Just what is hospitality? When we think about hospitality and the bible, we generally think about Martha and Mary hosting Jesus. And, we generally believe that Mary got it right. The truth is, neither one of them got it quite right! Why you might ask? It is helpful to remember the origin and definition of biblical hospitality. […]
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“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5: 17-18 Last week we talked about how hard praying without ceasing might seem… especially when we are tied to a particular form of prayer. This week, we are looking at gratitude… […]
Sunday we talked about the many ways to pray. Often, we are very good at talking, or making requests, but not so good at listening.Here are some ways to practice tuning in to God: As a family: Take a walk, a hike or just find a comfortable place to sit outdoors with the idea of […]
First Church invites you to join in our Vacation Bible School: Rolling River Rampage! It is sure to be splashingly good fun! Dates: June 18-21 Times: 6:30pm – 8:00 pm For: Rising PK – Rising 8th graders For more information or to inquire about registration, contact the church office at 540-434-8288. You may now register […]
“Practicing the Presence” can sometimes seem like an elusive thing. Often, that is because we have certain expectations about the outcome… what the divine will look like in our lives. Other times, it is because there is no real formula for success. It is more about practice than perfection. For some of us that is […]
So much beautiful talent shining last night, we needed our sunglasses!
No matter the age, there is always creative fun taking place as we learn about God! Join us on Wednesday nights!
The Annual First Church of the Brethren VBS is set for July 18-22. The title of VBS for 2016 is “Cave Quest”. Participants will learn about following the light of Jesus. To register go to the VBS page at https://www.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/hburgfirstcob
Over the next five weeks, we will take a look at the book of Esther. If you haven’t read Esther, I’d encourage you to read it! It reads like a thriller or even a romance novel. And yet, we can learn much about what it means to live a life committed to God and to one […]
First Church of the Brethren was awarded 2nd Place for the 2015 Salvation Army Bellringer Award among local churches. The award was presented to FCOB at the annual Salvation Army Volunteer Appreciation Dinner that was held at Eastern Mennonite University on Monday, May 2. First Church has been active in the Red Kettle Campaign for […]
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