COMMUNITY USE OF OUR CAMPUS
Our facilities offer a spacious and beautiful venue for group meetings and family gatherings.
First Christian Church may be available for your group’s event or training.
Please contact our Church Administrator to request the sliding scale rates and applications. Email at: email@example.com or call 713-526-2561.
FCC is in a great central location in the city, and we find great joy in our relationship with the community. As part of that relationship, we have hosted:
S.A.R.A.H. Ministries: (Vanessa Hendrickson, Pastor) www.sarahministries.org
FCC has hosted Bible study for this woman's ministry.
American Chinese Fellowship: (Joshua Tau, Pastor) www.acfh.org
American Chinese Fellowship has held Bible Study in English and Mandarin at First Christian.
Coastal Plains Area Ministry: FCC serves as a central meeting location for the Area Ministry of the Disciples of Christ, licensed ministry training, Area Assembly, Disciples Women's Ministry Retreats and Youth Events.
We often host visiting church youth groups, scout troops and college students doing mission work in and around the Houston area (we have showers!)
Lone Star Lyric Theatre: Our Worship Minister, Jeremy Wood has been affiliated with this group for a number of years and they use our space for auditions and rehearsals.
International Music Academy: Our Organist, Dr. Matthew Loudermilk uses our sanctuary for his music academy recitals.
Houston Early Music: HEM has used FCC as one of their season's performance venues.
Kidventure: Each summer FCC hosts the extremely popular Kidventure program for children 3 years old through 9th grade. We are delighted to partner with Kidventure. We love the vitality they bring to our site and appreciate their top-notch staff. For more information or to register your child, visit Kidventure.
Boy Scouts of America: The Houston scouts have used FCC as their starting location for their annual Ten Commandment Hike, when they walk to ten houses of worship in downtown Houston and review each of the Ten Commandments.
Cherokee Civic Association
Boulevard Oaks Civic Association
University Place Super-neighborhood
Southhampton Civic Association
Kaplan Test Prep: Kaplan uses our classrooms to prepare students for graduate entrance exams like the MCAT and LSAT.
Old School Tutoring: Old School provides a safe place for middle school aged students to be after school and get special tutoring and homework help. Please phone Old School or visit their website to enroll your child.
HEALTH & RECREATION
Rice/ University of Houston Youth Basketball: This group uses our Gym for six-month periods, one evening a week. Visit www.tinyurl.com/ricebasketball
We also host two private basketball leagues.
Bayou City Road Runners: This local running club uses our Rice-side parking lot and bathrooms Wednesday evenings while they have their weekly run.
Houston Fit: This group uses our place as a pit stop in their Houston Marathon training during their early Saturday training runs.
American Cancer Society Relay for Life: The Houston Metro Relay has used our building for Team Captain meetings and our fellowship hall for bank night.
Life Line Screening: FCC has been a location for these life-saving health screening fairs.
Gulf Coast Regional Blood Services: From time-to-time we have a blood drive, usually during holiday times when blood product supplies get very low.