First Christian Church

103 West Broadway Street - Brook, Indiana 47922

**Until forced to do otherwise, the offices of First Christian Church will remain open in order to serve those in need during the current crisis.  "Coffee and Conversation" begins at about 8:00 a.m. each day and the office will be open Monday-Friday from @10:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m. 

-- Sunday morning worship will be streamed on Facebook Live.  To make this possible, a few will meet to do a 'normal' worship service with ample precautions taking place.  

-- Since our schools are closed, our after-school youth program will be suspended until more is known.  There will be no "Adult Bible Study and Prayer" until further notice.

To help us keep our sanity (and since we never have more than 10), there will be "Coffee and Conversation" Monday - Friday at 8:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.

Chauncey and Jessie

We want you to know that we joined First Christian Church with a desire to serve not only the members of the church, but also the community.  Jessie and I have been married over twenty years.  During that time we have come to realize that ministry is something we do together.  We are here to serve you, but we can only do that if you are willing to let us know what is needed and how we can work together.   

For your information:

Chauncey began his ministerial studies at Lincoln Christian College.  He received the B.A. degree in Christian Education in 1975.  He continued his education at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Louisville, KY), being awarded the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) in 1978, Chauncey stayed an additional year to pursue graduate studies in the areas of Christian Ethics and New Testament Theology.

Several years later, while teaching for the Jefferson County Public Schools (1997-2004), Chauncey attended Indiana University S.E. (New Albany, IN).  It was there the M.S. in Education was completed (May 2005).

Returning to Lincoln Christian University in 2007, Chauncey was a part of the first cohort in their newly accredited doctoral program.  He was granted the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) in Church and Parachurch Leadership (May 2011). His doctoral project is titled “Leading Through Adaptive Change: Moving Conceptually from a ‘Membership’ to a ‘Mission’ Paradigm.”  A second area of doctoral work was completed by means of a post-doctoral residency in Spiritual Formation (2012-2013).

Chauncey has served as a youth minister, an associate minister, and as the lead minister in congregations located in Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois.  He is a member of Spiritual Directors International (S.D.I.) and the Evangelical Spiritual Directors Association (E.S.D.A.).  Chauncey has taught at The College of the Scriptures (Louisville) and, most recently, with the Institute of Biblical Studies of Monterrey (Monterrey, Mexico).  

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Bible Studies

Join us Tuesdays at 3pm for a time of devotional and prayer.

We also have a time of Bible study and prayer on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm.  We are currently in the book of Romans.

Kids Programming

JAM (K-5) and Blast! (Jr High) has started once again and will continue through March 2019. Call the church office at 219-275-2111 for more details

Listen Online

Sermons are up online! Click here to listen or download sermon audio.

If you would like an audio CD of a sermon, please contact the church office.

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