Weekly Newsletter 8.5.2020

First Christian Church of Midwest City
(Disciples of Christ)
11950 East Reno Ave
Midwest City, OK 73130

Our Pandemic Response Group has projected our in-person worship service to resume Sunday, August 16th. We will definitely keep you informed if this changes. We are all looking forward to being back together!  

Rev. Gary Mitchell



TONIGHT, August 5th

Meet at Mark and Jamie Benge’s house!
10332 SE 51st St. OKC

We will meet there from 6 to 8 PM. Youth members please wear your swimsuit and bring a towel. Remember your sunscreen!

Remember for now, youth group will meet every other Wednesday. Our next time together is August 19th!



It’s back to school time and we are kicking off FCC’s Annual School Supply Drive. We will collect donations at Drive-In Communion on the following Sundays: August 9th, 16th and 23rd. If we are able to resume meeting back in church during this time, then we will collect your donations in the narthex. With current unemployment issues and many families with reduced incomes, the need is bigger than ever this year. Your donations help families, students and teachers!
Thank you! 



August 12 at 9:30 AM

We are meeting to vote and install our new officers. We ask that all outgoing and incoming officers attend the meeting. We will not serve drinks or food. Please bring your own drink with you. For everyone’s safety, masks or face coverings will be required and we will practice social distancing. Thank You



Because of your faithful giving, First Christian Church of MWC has continued to support various outreach activities. We were recently able to donate $1000 to the Christian Church in Oklahoma and $2000 to the Disciples Mission Fund.  Thank You!





For those interested, Julie Moler found these masks online. They are 100% cotton, available in red, black, grey or blue and are $12.00 each.

Go to store.disciples.org and select Accessories 


To Give online:
Log into MyFCC at: fccmwc.org/my-fcc
Select Give from the dropdown menu on the top left. Follow the instructions to set up a recurring gift or send a one time gift
If you have questions, please watch this video:
To mail your check to the church:
First Christian Church of Midwest City
11950 E Reno Ave
Midwest City, OK  73130

When dropping your offering in the church mailbox, please make sure it slides all the way to the back of the slot so that it drops down into the lock box area.
Thank you




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First Christian Church MWC
(Disciples of Christ)
11950 E Reno 
Midwest City, OK 73130

Senior Minister:
Rev. Gary Mitchell 

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To the Memorial Fund in memory of Betty Martin
      – From Don Gibson



In remembrance of Fern & Wayne Burling’s
66th Wedding Anniversary & celebrating
Fern’s 90th Birthday!


All church services and group activities are suspended until further notice. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or needs.
Church Office: 769-2717
email: fccmwc_info@coxinet.net

Rev. Gary Mitchell cell: 245-8678
email: gmitchell22@mac.com
For Youth related events
Shauna Becker cell: 820-3178
email: shauna.02becker@gmail.com
For Choir related events
Mark Johnson cell: 903-312-3827
email: mark.fcc.choir@gmail.com



Please contact the church office with new prayer concerns and with updates on those who are listed.
Thank you!


*Mandy Rupp (Moler); Alvin Bates (Moler); Farmily & Friends of Julia Wingate; Family & Friends of Sam Ross; Tanni Jamison; Connie Sharp; Shirley Niehoff; George Niehoff (Paul’s brother); JoEllen Rush (Becky Searcy’s sister); Crystal Wyatt & baby boy due in August (Michael & Dawn Gamblin); Richard Layman (shoulder surgery); John Booth (McKinney); Alyse Walker (Gambill); Sandy Lees; Debra Philips; Wilma Wylie (Jim’s mother); Julie Avants; Bev Rubino; Nancy Hall; Malik Givens (J Avants); Ralph Seabaugh (McKinney); Karen Holland; Faye Miller; Katy Givens; Becky Long; Doug Egerer (M Holt); Tom Jamison; Rev. Lee Nirschl; Lori Lange; Michael DeGennaro (Camp); Angela Bruning (Martin-Davis); Jim Gladney (Moler); Wayne Haney (Moler); Sue Crumrine (Gambill); Lori Zang (M Holt); Nancy Williams; Blair Lanning (Avants)
Congregation Long-Term Prayer List: 

Nellis Adams; Julie Avants; Barbara Benge; Katie Benge; Ashley Dean; Gene Gilbert; Tanni Jamison; Lloyd Kitchell; Richard Layman; Lloyd family; Mary Nirschl; George Pettigrew; Kristyn Reid; Vicki Richey; Lane Ross; Millie Sawyer; Wanda Williams; Jim Wylie.
Shut-In Prayer List

Lola Jean Ashford; Virginia Douthitt; Ken Foust; Dona Harris; Dr. Gifford McBride; Bill & Robbie McGruder; Bertha Owen; Cole Padgham; Harold Powers; Margaret Scears; Ray & Joyce Shirley; Shirley Tharp; Renata Thomas; Barbara Wilson.
Family/Friends Long Term Prayer List:

Tom Acree (Acree); Jim & Bonnie Brooks (Lloyd); Lori Bonnewell (Bonnewell); Debbie Broome (Philips); Jacob Burkhart (Avants); Jerry Calcote (McGruder); Lisa Coffman (Stanfill); Coleen Crow (Lange); Adrienne  DiCarlo (Northcutt); Barbara Fretwell (Reid); JoAnn Fritz (S Updegraff); Jennifer Fulton (Lewis); Johnna Harvey (S Updegraff); Tom Henthorn (Albee);  Leo Hickman (Gambill); Betsy Hormel (Wakely); Rev. Lawrence & Mary Howard (M Howard); Sam Howard (Howard); Jim Johnson (Greffin); Rita King; (Brubaker); Gary LaVigna (S Updegraff); Amber Leamy (Niehoff); Misty Leeper (Jamison); Evelyn & Norman Lees (Lees); Rod & Cathy Lees (Lees); Leisinger Family (English); Don Martin (Spradley); Cathy Martinez (Moler); Sue McCormick (Brubaker); David & Diane McEvoy (Walters);  Annis Hickman Miller (Gambill); Cathy Miller (Reid); Jordan Mitchell (Miller); Michael Niehoff (Niehoff); Kyndra Slechta (Brubaker);  Susannah Smith (Lees); Judy Soltis (Lewis); Joel & Jeff Staggs (Walters); Michael & Debbie Stevens (McGruder); Rosa Stock (M Holt); Jim & Betty Temple (Williams); Alton Ray Tidwell (Niehoff); Austin Traylor (Traylor); Lucille Williams (N Williams); Cindy Winkle (Fennell).


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