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Lansing First Christian Church
1001 Chester Rd.
Lansing, MI 48912
(517) 482-6063

The mission of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Lansing, Michigan is to recognize all people as...
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Reflection: There is a Time

Posted on September 05, 2019 by Neil Topliffe

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens:” (Ecclesiastes 3:1) When First Christian Church Battle Creek suffered the devastating loss as the result of embezzlement, it was the time  for the Regional church to respond to the unspoken Macedonian call to come to the aid of a sister congregation. Congregations and individuals responded with amazing generosity. All of

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Reflection: Praise Report - 1st Christian Battle Creek

Posted on May 10, 2019 by Eugene James

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.” (Matthew 25:40) The “We Are Family” campaign for First Christian Church, Battle Creek has been an inspiring success. More than $17,000.00 has been given so far to assist the congregation in recovering from the embezzlement of all the

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Prayers & Support: Being defrauded by someone trusted

Posted on January 22, 2019 by Eugene James

Being defrauded by someone trusted causes great disappointment, anger, pain, frustration, and sorrow. Pastor Kingery Clingenpeel and the congregation of First Christian Church, Battle Creek are experiencing all of these feelings and more as they are the victims of a case of embezzlement that emptied the church’s savings account. This awful situation is tragically compounded by the discovery of the body of the former chairperson

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REFLECTION: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted on January 21, 2019 by Eugene James

Sadly, actions by the Supreme Court and the Justice Department have weakened and, in some instances, turned back the clock on the hard-fought accomplishments of the Civil Rights struggle to which Dr. King gave such inspirational leadership. The current political climate fosters division and conflict in an atmosphere of intolerance and incivility. As we commenorate the life and legacy of Dr. King, let us not

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Thanksgiving Greeting from Eugene James

Posted on November 20, 2018 by Neil Topliffe

O Lord, that lends me life, lend me a heart replete with thankfulness. SHAKESPEARE God, who has given us life, is worthy of our thanks. The giver of  every good and perfect gift, the one who provides all that we need, the one who made us and knows all about us and yet he loves us. “O give thanks unto the Lord for he is

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