Core Values: Community Love Support Kindness Mission Statement: To be the voice for the silent, connecting the mind, body and soul embraced through faith, respect, empathy and dignity by removing the stigma about mental health.Affirmation: In case...
Each Sunday morning at 9:15 am, children get to participate in their own Worship experience with Illuminate Children’s Ministry. Bible lessons are taught in such a way that every child gets to participate and learn. Each of our teachers is carefully screened and thoroughly trained in children’s instruction. Sunday evenings, Illuminate Connect offers the children opportunities for more worship through music, dance, art and other exciting outlets. Illuminate is open to all children from age 3 up to grade 5, and a nursery is available in rooms 11 and 12 on Sunday mornings for our Infants and toddlers.
The youth ministry of our church is recognized for their love of missions, dedication to community and support of Church activities. We have many different opportunities available to help our teens grow in their faith. Every Sunday, our Youth attend Sunday school during the 9:15 am worship service, and then return at 5 pm for a time of fellowship, faith and fun at the United 4 Him Youth Group meeting. The youth group is open to all students in grades 6 through 12
1st Church takes the Gospel to our local schools with the Good News Club at Sally Jones Elementary School, WyldLife Club at Punta Gorda Middle School, Young Life at all Charlotte County High Schools.