UPCOMING EVENTS


COLLEGE CONNECTION

Lima First would like to send care packages and pray for our college students for the upcoming school year.  If you have a student who is attending college this upcoming school year, please share their information with us by filling out the form below.

MOPS REGISTRATION INFO

MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers.  It’s an International program by moms, for moms with children ages 0 to kindergarten. It’s a time to connect with other moms just like you. A time to take a breath and relax, and most importantly a time to grow with God.  For more information contact Julie Motter at mops@limafirst.church.  

COST: $31.95/YR | USE GROUP CODE 5E00 WHEN REGISTERING

SEPTEMBER - MAY |  1ST & 3RD THURSDAY |  9 - 11 AM

MEN'S BREAKFAST // AUGUST 19

Men, come expecting great food, a great word, and a great time of fellowship. This month we’re going to continue talking about demolishing the strongholds in our lives. Breakfast begins at 8:30 am, at 8339 RESERVOIR RD, LIMA, OH 45801. Sign-up at the Connection Center and if you have any questions contact us at men@limafirst.church.

WOMEN’S COFFEE CONNECTION // AUG 26

Join us for coffee, a light breakfast, and fellowship on Saturday, August 26th at 9 am in the Small Auditorium.  Jennifer Grace will be sharing her testimony titled “Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places.”  Sign-up at the Connection Center if you plan on attending.  If you have any questions contact our Women’s Director, Rita Motter, at women@limafist.church.

MATTHEW 25 KITCHEN // AUGUST 26

On August 26th, we will be partnering with New Life Ministries to serve at the Matthew 25 Kitchen.  If you can serve or bring a dish, sign-up at the Connection Center. We ask all volunteers to be there no later than 10:30 am, and we will be serving from 11 am - 2 pm. 202 W. Kibby Street, Lima, Ohio. For more information contact Derek Henry at derek@limafirst.church.

JOY BIBLE STUDY // AUGUST 27

Just Older Youth, those 55+, will be having their monthly Bible Study on August 27th from 6 - 7 pm.  Hear an inspirational message from Pastor Randy Boratko and be challenged in your faith.

JBQ PARENT MEETING & PRACTICE// AUGUST 27

We are getting ready to launch another Junior Bible Quiz season!  JBQ is a great opportunity for children grades 1st through 6th to study the Bible on a deeper level while developing new friendships.  An informational meeting will be held on Sunday, August 27th in the Small Auditorium at 2:00 pm followed immediately by the first practice for new and returning quizzers at 2:30 pm.  Contact Pastor Lynna at lynna@limafirst.church or419-979-3575 for more information.

LADIES LUNCH BUNCH // SEPT 6

Have fun and relax on your lunch break while eating good food with other women.  Lunch Bunch meets at noon on the first Wednesday of each month at various locations.  This month they will be meeting at Red Lobster on September 6th at noon.  RSVP by contacting Ellen Powell at 419.229.5601 or ellen@limafirst.church.

STUDENT BAPTISM SERVICE // SEPTEMBER 10

September 10th is Back to School Sunday, and Lima First is offering students in grades K - 12 the opprotunity of being baptized that Sunday.  If your student wishes to be baptized, contact Pastor Lynna (grades k - 5) at lynna@limafirst.church or Pastor Matt (grades 6 - College) at matt@limafirst.church.

BACK TO SCHOOL SUNDAY // SEPTEMBER 10

On September 10th, Lima First will recognize our educators and students (grades K - College) for the upcoming school year.  If you work for a school in any capacity or attend as a student, we ask that you fill out the form below and share your information with us so that we can pray for you this upcoming school year.  We are also asking everyone to wear your school colors on September 10th so that your school will be represented in service.  If you have questions, contact Pastor Matt at matt@limafirst.church.

REVIVE OHIO // SEPTEMBER 11 - 16

Lima First will be partnering with Revive Ohio to make an impact in Allen County.  Revive Ohio helps unite area churches and equip believers to go out and share the Gospel, make disciples while rejuvenating the Church in local communities.  We need individuals who are willing to pray, ready to serve, and able to go out and help bridge the cultural divide telling others about Jesus.  If you would like to join Revive Ohio, contact Jason Harris at jason@limafirst.church.

WOMENS FIT CONNECT // SEPTEMBER 21

A fitness program geared to meet the needs of today's woman.  Fit Connect is available for women of any skill level and athletic ability and meets on Thursdays from 6 - 7 pm September - December.  There will be an optional Wellness Class offered from 7:00 - 8:15 pm after each session for a fee of $40/yr, the first session will be free.  If you have any questions, contact us at women@limafirst.church.

TIME APART WOMEN’S CONFERENCE // SEPTEMBER 29 - 10

Time Apart is a Women’s Conference hosted by the Ohio Ministry Network.  Be with other women for a weekend full of fabulous speakers, awesome worship, fun and prizes, individualized application sessions, laughter, seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Come expecting to hear from God how He has designed you to “Live Fully!”  EARLY REGISTRATION ENDS AUGUST 31ST

COST $25 - $60 // HOTEL $110 (Optional) - Contact Rita Motter for details: women@limafirst.church.

STAYING IN LOVE - BIBLE STUDY // OCT 10 - NOV 28

In this four-session bi-weekly small group Bible study, hosted by the Marriage Connection.  Pastor Andy Stanley discusses how to stay in love once you fall in love.  You can purchase your participants guide from Amazon for $8.99 at the link below.  Sign-up at the Connection Center and buy your book before the first session.

WOMEN'S CONFERENCE // OCTOBER 21

The Women’s Connection is excited to announce The Looking Glass a one day Women’s Conference. This event includes worship, two sessions, lunch, and fellowship. We hope that you will be able to join us. More details to follow.

MEN'S CONFERENCE // OCTOBER 28

Men, save the dates of October 27 - 28 for the annual Lima First Men’s Conference.  More details to follow soon!