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Community Sunday Breakfast

Contact: Dave Flora 937.479.0347

Every Sunday Morning, we serve a Free Community Breakfast in First Place Christian Center from 8:30-10 AM. This is a Breakfast for those who worship at our church and those who do not. We want to be the hands and feet of Jesus and all those who are hungry can come and eat a hot breakfast.

Maybe you like to help serve on a Sunday Morning, or even join us for a meal. Everyone is welcome.

First Library

Contact: Marilee Lake @667-8046

The Church Library provides a variety of books and videos for children and adults including Bibles, fiction, biographies, and non-fiction on current topics. All materials have been entered into a searchable computer database call "MyBooks." You can search for books by title, author, or subject. When checking out a book, all you need to do is place the library card (located in the book) in the basket on the table and keep the item for up to 4 weeks.

The Library is found in the main building, on the Third Floor in Room 312.

Heart to Heart (Women's Retreat)

Contact: Michelle Kovacs 937.335.3376

Heart to Heart is an annual Women's Retreat and all women and their friends are invited to attend. It begins on Friday evening and ends Saturday afternoon. Occasionally, it is held at a Retreat Center for an overnight stay and other times it is held at First Place Christian Center without an overnight stay.

This Retreat provides an opportunity for all women to get to know each other "Heart to Heart."

Intercessory Prayer Group

Contact: Marilyn Phillips 937.335.6343

Intercessory Prayer Group (Mondays: 9:15am in room 311)

The Intercessory Prayer group, open to everyone, meets weekly to lift up all of the prayer requests from

the congregation during the week.

Let's Go!

Contact: Diana Shellenbarger 937.615-9550

Let's Go! provides exciting travel opportunities for church members, family members, and friends. Trips range from one-day excursions to overseas travel, and are interspersed throughout the year. To view this year's brochure, click on "Let's Go"

Men's Life Groups

Contact: Ted Lyons 937.335.6318

Join us for Men's Life Group. Join us for a Bible Study that is more geared for the challenges and adventures that Men will face in life. It is a great opportunity to grow with other men in the church and grow closer to God in our faith.

Monday's: 6:30-7:30 AM at Bob Evans (1749 West Main Street)

Saturday's: 7:30-8:30 AM at Bob Evans (1749 West Main Street)

Men's Prayer Breakfast: Saturday's @ 7:30 AM at Friendly's (1901 West Main Street)

Prayer Chain

Contact: Brad or Laura Bemus 937-524-9145 or email to

The Prayer Chain consists of approximately 75 prayers warriors who are notified of prayer requests and

emergencies throughout the week via emails.

Soup, Salad, and Stories

Contact: Mary Deem 937.339.5227

2nd Thursdays: 11:30-1:30 October-May

Soup, Salad, and Stories is a time for women to share their faith while sharing a simple meal of soup and

salad. A Bible study from a selected book is led by class members.

Team G(race)

Contact Brett Bogan: 937.524.7374

Team G(race) is a running team, open to anybody, that meets every Saturday morning for a group run. The team trains for two half marathons per year, while raising money for a charitable cause. First time runners/walkers, as well as experienced runners, are welcome to join the team.

In 2011, Team G(race) raised $6,000 to fight childhood obesity. This year, the goal is to raise $5,000 for Eli L., a local two year old boy who is fighting leukemia.

United Methodist Women (UMW)

Contact: Kay Kaebnick @ 335-8704

The UMW provides an opportunity to serve others within our church and community as well as worldwide. Women who join UMW experience fellowship and spiritual growth through prayer, study, and action.

We meet monthly, except in the summer.

First Place Food Pantry

Location: 721 Lincoln Ave, Troy

Hours of Operation:

Mon, Wed* & Fri: 1-3pm

Mon eve; 5-6:30pm

2nd Wed of the month, 3-5pm instead of 1-3pm

Requirements: photo ID & proof of residency in Troy.

You may receive food once a month (ex. once in Jan, once in Feb)

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