• Welcome
  • Worship times
  • Directions
  • What to Expect
  • For Kids
  • Welcome to First Church

    We are glad you are here!  First Church is a place of dynamic community.  A place where people grow closer to God and grow closer to each other.  We welcome new members into our community every week.  Please join us on Sunday mornings at 8 am, 9:30 am, and 11 am.  There are many easy ways for you to plug into our community. If you have further questions please contact us via email or phone 954-752-0333 

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    Every week we offer five unique Sunday services in our sanctuary.  Come join us this Sunday at...

    8 am Traditional Service with communion and hymn singing

    9:30 am Contemporary Service with a Praise Band

    11 am Traditional Service with a choir and hymn singing


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    Visit us at 8650 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, Florida 33065

    We are located on the south side of Sample road just west of Riverside Drive and just east of University Drive.  For Directions click here

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    What to Expect

    When you come to First Church expect to be welcomed into a dynamic Christian community.  Expect to interact with people who love God and each other.  Expect people who aren't afraid to acknowledge they don't have it all figured out and are asking relevant questions as they seek to live more fulfilled lives.  We offer a variety of worship services, small groups, serving opportunities, and events all aimed at meeting the specific needs of people in our church and local community. For more information please contact our office via email or phone 954-752-0333 


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    for kids

    The Children’s and Youth Ministry Teams at First Church are dedicated to loving and encouraging children on their journey as they discover God’s truths in relevant, age-appropriate ways. Our goal is that children and youth will learn how the Scriptures apply to their lives, laying the foundation for embracing God’s story and understanding how their story fits into His.  For more information on Children's Ministry contact Lisa Gonzales.  For more information on Youth Ministry contact Chris Linderman.


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First Church History

The Church we are today has been shaped by over forty years of service. The people of First Church have established a tradition of passionately serving God and we welcome anyone who seeks to join with us. Our mission is to “make disciples who make disciples”; a mission we have diligently worked toward since our beginning in January of 1969. It started when ten people gathered to form Crocker Memorial Methodist Church, the first organized church in the seven year old city of Coral Springs. They held their first service Easter Sunday of the same year with 20 members. Over time, First Church and the city of Coral Springs grew tremendously. By 1979, the membership was over 600 and by 1990 the membership was a little under 1,000. That growth was reflected in completion of the sanctuary in 1991, as well as the founding of Bethlehem Revisited. The Church continued to grow into the 2000s, manifested by the construction of the Faith Building in 2007 to house our thriving Youth and Children’s ministries.