The Pastoral Search Team is very pleased to announce that after months of prayerfully seeking God’s will, they are confident that God has provided the candidate He has been preparing for First Church. We invite you to participate in the upcoming events noted below.
Meet the Candidate Weekend – The Search Team and Consistory of First Church has extended an invitation to our candidate, Pastor Joel Bucklin and his family for a weekend with us beginning Thursday, June 9.
• Thursday & Friday, June 9 and 10 – Pastor Joel will be at VBS and out and about in New Knoxville.
• Saturday, June 11 - Open House in the Ministry Center from 2 to 4 p.m. You are invited to come and meet the candidate and his family.
• Sunday, June 12 – Pastor Joel will give a candidating sermon and commission our youth and leaders for the mission trip to Detroit.
• Sunday, June 12 - Immediately following the 9:00 a.m. service there will be the congregational meeting to approve the call for Pastor Joel Bucklin to serve First Church as our new Senior Pastor.
• If you were unable to attend the meeting last Wednesday evening, there are copies of Pastor Joel’s biography at the entrances and it will appear in the June Daily Disciple.
You may click the following link to listen to one of Pastor Joel's recent sermons.
Consistory has called for a Congregational Meeting on Sunday, June 12, 2016 immediately following the 9:00 a.m. service for the purpose of approving the call to Joel Bucklin for Senior Pastor of First Church.