September 27, 2019

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Simple Life

Life is stressful.
Life is busy.
I don’t have time for the things that matter.
 
No matter where we are in life, we all have the same complaints about our lives.  We are simply too busy.  We all likely struggle under the pressing weight of work, family, exercise, bills, church, school, friends, and a barrage of requests, demands, and desires.  Most everyone we know feels exhausted and overwhelmed most of the time.  But it doesn’t have to be that way.  In fact, it shouldn’t be that way.
 
Jesus didn’t live that way.  He lived a simple life.  He had space on the margins of life to pay attention to the distractions, to help the helpless, to follow God’s call upon His life.  Isn’t that how life should be rather than living frantically from one distraction to the next?
 
Join us at OKC First Church for our current sermon series “Simple Life” beginning this Sunday.  Throughout this series we are examining God’s call for us to live a more simple, uncluttered, and faith-filled life.  We hope this series will inspire lives that are more spiritual and less harried, rich in experiences with family and friends rather than nagging to-do lists or late nights at the office.  Join us in this Simple Life.
 
 Pastor Lesly


World Communion Sunday is October 6, 2019. Everyone is invited to wear clothing or jewelry from other countries. We’re also looking for people to bake different kinds of bread for communion. If you’re interested please contact Nina Lipe or Morgan Kennedy.

World Communion Sunday is October 6, 2019. Everyone is invited to wear clothing or jewelry from other countries. We’re also looking for people to bake different kinds of bread for communion. If you’re interested please contact Nina Lipe or Morgan Kennedy.

The young adult community (20's & 30's) will be gathering this Sunday after worship, and will travel by streetcar to Scissortail park. There will be food trucks, paddle boat rides, live music, and more! For more information see Morgan Kennedy.

The young adult community (20's & 30's) will be gathering this Sunday after worship, and will travel by streetcar to Scissortail park. There will be food trucks, paddle boat rides, live music, and more! For more information see Morgan Kennedy.

Search "First Chats" on Spotify to listen to our new podcast series. The podcast discusses issues about faith, community, and our downtown neighborhood.

Search "First Chats" on Spotify to listen to our new podcast series. The podcast discusses issues about faith, community, and our downtown neighborhood.

Pastor Lesly is leading a study in 1 Corinthians. The study is on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Come to Harris Hall if you want to be a part of this study!

Pastor Lesly is leading a study in 1 Corinthians. The study is on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. Come to Harris Hall if you want to be a part of this study!

 

Weekly Calendar

This Sunday
9:30 am - Sunday School
10:45 am - Worship
12:30 pm - Young Adult Gathering

Wednesday
5:30 pm - Wednesday Night Dinner
6:30 pm - Bible Study in 1 Corinthians
6:30 pm - Children's Programming
6:30 pm - Youth
7:30 pm - Choir Rehearsal

Thursday
9:30 am - Ladies' Bible Study

Friday
6:20 pm - Friday Night Alive

Next Sunday - World Communion Sunday
9:30 am - Sunday School
10:45 am - Worship

Family Prayer List

Jerry & Diana Mooney

Bill & Evelyn Mullins

Prayer for Missions
Please pray for Nicolai Smirnov and the church he pastors in Ukraine and for opportunities to share the Gospel with their community.

Prayers for the People

Don Kuntze

Dick & Rita Cavin and Family

Frank & Donna Sisson and Family
 
This Week’s Servants

Opening Prayer:
Clay Symes

Scripture Reader:
Dan Mark

Greeters:
Steve & Sandie Blake

Ushers:
Martie Ervin, Linda Gibbons, Mary Nethercutt, and Richard Carpenter


Church Information

Senior Pastor, Lesly Broadbent: 
pastorlesly@firstchurchokc.com


Director of Music Ministries, Morgan Kennedy: 
mkennedy@firstchurchokc.com


Director of Student Ministries, Ridge Kennedy: 
rkennedy@firstchurchokc.com


Administrative Assistant, Laci Young:
firstchurch@firstchurchokc.com


Director of Children’s Ministries, Kendal Willis
kwillis@firstchurchokc.com


Finance Secretary, Jana Simpson: 
jsimpson@firstchurchokc.com

Organist, Sharon Austin

Custodian, Tammy Rinehart

Maintenance, John Barrett


Office Hours

M - Th  8:30 am - 4:30 pm; Fri.  8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Church Phone:  405-239-6493

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