First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Christian church, Disciples, mainline, progressive, welcome, family Joplin, MO
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Who We Are

First Christian Church has been serving the Joplin community since 1874. Our main building was built in 1901 and has some of the area's most beautiful stained glass windows. We also have a Family Life Center multipurpose building to serve the community. We have people of every age and many differing backgrounds. We are welcoming to all people and we seek to serve all of God's amazing creation.
We are located in historic Murphysburg at the corner of 4th Street and Pearl.
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About Us

Vibe
Casual, Down to Earth, Downtown, Friendly, Inclusive, Historic, Neighborhood-focused, Multigenerational, Young, Young families

Programs
Community Service, Children's Ministry, Young Adults, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education, Food Pantry

Music
Passionate Reverent, Traditional Hymns, Contemporary, Organ

Denomination
Disciples of Christ

Size
Medium

Language
English

Founded
1874

Plan Your Visit

Services

Contact

Address
409 W 4th St
Joplin, MO 64801

Phone
417-623-2390

Website

Directions
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Our Services

What is the community like?
The church community is a very welcoming and friendly. It is a mix of of ages from newborn to 90+. We have several young couples and young families, as well as couples who have been together for decades, and there are singles as well. As you see, we have everyone! We regularly share meals together and look for reasons to celebrate the joys of life. We are also very caring during the difficult times, as we all have them.

What if I'm not a Christian?
You're welcome, too! Jesus didn't turn anyone away, and neither will we.

Leadership View all

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Rev. Mike Ackerman
Interim Minister

Rev. Mike Ackerman - Interim Minister Master of Arts, Theological Studies: Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary - Kansas City, MO Bachelor of Theology, New Testament and Bachelor of Biblical Literature: Ozark Christian College - Joplin, MO

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