About Us

Who we are and what we believe

We Envision

a loving community of disciple-makers serving and reaching generations with the Gospel in our city and around the world.

Our Mission

is to passionately pursue God, extend life-changing hope, and disciple people to be Spirit-empowered followers of Jesus.

Our Core Values


Teaching, hearing, and obeying the living and inspired Word of God.

2 Timothy 3:16-17


Offering our lives and voices in praise and glory to God.

Colossians 3:14-17


Boldly and unceasingly coming to the Father to advance His mission and Kingdom in the world.

1 John 5:14-15


A community of believers of all generations pursuing fruitful and faithful lives that reflect Jesus.

Matthew 28:16-20


Proclaiming the Gospel to everyone, everywhere.

Acts 1:8


Extending Kingdom restoration, generosity, and love to our community and world.

Matthew 25:34-39

Our Ministry Priorities

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towards each other in

towards our world in


A disciple is someone who knows how to listen to God, obeys him, and helps others do the same.

Characteristics of a disciple:

  • God Dependent
    growing in their knowledge and application of Prayer
  • Biblically Grounded
    familiar with the Bible and knowing how to read and apply the Bible devotionally
  • Relationally Healthy
    knowing how to fight against sin, how to say “no” to temptation, and how the Spirit produces the “fruit of the Spirit” in a Christian’s life
  • Equipped for Ministry
    understanding God’s design for Spiritual Gifts in a church and using their gifts
  • Personally Generous
    knowing God’s design for the stewardship of their God given time, talents, and treasures
  • Missionally Engaged
    knowing that God is working in the world and having discovered how he has called them to play a part in his local and global mission to reach people

Helpful Resources Regarding our Discipleship Philosophy

Unstoppable Force: A Church for the Whole World
Sermon from April 18, 2021

In this sermon, our Lead Pastor Paul Smith discusses our ministry groups philosophy grounded in how Jesus ministered.

How do we live this out? We call it Worship + 2!

We want everyone who calls First Alliance their home church to:

We have lots of growing groups to choose from: Classes, Bible Studies, Age/Stage Groups, Life Groups and more!

We have so many opportunities for serving, both within FAC and with our Local Partners! Choose the one that best fits your gifts and passions.

The Christian and Missionary Alliance

First Alliance Church is part of a family of churches and missions movement called the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Check out the videos below to learn more.

All of Jesus for All the World
Jesus as Savior
Jesus as Sanctifier
Jesus as Healer
Jesus as Coming King

You can also visit our denomination’s website or read our Statement of Faith.

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