And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.

- John 1:14

To Know God and follow Jesus Christ

- FCC’s Mission

We confess that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of the living God, and proclaim him Lord and Savior of the world.

- Preamble to the Design for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

The church of Christ upon earth is essentially, intentionally, and constitutionally one.

- Declaration & Address, 1807

Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.

- Matthew 5:7

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, the breaking of bread and the prayers.

- Acts. 2:42

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

- Matthew 5:6

I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.

- John 10:11

In everything do to others as you would have them do to you.

- Matthew 7:12

This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

- John 15:2

Do not judge, so that you may not be judged.

- Matthew 7:1

First Christian Church is a vibrant faith community dedicated to worship, service, and fellowship, giving witness to the love and compassion of Jesus Christ in downtown Columbia and across the globe. With an open door, all people are welcome to share in the church’s mission – to know God and follow Jesus Christ. As an historic congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), established in 1832, its current sanctuary dedicated in 1892, is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Come and join us for worship, linger in fellowship, and grow in education and service!

Find us at the Corner of 10th and Walnut in downtown Columbia.

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