Author Archives: Mark Tolan

VBS 2019: The Incredible Race

Come join us for our 2019 The Incredible Race VBS! This is a great event for kids 3 yrs old- 5th grade. Kickoff will be Sunday, June 23rd and we will be wrapping up VBS with a special fun night Wednesday, June 26. Each night we will gather in the Family Life Center times will begin at 6:30pm and end at 8:30. You don’t want to miss out on all the fun. Pre-Register all children at

If anyone is interested in helping make a difference in a childs life by volunteering for VBS please pre-register at or contact Michelle Owens.

Carman Legacy Tour

With over 10 million record sales, 15 gold and platinum CD’s and Videos and Carman remains till this day, Gospel Music’s only stadium act! He holds the world record for the largest solo concerts, outdoors 80,000 and 71,132 indoors. He’s collected the most names of any American citizen for prayer in public schools with over one million signatures. CARMAN has won over 1 million people to Christ!
He defied description and consistently operated outside the box of Christian music when innovating new and fresh ways to present the message. Free Admission ~ VIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Follow this link to reserve your VIP ticket for $100 and make sure to select “Carman Concert VIP” in the fund dropdown menu.

Football Sunday!!!

Join us this Sunday, February 3rd for Football Sunday! During the service, we will see a powerful video featuring professional players from around the league and on the championship teams sharing their stories of faith.  Invite someone to join you and come early for coffee, doughnuts, and more!  Don’t forget to sport your team colors too!

Blood Drive

Make a difference in the lives of others by donating blood this Monday Jan 7th First Wesleyan – Bessemer City, NC from 2:30pm – 7pm. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment online at

Tacky Sweater Sunday!

We hope you are in a fun Christmas spirit this Sunday! Wear your tacky sweater to show your Christmas spirit.  Bring out your best and you’ll have a chance to win a prize.  Don’t have a tacky sweater, buy one, make one, or just pull out an old sweater

Services and Activities Cancelled Sunday Sept 16

We pray you all stay safe during the worst of the storm tomorrow morning.  All services and activities are cancelled for Sunday Sept. 16th.

Don’t forget you can now give online.

Hurricane Florence

We are keeping a close eye on Hurricane Florence at the effect it will have on our area.  Stay tuned for any updates we may have concerning service schedule on Sunday morning.  Stay safe!

Bessemer City has issued a state of emergency.  To find out more click here

Wed, 26 Jun 2019
Choir Practice
Diggin' Deeper
Kidz Konnect
Sun, 30 Jun 2019
Traditional Worship
Modern Worship
Tue, 2 Jul 2019
Mom's Group
Wed, 3 Jul 2019
Choir Practice
Diggin' Deeper
Kidz Konnect
Thu, 4 Jul 2019
Independence Day