There is a Special Congregational Meeting on Palm Sunday, April 9 directly after worship, estimated 11:50 a.m. There is only one agenda item for this congregational meeting, and it is to learn, discuss, and vote on a resolution declaring First… More
The General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 2015, Columbus, Ohio is now behind us. It is time for individual congregations of our treasured tradition to live out the theme and biblical directive: Let us soar!!
Response from church leadership regarding the signing of #SB101: “Thank you for the overwhelming response supporting our opposition to SB101. Unfortunately, Governor Pence has signed the bill. We will keep you posted (and please be patient) as we sort through the… More
We wish to thank so many who responded when Justice in Action was activated in response to the unaccompanied children flocking to our borders for asylum and help from the dangerous and deplorable conditions in their home countries. Our first… More
The First Christian Church Des Moines Justice in Action Committee learned that one of the most pressing needs of many unaccompanied migrant children seeking asylum in the United States is good, legal counsel. Upon entrance to the U.S., these children have the right to… More
On Sunday, August 10 the first ever Justice in Action ad-hoc committee convened to discuss and discern what First Christian Church could do to help ensure the health, safety, and legal rights of unaccompanied migrant children seeking asylum in the United States. Thirty-four people… More