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Upcoming events

SAVE THE DATE: The Learning Table
Jump Start Your Life & Legacy | 3-Hour Workshop

Tuesday, March 7 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | Wesley Abbey (ICON) | No Cost
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Elizabeth Turnage and Kelly Markham, LCSW will teach us how to gather all of the essential information you and your family need in order for you to leave a gift of practical and spiritual legacies to your loved ones. Elizabeth and Kelly will provide you guidance, checklists, tools and exercises that will Jump Start Your Life & Legacy. While this is a difficult topic for most of us, it is a beautiful gift you can leave to your loved ones. Join us and learn the importance of comprehensive, practical checklists that include: wills, power of attorney, insurance, advance directives, passwords; and lastly how our stories, values and wisdom are our spiritual legacy. RSVP online or call the church office by March 5th. 

Lunch Out Cactus Cantina
Thursday, March 9 | 11:30am | 5121 N 12th Ave  
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Join us for our monthly lunch outing with friends at Cactus Cantina Mexican Grill. We will enjoy fellowship and fresh Mexican cuisine in a private banquet room. The menu includes a variety to choose from and includes their made fresh daily, thin and crispy chips and salsa. RSVP online or call the church office by March 7. 

QIGONG/Tai Chi with Instructor, Jean Parker
Starting Monday, March 13 | $5/class
Mondays & Wednesdays | 10:00am – 11:00am |  Franklin Building
QIGONG, the “meditative martial art”, has its roots in Chinese Medicine, and is a close cousin to the better-known tai chi. The slow, graceful motions are simple and repetitive, making the practice of qigong accessible to just about anyone. Some benefits include: increased energy, better balance, improved muscle strength, reduced joint pain, lowered inflammation, decreased stress, anxiety and depression, improved overall well-being and more. Join us and bring a friend! Dress comfortably. You can sit for class, or hold on to the back of a chair. Even lie down. For more information contact Jean at or Jennifer Piver. No registration necessary.

Silver & Gold – Pensacola Opera’s Artists in Residence
Thursday, March 23 |11:00am – 1:00pm | The Wright Place $10 | Doors open at 10:30am
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Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of fellowship with friends and the Pensacola Opera’s Artists in Residence program. This program continues to provide training and performance experience for young opera professionals. In addition to numerous performance opportunities, Artists in Residence also receive regular musical coaching from Pensacola Opera’s music staff, as well as guest coaches and voice teachers. RSVP online or to the church office by March 19.

Burgers & Bingo 
Sunday, March 26th | 5:00 – 6:30pm | The Wright Place | No Cost
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Join us for a fun filled evening of fellowship with the First Church Youth as they host Burgers & Bingo! It’s going to be fun spending time with the future of First Church as we laugh and win some Bingo prizes. RSVP online or to the church office by March 22.

Weekly ministry events

Coffee with Friends
Tuesdays | 9:30-10:30am | Library
Join a small friendly group for fellowship. We have no agenda other than to get out of the house and to enjoy time with friends…. new and old. Coffee and pastries are provided.

Grand Monday Nights
Mondays | 7:00 – 8:00pm
Free Weekly Webinars

Register at Hear from a variety of speakers and relevant topics each week to help you grow as a Christian grandparent.In these webinars, you’ll get practical ideas and information on grandparenting, learn how to nurture your grandchildren’s faith and overcome obstacles, and find encouragement through testimonies from other grandparents.

Monthly ministry events

Lunch Out
A monthly lunch out at a popular local restaurant to enjoy good food and fellowship around the table. Meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Reservations required.

Silver & Gold
A monthly luncheon and program for Senior Adults in our church and community. Meets on the 4th Thursday afternoon of the month. Reservations required.

Friday Night at The Wright
A monthly dinner and music program for Senior Adults in our church and community. Meets on the 3rd Friday evening of the month. Reservations required.


Xtra Years of Zest (XYZ)
XYZ plans special trips to interesting places outside of the Pensacola area about once a quarter. These trips are also open to other senior adults in the community. Reservations required. 

Lunch & Learn
A luncheon and education program for Senior Adults in our church and community about once a quarter. Guests learn about topics such as fall prevention, medicare planning, internet safety, and more. Reservations required. 

You’re invited to find a place to connect and grow at First Church. Click HERE to find out about classes and groups for adults!

Safe Sanctuaries

First Church follows Safe Sanctuaries procedures to create an environment in which children, youth and the adults who work with them have boundaries of safe space.


Jennifer PiverDirector of Fifty Forward Ministries
Email Jennifer, 850-432-1434


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