Who we are and what we believe
a loving community of disciple-makers serving and reaching generations with the Gospel in our city and around the world.
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.
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.
Proclaiming the Gospel to everyone, everywhere.
Extending Kingdom restoration, generosity, and love to our community and world.
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:
- Commit to a weekly worship service (8:15, 9:30 or 11:00am)
- Participate in a Growing Group
- Join a Serving Group
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.