Vision of First Christian Church Flora
"First Christian Church of Flora strives to do God's will by sharing the love of Jesus Christ by proclaiming God through His Word, using the Resources He has given to each of us, by offering Ourselves unconditionally to his service and Worshipping Him with all of our heart, soul, mind and strength."
Our mission is to fulfill:
The Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20)
The Great Commandment (Matthew 23:34-40)
The Great Community (Ephesians 2:19)
Many people have asked to what denomination we belong. The fact is, we belong to none. Early in the nineteenth century there was unrest among the churches in America. Many denominations took the unpopular belief that the followers of Christ should lay aside the traditions of man and go back to the Church described in the New Testament.
Walter Scott, James O'Kelly, Barton W. Stone, Thomas and Alexander Campbell were among the brave pioneers who advocated a discarding of all denominational names, sectarian creeds, and religious divisions. Almost simultaneously, yet without knowledge of one another, these men appealed to all sincere believers to be "Christians and Christians only." They aimed not to start another denomination, but to call people back to the Church of the New Testament. As followers of these ideals became aware of one another and began to fellowship with together, the affiliation became known as the Restoration Movement. These Christians were attempting to restore Christianity to its original, New Testament form. This today is still the plea of First Christian Church.
We offer a blended worship style and conservative Christian teaching. We offer the Lord's Supper each week, and believe strongly that the Bible is the guide to life for every Christian.