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It’s not just the world beyond our borders. There’s a world just beyond our doors that needs to hear the gospel message. First Church cares deeply about all of those people and supports an array of local and global missions whose focus is to reach the un-churched and offer them Christ. As a congregation, we offer prayer and financial support to a number mission organizations, and serveral of our members have been called into the mission field themselves.

Following are some of the global mission organizations to which we have particularly close ties (Click on the name of an organization to visit its website):

  • Heart of Africa
  • New Hope Haiti Mission
  • One Mission Society
  • Operation Blessing
  • Heartline Ministries
  • We also support a number of local mission organizations such as:

  • Life Choices Medical Clinic
  • Souls Harbor Mission
  • Watered Gardens (Social Services)
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