First Church - Lenoir, NC

“Glorify God as we mold, nurture, and serve as disciples of Jesus Christ.”

First Light (Modern Worship): 9:00 a.m.
Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.
Traditional Worship: 11:00 a.m.

Church Blog

Goodbye, Ivey

First Church Family, Saying goodbye is sometimes difficult to do. That’s something I’ve been thinking pretty hard about over the last several weeks. Ivey Deitz has been my administrative assistant and our church’s office manager for the last five years. And she has done a beautiful job with both of those major responsibilities. Ivey is a person of extremely high character and loves our LORD, her family, and also our church greatly. And she possesses many gifts that have helped our church reach many godly…

General Conference

Dear First Church Family:     I pray that you are enjoying this spring weather as much as I am. After a long, dark, wet winter, being outside in the yard and garden is therapeutic.     There are a couple of things I want to share with you. First, for the next number of weeks, we will be worshiping around Scripture passages in the Book of Acts.     Acts is the story of the birth, activities, and growth of the early church. It…


First Church Family:     I’m writing this just after I’ve had the opportunity to spend a few minutes with our Fabric Friends quilting group who meet at our church for a couple of hours each week. The fellowship those ladies enjoy, while they are busy cutting and quilting fabric, sewing, and/or doing other kinds of needlework, is amazing!     I walk down the hall with a cup of coffee in my hand almost every week to see the beautiful artwork they are creating,…