the year being busy for us all, a little tradition and normalcy can help remind us what Christmas is all about. So, whether it’s your first or 50th Christmas at FIRST, we want you to know what you can expect with us… good ol’ fashioned family Christmas.

We’re excited to celebrate the birth of our Savior, together with your family, during a cozy, candlelit Christmas Eve service.

Nursery care available for under 2. No kids or student ministry programming.

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Foster Care Christmas Parties
Dec
1
9:30 AM09:30

Foster Care Christmas Parties

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Every year we gather to celebrate families who are caring for children in foster care. We build relationships with them by providing baked goods, playing games, and serving them in a variety of other ways. Would you consider signing up for one or more of our four parties? This is an event where your WHOLE FAMILY can help out. Sign up here today and/or grab a tag on Sunday to bless a family with a gift card!

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Parents' Promise
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Parents' Promise

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This special time will include a message from a FIRST pastor, a challenge to pray consistently for your child, as well as a slide show with pictures of our precious babies. Parents, family, and friends will share in a time of commitment followed by the presentation of dedication certificates. Following the service, all are invited to a reception in celebration of life and the commitments that have been made. Babies will also receive a special gift from the FIRST Nursery Ministry Team. Registration forms may be picked up & returned to the Nursery counter by October 21.

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Night of Worship
Nov
2
7:00 PM19:00

Night of Worship

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Part of discovering who God is and what He has done can be found in worshipping Him. When we sing praises to our Creator, pray and meditate on His goodness, and proclaim the good news of Jesus in song and scripture as one body, we allow God to reveal to us His nature to us. Bring your family as we celebrate together in a night of worship on November 2, 2018 to praise God for what He is doing in and through us. Doors open at 6:30P, and the service begins at 7:00P.

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Trunk or Treat at Salt & Light
Oct
28
4:00 PM16:00

Trunk or Treat at Salt & Light

On Sunday, October 28th from 4 - 6P Salt and Light Urbana will host a TRUNK OR TREAT in their parking lot.  First Christian Church - Champaign and Urbana as well as other community organizations are coming together to help Salt and Light put on this event.  

We believe the Lord will provide over 100 people willing to decorate their trunks and provide candy for over 1,000 kids in our community!  

We are also looking for people to join a parking crew, cooking crew, or cleaning crew. 

Won't you help us make this event INCREDIBLE?  Won't you help us give kids a night to remember? 

SIGN UP TODAY!

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ONE Night - HSM
Oct
7
6:30 PM18:30

ONE Night - HSM

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High schoolers, join us for an amped up evening at the firstOne Night event. You and your friends won’t want to miss this night of archery tag, bonfire, yummy food, and awesome worship! One Night is free to attend and takes place on October 7 during our regular meeting time, 6-8:30P, at the Champaign location OASIS Venue.

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Fall Family Fair - FREE
Sep
30
4:00 PM16:00

Fall Family Fair - FREE

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Bring your whole family for an evening of free carnival games, petting zoo, face painting and bounce houses. This event is FREE to attend and open to the public with food truck items available for purchase. It all takes place in the Champaign location Curtis Road parking lot. We can't wait to meet you :)

 
 
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JHM Glow Party
Sep
21
7:30 PM19:30

JHM Glow Party

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Your Junior Higher is invited to come and bring friends to our super fun Glow Party happening September 21 from 7:30-10P in the Champaign Location OASIS Venue. Join us for snacks, games, and fun! Cost is only $2 and make sure they wear white or neon so they glow!

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Jul
30
6:30 PM18:30

Group Leader (re)Training

We’re ready to help more people connect to groups at FIRST this fall! The first step in making that happen is preparing as group leaders. Join us for one of two identical nights in July to prepare to lead well for the Fall. New and current group leaders are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Held at the Champaign Location Oasis Venue

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Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Group Leader (re)Training

We’re ready to help more people connect to groups at FIRST this fall! The first step in making that happen is preparing as group leaders. Join us for one of two identical nights in July to prepare to lead well for the Fall. New and current group leaders are welcome and encouraged to attend!

Held at the Champaign Location Oasis Venue

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Springhill Day Camp
Jul
2
to Jul 6

Springhill Day Camp

All kids in completed grades K-5 are invited to Spring Hill Day Camp at FIRST's Champaign Location. Spring Hill will bring awesome staff, high energy programming, and provide kids with the best week of their summer! Camp will run July 2-6 (no camp July 4) from 9A-4P.  Before care at 8A and after care until 5:30P is available for an additional charge.  Registration opens February 14 at this LINK. Cost is $159.

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CIY Move
Jun
25
to Jun 30

CIY Move

MOVE is a 5-day High School (incoming freshman through graduated seniors) only event held all over the country, designed to amplify the call of Christ on students’ lives to become Kingdom Workers. It is a full week of great worship, engaging speakers, small group studies & opportunities to build relationships with students in our High School Ministry. It doesn’t matter where you are in your spiritual journey; there is something for you at MOVE.

Cost: $375 and 2 completed waivers

For more information click here.
Sign up today! >>> REGISTER HERE

The below forms are not required when registering with link above.

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Jun
24
10:45 AM10:45

Member Renewal

As we grow as a Church, it’s important that we move forward together. At our one hour Member Renewals, we’ll talk about who we are as a church, what we believe, who we’re becoming, and how we’re propelling Jesus' Mission. Register for this Member Renewal date below:

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Jun
24
9:15 AM09:15

Member Renewal

As we grow as a Church, it’s important that we move forward together. At our one hour Member Renewals, we’ll talk about who we are as a church, what we believe, who we’re becoming, and how we’re propelling Jesus' Mission. Register for this Member Renewal date below:

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Jun
10
10:45 AM10:45

One Mission | Part II

We’re ready to share our new member-partnership class with you! Join us for One Mission to learn how to be fully engaged in the life of FIRST. During this 2-day class, we’ll discuss who we are, what we believe, who we’re becoming, and how we’re propelling the Jesus Mission through our church. Please make yourself available for both June 3 & 10 for the 2-part class. Click below to register.

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Jun
10
9:15 AM09:15

Member Renewal

As we grow as a Church, it’s important that we move forward together. At our one hour Member Renewals, we’ll talk about who we are as a church, what we believe, who we’re becoming, and how we’re propelling Jesus' Mission. Register for this Member Renewal date below:

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May
22
6:00 PM18:00

Member Renewal Cookout 2

As we grow as a Church, it’s important that we move forward together. At our Member Renewal Cookouts, we’ll talk about who we are as a church, what we believe, who we’re becoming, and how we’re propelling the Jesus Mission. Choose one evening that works for you!  You can register by clicking the link below:

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May
20
6:00 PM18:00

Member Renewal Cookout 1

As we grow as a Church, it’s important that we move forward together. At our Member Renewal Cookouts, we’ll talk about who we are as a church, what we believe, who we’re becoming, and how we’re propelling the Jesus Mission. Choose one evening that works for you!  You can register by clicking the link below:

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Parents' Promise
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Parents' Promise

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This special time will include a message from a FIRST pastor, a challenge to pray consistently for your child, as well as a slide show with pictures of our precious babies. Parents, family, and friends will share in a time of commitment followed by the presentation of dedication certificates. Following the service, all are invited to a reception in celebration of life and the commitments that have been made. Babies will also receive a special gift from the FIRST Nursery Ministry Team. Registration forms may be picked up & returned to the Nursery counter or at the church office no later than April 22, 2018.

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Night of Worship
May
4
7:00 PM19:00

Night of Worship

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Part of discovering who God is and what He has done can be found in worshipping Him. When we sing praises to our Creator, pray and meditate on His goodness, and proclaim the good news of Jesus in song and scripture as one body, we allow God to reveal to us His nature to us. Join us as we celebrate together in a night of worship on May 4, 2018 to praise God for what He is doing in and through us. Childcare for ages 2 and under will be available. Doors open at 6:30P, and the service begins at 7:00P.

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Jesus and Me
Apr
28
9:00 AM09:00

Jesus and Me

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This informational class is for parents of elementary aged children and their 1st-5th graders who have indicated interest or have started asking questions about baptism. We will talk about what baptism means, why we do it, and what the process looks like.

Kids Ministry staff will meet with your child one on one prior to setting a date and time for baptism. We will have donuts and juice. Please no younger siblings.

At least one parent is required to attend with your child. Parents may attend without a child as well.

Saturday, April 28, 9A-10:30A | CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

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