Welcome to Old First

A congregation evolving intentionally to serve more people.

Striving to make a difference in people’s lives and in the world, we’re far from finished… or perfect.

Join us on the journey: we can help each other along.

Recent News & Announcements

  • A Prayer Vigil for Education Justice at the Gubernatorial Debate, Wed., 10.01 @ 7 p.m. at KYW’s studios

    After two prayers last Sunday about the dismal situation in our schools, Michael announced that POWER was having a meeting on Tuesday about possible civil disobedience vis a vis the injustices of failing our children and their educations. He could feel the support in the congregation. POWER staff and leaders are researching the specific of [...]

  • Anniversary Sunday (09.28) Preacher: our former pastor, the Rev. H. Daehler Hayes

    Daehler might be a name Old First recognizes, but he isn’t known to most of our worshipers these days. But he will be soon. He was Old First’s pastor from 1971 to 1983, arriving shortly after Old First renovated our current buildings having moved back to 4th and Race from Locust and 50th in West [...]

  • There’s No Place Like Home: Elizabeth and Griffin’s Hands Are In

    Why do we have a hand in at Old First? Old First has been a home for us since 2010. And, like Dorothy says, “there’s no place like home,” right? Why is it that way? There’s a feeling of comfort, safety, and love. Old First has all of these things. But also, a home should [...]

  • Old First Choir-Rehearsals begin on 09.11 @ 6:30 pm

    The choir rehearses on Thursday nights from 6:30-8:00 pm and Sunday mornings from 9 am till 10 am. The choir sings during worship service every Sunday (Sept. – June) at 11 am and other performances throughout the year.  New and exciting projects for the music ministry are in the works and will be announced at the first [...]

  • Adult Forum Resumes, 09.21 @ 10 a.m. (If you haven’t seen “the video”…)

    This year we will offer a new approach to Adult Forum.  Last year you told us you wanted variety and something new….so this is what we will do to make Adult Forum new & improved: Week 1:     New topic will be announced Week 2:     We will be joined by a special speaker to discuss the [...]

  • Sunday School News & Schedule

    Big plans are in store for  our Christian Education Ministry! Children kindergarten through 5th grade will be guided by Colin, Maranda, Rich, Yajeh and Julius  as this year’s teachers—thanks to them our children will have the opportunity to learn through our new curriculum CONNECT. This year we will also have a confirmation class that will be [...]