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WORSHIP

9:00 Traditional Service

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11:00 Contemporary Service

Communion is served every Sunday.
Our 9:00 am worship service is a traditional style service assisted by our Chancel Choir. The congregation is invited to join in singing hymns. All are welcome to take communion, which is served formally each Sunday by a team of deacons. Prayer and scripture are led by the elders and other lay leaders.
Between our two services, starting at 10:15, we have Sunday School and offer classes for all ages.  Find a group you feel comfortable with and spend some time before or after worship, growing in our small groups and studies.
Our 11:00 am worship is a contemporary style service assisted by our praise band, Azimuth 180. All are welcome to come forward for communion, which is served by intinction, dipping the bread into the cup. Communion prayer is led by one of our elders. The congregation is invited to sing together with praise and worship songs.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

Welcome to First Christian Church

STAFF

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Chad – Pastor

 
Chad is our senior minister and has been a blessing to us since 2011. He has been in ministry for 15 years, earning a Master of Divinity (M.DIV) from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2002 and a Doctoral degree at Dallas Theological Seminary in 2015.  Chad is married to Ronda, originally from Texas and currently a registered nurse at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Together they have three awesome children, two sons and one daughter. Besides being very involved at First Christian Church, the McMullin family is active in sports, scouting, and outdoor activities. 

Chad has a tremendous gift for bringing the Bible to life and validating to us that the Word is just as relevant today as it was 2000 years ago. His sermons reflect his obvious love for the Lord and genuine dedication to the kingdom of God. Chad helps us hear God speak in meaningful ways, encouraging us to act on what we hear, at local, national and global levels. He brings passionate leadership and an honest friendship to our community of faith.

Gina Johnson

Gina, Associate Pastor

Gina is our Associate Pastor/Director of Children’s Ministry. She has lived in Sedalia since 2013 and has been serving in ministry for the past 13 years. Gina has a Bachelors degree in Ministry from Crossroads College, Rochester, Minnesota and is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.  She is married to Travis and has 6 beautiful children, five daughters and one son.

Gina strives to be the Hands and Feet of Jesus in every situation. She is passionate about pastoral ministry, preaching, learning, and establishing strong spiritual relationships with the people that God has put in her path.  With the partnership of our amazing Children’s Team, Gina hopes to continue to provide the children of First Christian Church and the community a safe place where they can experience the love of Christ through relationships, Biblical teaching, worship, and mission work. We are honored and blessed by her presence at FCC.

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Winnie – Office Manager

 
 
Winnie has been our dedicated secretary for almost 14 years. She is originally from Lexington, MO and now lives in Warsaw. She is the FCC network source, switchboard operator, receptionist, calendar keeper, newsletter drafter, bulletin producer…and the end all and be all for any information you may need! In her spare time Winnie has fun square dancing, sewing, crocheting and needlework. What she likes best about FCC are the nice people, and what we like best about Winnie is her gentle spirit. When you call the church, you will hear it in her voice!
Mike - Maintenance Manager

Mike – Facility Manager

 
 
Mike is our facility manager and all around hero. He has been with us for 35 years and could write the book on “the life and times of First Christian Church-Sedalia!” He lives just outside of Sedalia with his lovely wife Barbara. Between them they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren, including twins. In his spare time Mike enjoys fishing, woodworking, working outside or in the yard and spending time with those grandkids! What Mike loves most about First Christian is working with all the great people!
Darrin Hartman

Darrin – Director of Music

 
 
Darrin Hartman has been on staff for 11 years.
 
Darrin is an exceptional musician and choir director. He is also employed at Sacred Heart school as the Vocal Music Teacher. Previously he worked at Smith Cotton High School for 3 years.
 
Darrin has a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from UCM and has 24 years of experience in music ministry.
 
He’s is passionate about reading, antiques and gardening.
Sarah Hisle, Praise Band Director

Sarah – Contemporary Worship Leader

 
 
Sarah Hisle is a founding member of our praise band, Azimuth 180 and the CrossWalk Worship Service. With her leadership, we have successfully created a worship experience that is spiritually deep and appealing to a wide array of worshippers.
 
Sarah has been on staff since 2012. Sarah and her husband Rick are blessed with four children and one grandchild.
 
Sarah is passionate about enhancing the worship experience through music and creative use of scriptures.
Chris Smith, Youth Director

Chris – Youth Director

 
 
Chris is our director of youth ministries. Together with the youth ministry team, they lead our junior high and high school youth teams.
Chris as a veteran of the United States Army and continues to work as a military contractor.
 
Chris has been on staff since 2013. He is passionate about The Word of God and leading our youth in the ways of the Lord. He is married to Serena and together they have three children. 

OUR VISION

At First Christian Church, we are committed to growing deeper in our relationship with God and reaching wider for God

 

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SPIRITUAL GROWTH

We believe that the scriptures instruct us to grow toward Christlike maturity. With the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we strive to follow Jesus in all that we do. Each of us is expected and encouraged to make a personal commitment to bible study, prayer, worship and service to others in the name of Christ.
 
Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness. – Col 2:7

 

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COMMUNITY

We believe that the Christian faith is meant to be lived out in communities. We also know that wholeness is experienced by Christians who are part of a community. It is very difficult to grow with God in isolation. We are excited to see that God is in the process of creating new communities within First Christian Church where we strive to be sure everyone has a spiritual home.
 
For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them. Matt 18:20

 

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REACHING WIDER

We have a long history of service in the name of Christ. We continue to offer opportunities for service through our yearly mission trips, feeding the hungry, our Hands of Faith Ministry and participation in the Stephen Ministry. We also support many local ministries such as With Conviction, Relay for Life, New Haven, Show Me Christian Youth Home and others. We are each called and expected to have ministry outside of our church walls.
 
So you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless. James 2:17
 
MINISTRIES
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Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” Proverbs 22:6
The Children’s Ministry Team exists to build a biblical, Christian foundation in the lives of children ages 4 years old through the 5th grade.  Read more…
 

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6

In order to be in tune with our congregations vision of Growing Deeper/Reaching Wider; we seek to create a community for our youth. The community will be focused on spiritual development, outreach, and fellowship. We will work toward these goals by creating a space where they can safely explore their faith, have incredible fun, be accepted, and where they will be involved in the life and ministry of First Christian Church. The Youth Ministry consists of 6th grades through 12th grades. Read more…
Group Study
 
 
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 At noon on the second Monday of each month, (exception of June, July, and August) Diamond Disciples meets. This is a gathering of senior adults at First Christian Church. The group shares a potluck lunch and enjoys a variety of programs. Read more…
 
Provides opportunities for spiritual growth, enrichment, education, fellowship, and creative ministries to enable women to develop a sense of personal responsibility for the whole mission of the church. . Read more…
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Provides opportunities for spiritual growth, enrichment, education, fellowship, and creative ministries to enable men to develop a sense of personal responsibility for the whole mission of the church.  Read more…
 
First Christian Church
200 S. Limit  Sedalia, MO 65301
660-826-5300
Info@First4God.com

Pastor Chad McMullin
Email: Pastor@First4God.com

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