First Christian Church (DOC)

Who We Are

We bring people to Christ, grow as disciples, and together serve God.

We are a positive and uplifting congregation who focus more on God's grace than judgement, have programing for all ages and invites both men and women into leadership. We worship together using the best of traditional music and worship along with the best of contemporary music and worship in our beautiful sanctuary at 9:30 am on Sunday. We share in the Lord's Supper every week and stive to be faithful to God through Jesus Christ.

Our Services

Service Times

  • 09:30am - worship
  • 10:45am - Sunday School

What to Expect

What are services like?
Sunday's 9:00 am worship service averages around 105 people and meets in the beauty of a traditional sanctuary with padded pews, pipe organ, piano and the great hymns of faith as well as contemporary praise music, video monitors and a good sound system including hearing assistance devices. As well as music, worship includes prayer, preaching and sharing in the Lord's Supper (communion).

What is the community like?
The church community is a diverse group of believers with differing social, political, and economic backgrounds who are brought together in the power of Jesus Christ.

What if I'm not a Christian?
First Christian Church accepts all people as they are and hopes that through the worship, preaching, and relationships found here, each person would grow in their faith and relationship with God through Jesus Christ.


Mike Van Heyningen Pastor

Bachlor degree in Psychology from Bethany College, WV Master of Divinity Degree from Lexington Theological Seminary in Lexington, Ky Serving as a pastor since 1991 Serving First Christian since Aug 2010


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