Cattleya orchid from Hawaii

God’s Beautiful Gardens

Spring has sprung and summer’s not far away. It takes just a moment to pause from the frantic ways of our lives and take in the natural beauty God graciously offers to all. We invite the members and friends of First Christian Church – Cleveland to submit photos of their flowers, landscaping, and vegetable gardens to the website to share with one another. Simply provide your name and SHORT description

FCC Sign

SPRINGTIME AT FCC

Spring has made a grand start at First Christian Church! The beautiful beds of Buttercups around the original Church sign are making a spectacular display this year. A tradition at FCC, the lovely yellow blooms are a sure sign that Spring is coming! This sign, a gift from Dr. And Mrs. Stanley Pettit, was recently renovated to restore it to its original design as part of FCC dating back to

Rev. Zoe Retained as Interim Minister

Rev. Zoe Retained as Interim Minister It is exciting to announce that Rev. Zoe Renfro has agreed to extend her contract as Interim Minister at FCC. Rev. Zoe has done great work for our congregation during her past year with us. At the Official Board meeting on Nov. 17 the proposal to retain Rev. Zoe was unanimously approved beginning Jan. 1,  2021 for one year. Rev. Zoe has graciously accepted

REMEMBERING R.J. MITCHELL

REMEMBERING R.J. MITCHELL1926-2020 As a special part of worship on Sunday, September 27, First Christian Church honored long term Elder, leader and friend, R.J. Mitchell.  R.J. died on August 23 at the age of 94. Rev. Zoe Renfro introduced the remembrance followed by a reading on love from 1 Corinthians by Wil Brannen.  Gil Furr provided some close personal memories of R.J. and then Bridgett Blankenship presented a plaque to