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Homecoming - This Sunday!
First will be celebrating a Homecoming Sunday on October 2nd, 2022. Save the date and get ready for worship, food, and fellowship!
The Lunch Bunch
Stay tuned for details on October's Lunch Bunch!
Each month, members of the Hospitality Team gather a group to meet for lunch and conversation. Everyone will pay for the meal of their choice.
Church Conference - October 4
First’s annual Church Conference will be held on October 4th at 6pm. This year, it will be a joint in-person Conference at El Buen Samaritano UMC, 700 Granite Ave., Albuquerque. All church members are welcome to attend.
The Searchers Sunday School
The Searchers, our in-person Sunday School class that meets in the Parlor every Sunday morning at 9, will continue throughout the fall. The topic will be the Psalms, both individually and collectively. It will primarily be self-lead, with references to the LifeGuide study on the same topic. The class begins September 11. Everyone is welcome.
Los Compadres Adult Sunday School Class is currently meeting only by Zoom to accommodate our out of town members and is studying Seeing Beyond, Awakening to the Reality of an Interconnected, Evolving World by Clement Allison. The study has completed the historical evolution of Christian doctrine from the Council of Nicea in 325 CE to the present day and is now focusing on 1st and 2nd century sources recently discovered and translated (Gospel of Truth, Gospel of Thomas, Gospel of Phillip, and Gospel of Mary) to infer what Jesus was reportedly teaching before the Canonical Gospels were selected. Then we will proceed with Part II, which folds in 20th and 21st-century science and other experiential data to enrich our understanding of Jesus's message. All who are drawn to such a study are welcome and are invited to contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom Link for Sunday from 8:15 AM to 9:30 AM.
Los Compadres Sunday School
Sunday School Schedule
Los Compadres Sunday School: on Zoom at 8:15am
The Searchers Sunday School: in the parlor on Sunday at 9am
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