(901) 682-8452 Times: 9:30 a.m. Sunday School | 10:45 a.m. Worship Service



BasketballESCRA Basketball, 8-Game Season: Saturdays, December 4–February 2 | Cost: $65 (includes jersey). We are partnering with the Memphis Hustle to join their Junior Hustle Program for our Winter Basketball season. Boys and girls ages 6–17 (as of June, 2021) are encouraged to sign up here by Tuesday, November 2.


SundaysSunday Worship, October 17, 10:45 a.m., in the Sanctuary and via livestream. Jim Fleming will conclude the series with the message "One Hope" from John 14:1–6.

Upcoming Preaching Schedule
10/24 – Andy Pierce
10/31 – Jordan Thomas
11/7 – Roger Lowther
11/14 – Pastor Jim begins "Journey" series from the book of Numbers


Discover First EvanDiscover First Evan, Sunday, October 17, 4:00–6:00 p.m., Chapel. This class is 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.


MidweekMidweek, Wednesdays, 5:00–8:00 p.m. There is something for everyone on Wednesday nights this fall. It starts with dinner at 5:00 p.m., followed by activities for all ages. Menu: Scrambled Eggs/Cheesy Scrambled Eggs, Bacon/Sausage/Hashbrown Casserole, Biscuit with Jelly or Gravy OR Tomato Basil Bisque and Salad Bar. Dessert: Cinnamon Roll. Details and menu here.



Memphis Cup of NationsMemphis Cup of Nations, Saturday, October 23, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Bellevue Baptist Church. FCA and World Relief Memphis will be hosting a soccer tournament where nations come together to compete and represent their nation of origin. First Evan will be participating in two ways. First, we will be a country champion for the Sudanese team, a country that our church has partnered with locally and globally for many years. Second, we will need volunteers who would be willing to volunteer on an evangelism team, which will be present at each field to engage those attending in gospel conversations. If you're willing to cheer, watch, or volunteer, please contact Andrew Beach.


October Fun FestOctober Fun Fest, Sunday, October 24, 4:00–6:00 p.m., East Lawn. We are combining our Kids Karnival and Church-wide Picnic to bring a night of carnival games, hayrides, tasty foods, great music, and more! This free event is a wonderful opportunity to invite friends, family, and neighbors and build authentic relationships. If interested in volunteering, please contact Jeffery Johnson, 901-683-7700.


BaptismBaptism, Sunday, November 14, 10:45 a.m., Sanctuary.  If interested in baptism, please fill out the application form by Sunday, October 24 here.


Missionaries of the WeekMissionaries of the Week (October 10–16): David and Meg Robbins, FamilyLife, Florida. Click here for prayer needs. 


Memphis Ministries Partner of the WeekMemphis Ministries Partner of the Week (October 10–16): Christ Community Health Services. Click here for prayer needs.




40 Days for Life40 Days for Life Campaign, Tuesdays, September 28–October 26, 6:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., Choices. Volunteers are asked to pray and hold a sign (if they wish) and must sign a release agreeing to a peaceful presence. This is all about praying to end abortion in our city by letting these women know they have options. Sign up for a one-hour shift (2 people/shift) here. For questions or help signing up, contact Cindy Granger at 901-336-0736.


Fresh Grounded FaithUpcoming Women’s Conference: Fresh Grounded Faith, Friday–Saturday, November 12–13, Central Church. Women of all ages are welcome to a weekend of worship, the Word, and fellowship with Jennifer Rothschild and special guests Angie Smith and Laura Story. For ticket information, click here or call (901) 255-8182.


FEC Kids MidweekFEC Kids Midweek, Wednesdays, September 15–November 17, 6:15–8:00 p.m. Our NEW Midweek program will be a deep dive into what it means to live for Christ, mostly by learning and applying the spiritual disciplines. We will also have scripture memory work and games! Childcare is available for kids ages 2 and under of Midweek participants/volunteers. Register here.

We are in need of small group leaders and nursery workers for FEC Kids Midweek. Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.


Every Day Gospel"Every Day Gospel—Conversations Where We Live, Work, and Play" led by Andrew Beach, Wednesdays, September 15–November 3, 6:15–8:00 p.m., A211. The opportunity to dialogue with our neighbors about Jesus can produce fear and anxiety. We hope these gospel conversations become a regular part of our lives, even if they never become completely comfortable. This 8-week series will focus on how we can be attentive, prepared, and prayerful about how we interact and engage our neighbors. Register here.


MomentumYesMomentumYes Video Series led by Zoe Bozeman, Wednesdays, September 15–October 20, 6:15–8:00 p.m., A121/122. MomentumYes is a free video-based series for small groups which teaches, inspires, and equips everyday people to rethink God’s mission. It is designed to actively engage believers in taking the next steps in God's mission. Register here.



Heart to Heart Bible StudyHeart to Heart Women's Bible Study, September 14/15–November 16/17, Tuesdays, 9:30–11:30 a.m. | Wednesdays, 6:15–8:00 p.m. | Cost: $10. With all that’s going on in our world today, it can be challenging to stand firm in our faith. Join us for this 9-week Bible study as James gives us wisdom on how to stand firm when the storms come. Note: there is a Wednesday night Zoom-hybrid option now available. Register here.



Men's Bible Study"The Book of Daniel" Men's Bible Study led by Buddy Jones, Mondays, September 13–December 6, 6:30–8:00 p.m., E143 or Wednesdays, September 15–December 8, 6:30–7:30 a.m., Zoom. If you think it is becoming increasingly harder to live as a Christian in America today, then this study is for you. As we study the book of Daniel, we will consider God's answer to our apparent dilemma. The format includes weekly study assignments, small group discussion, and lecture. Contact Buddy Jones. Register here.



First Evan Prayer FocusFirst 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
Passcode: 758395


Lessons & CarolsA Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols, December 12, 9:00 and 10:45 a.m. services, Sanctuary. The world is full of strife, but Christ has come to bring true hope, overflowing love, deep joy, and lasting peace. "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom He is pleased." Luke 2:14


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