FCC By the Numbers
FCC By the Numbers (19 Ways First Christian Arlington is Handling the Covid-19 Crisis):
1 Risen Lord we serve together as 1 body
2 hands and 2 feet of yours, serving those in your circle of love
3 song requests of Paul Nelson for pre-worship music (email yours!)
4 volunteers handling video/sound to bring online worship to us
5 dollars purchases a bag of delicious fresh produce at cost from “Gardens on the Go” each Saturday
6 regularly scheduled FCCA Zoom meetings: Youth - Sundays 5 pm; Staff - Mondays; Breaking Free Study – 7 pm Tuesdays; Adult Bible Study – 7 pm Wednesdays, 1st – 5th Children – 3:30 Wednesdays; (click on: and email the church office to join right in!)
7 elders (so far) contributing communion table prayers by video
8 pounds per bag fresh produce faithfully offered to community weekly through “Gardens on the Go”
10 total Sundays in worship series “Where We Meet Jesus” concluding this Sunday with “Where We Feel We Have Failed” John 21 (See entire series at www.FirstChristianArlington.org )
12 Stephen Ministry Team members continue to meet multiple times per month for training, prayer, and support
15 families with young children were involved in our Palm Sunday vehicle parade and Easter bag pickup for over 2 dozen children to enjoy Holy Week family activities. (These Easter bags used 1⁄4 of our donated eggs, so please keep collecting for our community-wide egg hunt pending use of church grounds!)
22 minutes to sell out at last Saturday’s “Gardens on the Go”
25 hymns sung together, apart during online worship
55 meals from Spring Creek BBQ purchased by FCC at a discount for Arlington Life Shelter
125 bags sold last Saturday at Gardens on the Go, lined up all the way to Collins, aaaaaand . . .
150 bags to accommodate the crowds in this Saturday’s expected Gardens on the Go car lineup!
200 estimated average Online Worship attendance
541+ medical masks made by Beth Simon (281, with her “team”- material donated by DeRema Sears and others, cutting and strap- making assistance by Brenda Turner and Hope Minatra); Serena Jeffreys (160), Nicole Potts (100), Dana Lobaugh and others . . . each mask sewn in love to assist dozens of different organizations, households, and medical personnel. Amazing effort, FCCA!
910 S. Collins, where we will one day return to our beautiful church facility for exponential hugs!