First Christian Church

“No Strings Attached” is the theme for a special upcoming event at a Union County church. The non-profit event is planned Sunday, June 25, at the First Christian Church in Anna and is designed to help meet the needs of the community.  Free services and giveaways are planned at the church, which is...
Dr. Susan Spellman, known in Anna and Jonesboro schools and among her squad of volunteers as the tutoring lady, is retiring. For the past 14 years, Spellman, a Jonesboro resident, has trained and directed a volunteer program to tutor at-risk students in 1st through 8th grades in Anna and Jonesboro...
A Union County holiday season tradition which is designed to help those in need is continuing this year. The Union County Alliance of Churches again is sponsoring a bell-ringing campaign which helps to raise funds for local families. “Even though the economic recovery in Southern Illinois seems to...
The 96th interdenominational laymen’s breakfast is planned Monday, Nov. 21, in Anna. The breakfast is scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. at the Main Street Center.  The center (the former Sunshine Inn building) is located across the street from the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Laymen’s...
Volunteers from the church who helped with the breakfast included, in the first row, from left, Kati McIntyre, Diane McIntyre and Jennifer Osman. In the second row are Julia Mowery, Ken Bowman, Barbara James, Kathy Whiteside, Trudy Bowman and Cathy Capel. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The First Christian Church of Anna prepared a breakfast of biscuits and gravy, eggs and more for the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team, cheerleaders and coaches.
First Christian Church, located at 420 Catherine St. in Metropolis, is planning on having an Oktoberfest dinner on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The menu includes: brats, wiener schnitzel, sauerkraut, German potato salad, 7-layer salad, green beans, pickled beets and dill pickles,...
First Christian Church prayed in a hallway at A-JCHS on Aug. 16. Photo by Amber Skelton.
First Christian Church of Anna led a prayer walk through the halls of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on Tuesday, Aug. 16. Prayers focused on student and teacher safety and the completion of various projects at A-JCHS. The Union County Alliance of Churches sponsored the event, along with...

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