First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Serving Meals at The Bridge Homeless Shelter.

A warm dinner meal is served to those who are less fortunate and/or homeless

most nights of the week.  Started by the Interfaith Caregivers, people from

various groups and churches in town volunteer to prepare, cook, serve and

cleanup at The Bridge - a place offering housing and steps to overcoming the

obstacles of homelessness.  First Christian Church volunteers on the first

Tuesday of each month in this outreach ministry that feeds about 90 people

consistently.  The Bridge is located at: 421 S. Palmetto Avenue off S. Woodland

Blvd. in DeLand behind The Neighborhood Center.

Providing Activities - The Joy Club.

Three Wednesdays of the month, (Week 1, 2 & 4) activities are provided to The

Bridge residents from  2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. to provide support and hope to the

clients.

Helping With Showers.

Clients and those in need can find a hot shower at The Bridge.  FCC provides

help on each Thursday from 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.  with registration, providing

towels, soap and other toiletry items.

BINGO As Community Outreach.

First Christian Church now offers BINGO NIGHT on the SECOND and FOURTH

FRIDAYS of each month in the FELLOWSHIP HALL.  Cards are 50 cents each.  Half

of the proceeds go to the winners, the other half is donated to the outreach

organization of the month.  March’s organization is Second Harvest Food Bank.

Narcotics Anonymous.

We currently provide space for N.A. Area, Policy and Committee Meetings to be

held monthly, plus Group Meetings.  We currently have 2 N.A. Groups that meet

on Wednesdays.  One group is at noon in the church library and the other meets 

at 7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Please call the church office or your local

listing for N.A. for more information.

The Villa Rehab and Nursing Home in DeLand, Florida.  

Residents of one of the local Rehabilitation and Nursing Homes now has a

Christian worship service for the residents and staff who are able to attend                 

on-site.  The service at The Villa incorportates a short sermon, singing, praying,

music and Communion with individual kits that include a wafer and grape juice. 

Pastor Pérez leads the group on the second and fourth Thursdays, along with

Elders, Deacons and anyone else wanting to provide leadership in this important

ministry that provides spiritual help and hope.

Kairos - Outside.  

Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (Kairos) is a lay-led, interdenominational

Christian ministry in which men and women volunteers bring Christ’s love and

forgiveness to prisoners and their families. The programs involve a structured

model that includes the weekend experience, followed by guests or participants

gathering regularly for accountability, support, and prayer.  Kairos - Outside is

the group for women who have a loved one incarcerated.  The Advisory Council

Chair of Kairos Outside of Central Florida is the leader of the group that now

meets on various Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. 

We also help with various special days in the local community of DeLand like the

Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway, Prayer Night Out, Summer BreakSpot Program

feeding children breakfast and lunch over the summer and others.  If you have a

heart for service and outreach, First Christian Church of DeLand is the place for

YOU!

Service To Others.

We Are A Small Church Doing Big Things.

Blessings of generosity abound at First Christian Church.  So much is received by

giving and there are many ways to serve the community in which we live.  Our

opportunities change from time to time as needs arise.  Below are some of the

consistent ways in which we serve others.

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First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
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Serving Meals at The Bridge Homeless

Shelter.

A warm dinner meal is served to those who are

less fortunate and/or homeless most nights of

the week.  Started by the Interfaith Caregivers,

people from various groups and churches in

town volunteer to prepare, cook, serve and

cleanup at The Bridge - a place offering

housing and steps to overcoming the obstacles

of homelessness.  First Christian Church

volunteers on the first Tuesday of each month

in this outreach ministry that feeds about 90

people consistently.  The Bridge is located at:

421 S. Palmetto Avenue off S. Woodland Blvd.

in DeLand behind The Neighborhood Center.

Providing Activities - The Joy Club.

Three Wednesdays of the month, (Week 1, 2 &

4) activities are provided to The Bridge

residents from  2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. to provide

support and hope to the clients.

Helping With Showers.

Clients and those in need can find a hot

shower at The Bridge.  FCC provides help on

each Thursday from 1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.  with

registration, providing towels, soap and other

toiletry items.

BINGO As Community Outreach.

First Christian Church now offers BINGO

NIGHT on the SECOND and FOURTH FRIDAYS

of each month in the FELLOWSHIP HALL. 

Cards are 50 cents each.  Half of the proceeds

go to the winners, the other half is donated to

the outreach organization of the month. 

March’s organization is Second Harvest Food

Bank.

Narcotics Anonymous.

We currently provide space for N.A. Area,

Policy and Committee Meetings to be held

monthly, plus Group Meetings.  We currently

have 2 N.A. Groups that meet on Wednesdays. 

One group is at noon in the church library and

the other meets  at 7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship

Hall.  Please call the church office or your local

listing for N.A. for more information.

The Villa Rehab and Nursing Home in

DeLand, Florida.  

Residents of one of the local Rehabilitation and

Nursing Homes now has a Christian worship

service for the residents and staff who are able

to attend                  on-site.  The service at The

Villa incorportates a short sermon, singing,

praying, music and Communion with individual

kits that include a wafer and grape juice. 

Pastor Pérez leads the group on the second

and fourth Thursdays, along with Elders,

Deacons and anyone else wanting to provide

leadership in this important ministry that

provides spiritual help and hope.

Kairos - Outside.  

Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc.

(Kairos) is a lay-led, interdenominational

Christian ministry in which men and women

volunteers bring Christ’s love and forgiveness

to prisoners and their families. The programs

involve a structured model that includes the

weekend experience, followed by guests or

participants gathering regularly for

accountability, support, and prayer.  Kairos -

Outside is the group for women who have a

loved one incarcerated.  The Advisory Council

Chair of Kairos Outside of Central Florida is the

leader of the group that now meets on various

Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the

Fellowship Hall. 

We also help with various special days in the

local community of DeLand like the Mayor’s

Backpack Giveaway, Prayer Night Out, Summer

BreakSpot Program feeding children breakfast

and lunch over the summer and others.  If you

have a heart for service and outreach, First

Christian Church of DeLand is the place for

YOU!

Service To

Others.

We Are A Small Church

Doing Big Things.

Blessings of generosity abound at First

Christian Church.  So much is received by

giving and there are many ways to serve the

community in which we live.  Our

opportunities change from time to time as

needs arise.  Below are some of the consistent

ways in which we serve others.