Times:9:30 a.m. Sunday School10:45 a.m. Worship Service
Times: 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Worship Services In-Person and Online
Communion Sunday, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m., in the Sanctuary and via livestream. Guest Speaker Dr. Jim Allman will deliver the message "A Temple-Priesthood" from 1 Peter 2:1–10. Dr. Allman was a Bible teacher at First Evan and Crichton College for many years before joining the faculty at Dallas Theological Seminary from which he is currently retiring and returning to Memphis.
Farewell Ice Cream Social Honoring Cole and Lynn Huffman, Sunday, April 11; Attend anytime between 3:00–5:30 p.m. on the East Lawn. Please join us as we take the opportunity to honor and thank the Huffmans for their many years of ministry at First Evan. There will be a basket available if you would like to bring a card of appreciation. You are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or a blanket.
Meet Memphis (Saturday, April 17) and Storehouse Memphis (donate by Friday, April 16). Our annual spring event has become a great venue for First Evan attenders to meet and serve alongside our Memphis Ministry partners. We recognize there will continue to be varying levels of comfort gathering in groups, so we are offering two opportunities this year and hope you can participate with us! For a list of in-person Meet Memphis projects or Storehouse Memphis wish-list items for donation, click here. Please sign-up to serve at Meet Memphis here.
We hope you enjoy the April 2021 issue of the First Evan FOCUS E-Newsletter! Click here to read articles from our team and hear about upcoming church events from our various ministries.
First Evan Prayer Focus, Sundays, 5:00–5:30 p.m., Zoom-only. Please join us as we pray for First Evan and how the Lord may lead us into the future. Further, we will pray for Cole and his family as they seek the Lord’s will for their next ministry. Click here to join the meeting.
Meeting ID: 863 8809 4094
IRL Weekend, Friday–Saturday, April 30–May 2, The Country Place, Moscow, TN. Come enjoy a retreat for a weekend focused on finding wisdom In Real Life. Students will be given the opportunity to relax away from the stress of day-to-day life and focus on engaging community and learning how the gospel applies in the rhythms and experiences of everyday life. Cost is $95. Deadline is April 19. Register here.
Mentoring Moms, Tuesday, April 27, 7:00 p.m. at the home of Julie Sayres (1956 Alderbranch Lane) | Speaker: Alyson Riggs. Mentoring Moms is a small group gathering for young moms and moms-to-be to fellowship and to glean wisdom from older moms. We will be socially-distanced on a large screened-in porch. Contact Sharon Mrok with questions.
National Partners of the Week (April 4–10): In-Life, Czech Republic/Slovakia. Click here for prayer needs.
Discover First Evan, Sunday, April 25 (Part 1 and 2), 4:00–6:00 p.m., Chapel. This is a class offered to those interested in learning more about First Evan or desiring membership. Attending the class in no way obligates you to join, but it is the first step toward membership. Questions can be directed to Jacki Stieferman. Register here.
Knights at Night" VBS, Monday–Friday, June 7–11— Registration begins Sunday, April 18! This will be our first ever EVENING VBS! This year we are able to host an outdoor, evening VBS for rising Kindergarten–rising 5th Grade, with a limited capacity. Monday through Thursday night, drop off your kids from 6:30–8:30 p.m. On Friday evening, bring the entire family to enjoy food trucks, live music, and an evening of fellowship outside together.
AV Volunteers Needed for Sundays! No experience needed. We will train. Please contact Luke Hall at 901.682.8452.
Baptisms – During the coronavirus, baptisms will occur on a rolling basis. Only one person or family will be baptized per week so that water is not shared. Please contact Jan Spurlin at the church office if you would like to be baptized.
We've updated our app! Download the "First Evan" app (iOS or Android) or update your current app* and follow these instructions to enjoy:
1) Sign in with email or phone
2) Enter your one-time code
3) Select your name
4) Create a PIN number and re-enter to verify
5) Click on your profile picture for your personal information
*In some cases user is going to need to delete the old app and reinstall it by searching for "First Evan." Just updating it does not always work.
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Fundraiser – Rather than setting out boxes this holiday season, FEC Kids and Memphis Ministries are partnering to raise funds for Operation Christmas Child. Our goal is to raise enough money to pack 500 boxes for Christmas 2021! At $25 a box (including the cost of shipping), that's a total goal of $12,500! For more details, click here. Click here to donate.
Worship Service, Easter Sunday, April 4: Audio | Video | Full Service
Worship Service, Good Friday, April 2: Audio | Video | Full Service
God At Work Videos
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