We have many opportunities for adult involvement in our church community.  

  • Community Sunday Breakfast

    Contact: Dave Flora 937-479-0347

    Every Sunday Morning, we serve a Free Community Breakfast in First Place Christian Center from 8:30-10 AM.  This is a Breakfast for those who worship at our church and those who do not. We want to be the hands and feet of Jesus and all those who are hungry can come and eat a hot breakfast.

    Maybe you like to help serve on a Sunday Morning, or even join us for a meal. Everyone is welcome.

  • Intercessory Prayer Group

    Intercessory Prayer Group (Mondays: 9:15am in room 311)

    The Intercessory Prayer group, open to everyone, meets weekly to lift up all of the prayer requests from  the congregation during the week.

    Contact church office for more information:  335-2826

  • Let's Go

    Contact: Diana Shellenbarger 937.615-9550

    Let's Go! provides exciting travel opportunities for church members, family members, and friends. Trips range from one-day excursions to overseas travel, and are interspersed throughout the year.  Contact Diana for trip information and brochures.

  • Men's Bible Studies

    Contact: Ted Lyons 937.335.6318

    Join us for Men's Bible Studies. Join us for a Bible Study that is more geared for the challenges and adventures that Men will face in life. It is a great opportunity to grow with other men in the church and grow closer to God in our faith. 

    Discover Life Bible Studies for Men

    Monday's: 7-8:15 AM -  at Bob Evans (1749 West Main Street) - led by Ted Lyons


    Thursday Men's Bible Studies

    Thursday's: 9-10 AM in Room 311 in Main Church Building - led by Bob Parker

    Saturday Men's Bible Studies

    Saturday's: 7:30-8:30 AM at Bob Evans (1749 West Main Street) - led by Alan Mack

  • Prayer Chain

    Contact: Brad or Laura Bemus 937-524-9145 or email to

    The Prayer Chain consists of approximately 75 prayers warriors who are notified of prayer requests and  emergencies throughout the week via emails.

  • United Methodist Women (UMW)

    Contact: Nancy Shaw @ 339-1426

    The UMW provides an opportunity to serve others within our church and community as well as worldwide. Women who join UMW experience fellowship and spiritual growth through prayer, study, and action.  

    We meet monthly, except in the summer.

  • First Place Food Pantry

    Location:  721 Lincoln Ave, Troy

    Contact: Donna Wilkerson 335-2826


    Christmas Giving Calendar

    Hours of Operation:

    Mon, Wed* & Fri: 1-3pm

    Mon eve;  5-6:30pm

    *2nd Wed of the month, 3-5pm instead of 1-3pm

    Requirements:  photo ID & proof of residency in Troy.  You may receive food once a month (for instance, once in Jan, once in Feb)

  • Heart to Heart (Women's Retreat)

    Contact: Church Office 335-2826

    Heart to Heart is an annual Women's Retreat and all women and their friends are invited to attend. It begins on Friday evening and ends Saturday afternoon. Occasionally, it is held at a Retreat Center for an overnight stay and other times it is held at First Place Christian Center without an overnight stay.    This Retreat provides an opportunity for all women to get to know each other "Heart to Heart."

  • First Library

    Contact: Church Office 335-2826

    The Church Library provides a variety of books and videos for children and adults including Bibles, fiction, biographies, and non-fiction on current topics. All materials have been entered into a searchable computer database call "MyBooks." You can search for books by title, author, or subject. When checking out a book, all you need to do is place the library card (located in the book) in the basket on the table and keep the item for up to 4 weeks.  

      The Library is found in the main building, on the Third Floor in Room 312