First Christian Church
           Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
           211 S. Walnut   Crawfordsville Indiana 47933
            Phone: 765-362-4812  Email: secnag81@gmail.com
Pastor: Keith D. Strain

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First Christian Church
211 S. Walnut 
Crawfordsville  Indiana  47933
Sunday Schedule
Church School 9:30 a.m.
Good News Cafe 9:22a.m.
Worship 10:40a.m.
LOGOS Midweek Ministry  5:00-7:00pm(School Year)

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The four weeks leading up to Christmas is called Advent.  The purpose of this season is to provide us a time to reflect on the gift of God that comes to us in Jesus Christ, i.e. the advent of God.  Rather than it being a month long celebration of Christmas, Advent proposes quiet.  In a way Advent is like having those presents under the tree and yet waiting to open them on Christmas.  It is a time of anticipation, of looking forward, of yearning.

To mirror this slower paced approach to Advent we will work our way into Advent.  The Advent Wreath will appear on November 29th calling us to begin the journey.  On the first Sunday of December we will gather that morning to decorate the church for the season, the decorating folding into the 10:40 service.  LOGOS will provide leadership for the service on December 13th.  On Dec 20th the choir will present its Christmas cantata, “The First Light.” 

The season concludes with our two Christmas Eve services at 7 and 11 PM.

Readings and reflections for your spiritual journey through the Advent Season .

 Come join in the fun in the chapel at 6 p.m. Thursday evening, Dec. 3rd,
to prepare for decorating the church on Sunday the 6th.

On Sunday December 6th at 9:30
we will all join together to "deck the halls" for Advent 
with trees and wreaths and
Christmas cheer!

A link to the monthly calendar has been added on the Calendar page.

Serving Schedules are also on Calendar Page

If you are looking for a place where you can talk about “what’s going on in the world and what’s a Christian to do,” join us at Scripture & Salsa on Thursdays at 6:00 PM at Little Mexico. We meet every Thursday night at the tables on the east side.  Our topics focus on current events/news/hot topic issues, etc. How should Christians respond to the many problems that we face in our modern world? What insight do the scriptures give for navigating these current, pressing issues? You can follow the church twitter account for weekly topics: @fccville. We refer to scripture for guidance and eat some tasty Mexican food. All you have to do is show up, order some food, and join in. 

†Good News Café

Sunday Mornings at 9:22 a.m.

I will be glad and rejoice in you;
    I will sing the praises of your name, O Most High! (Psalm 9:2)

 We encourage you to drop by and join us at 9:22 on Sunday mornings. Enjoy some coffee and pastries, and see what the †Good New Café is all about. Good News Cafe is a worship service. We sing praises and glory to God. We speak with God in prayer. We proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ. We take communion every Sunday. 

There is be a “small group” feel to our gatherings. The majority of the message each Sunday will be discussion driven. The theme or topic of the morning will be presented, scripture will be read and then we will have a discussion. Worshipers should feel welcome to share their experiences and thoughts regarding the day’s topic. As a community in dialogue our individual faith will be deepened, challenged, and strengthened. School aged youth are also encouraged to join us! After singing and prayer, the youth will move to the room adjoining the Chapel, for their own activities and interactive discussion session.

Hope to see you there! 

All are welcome!

You know the message he sent to the people of Israel, proclaiming the Good News of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all. (Acts 10:36)

Visit  familyalbum for photos of Church events!


Our Vision Statement

True Community
Community is an intentional, inclusive, and interconnected Christian relationship that transcends differences in a supportive atmosphere that is empowered by our belief in the true, living God.

Deep Spirituality
Deep Spirituality is the passionate desire to have a fulfilled and authentic relationship with God through Christ that involves taking our beliefs and values of Christianity and weaving them into our lives so they provide the spirit and fire for devoted service to God.

Visible Faith
Visible Faith is the proof of our hope in God manifested as a Christ like life, shown within and seen by others as we live a life of service to glorify God and in the name of Christ.

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 Web Master  Betsy Strain  elizabethstrain2228@comcast.net
Updated November 25, 2015

True Community, Deep Spirituality, Visible Faith