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Visitor Information

In 1910, we began as Grandview Heights Congregational Church. In 1919, we became First Community Church and joined the “community” church movement that intentionally included people from all denominations. Today we are affiliated with the United Church of Christ and Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). However, our congregation continues to represent many faith traditions. For...

Midweek Missions
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Midweek Missions

Each Wednesday night K-5 children meet to complete a different mission project in support of the many missions of First Community Church. Past projects include: creating recipe books, collecting food and delivering Thanksgiving food baskets to Gladden Community House, and making bean soup, casseroles, toiletry bags and blankets for Heart to Heart. For more information...

A History of Christianity
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A History of Christianity

Coming in July A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years Special Summer Sunday Morning Seminar at South Sundays, July 1 – 29 9 am – 10:30 am Wicker Room, South Campus Cathie & Bruce Hickin, Facilitators Subtitled, “The story of the world’s most successful religion by one of the leading historians of the...

Second Annual A Taste For Rafiki
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Second Annual A Taste For Rafiki

Friday, June 22, 6 – 8 pm Grace Hall, North Campus Please join Mission Council for A Taste of Rafiki, an evening wine tasting event. All proceeds benefit the Education Fund at the Rafiki Children’s Center in Kikuyu Town, Kenya. During the event, you will learn about the Marafiki Global AIDS Ministry and how you...

The Tandana Foundation
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The Tandana Foundation

The Tandana Foundation is a non-profit organization with strong ties to First Community Church.  Founded and directed by First Community member Anna Taft, the organization offers cross-cultural volunteer opportunities and provides support for scholarships and community projects in highland Ecuador and in Dogon country in Mali, West Africa. The accomplishments of Tandana are extremely important...

Jones, Huffman’s Market Share the Love
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Jones, Huffman’s Market Share the Love

By Angie Weber This past month, Jones Middle School sixth-graders wanted to raise awareness of the food insecurity issues in central Ohio and in their own neighborhood. They held a food drive and walked from Jones to the Heart to Heart Food Pantry. A parade of more than 100 students, all dressed in pink, collected...

Hiring Update
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Hiring Update

Director of Stewardship and Development and Executive Director By Michael Schoedinger, Governing Board Chair We are excited to share an update on the initiatives of the Governing Board. For the last decade, our church has been planning ways to maximize our ministry in the world. We have created a strategic plan, a vision for a...