First Free Church
Mark: Part 7 (Week 2)
Adam Bowers | Mark 14:27-52
Locations & Times
  • First Free Church
    1375 Carman Rd, Ballwin, MO 63021, USA
    Sunday 9:00 AM, Sunday 10:45 AM

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Men's Fall Bible Studies

Men, join us Wednesdays 6:45 – 8:15 pm or Fridays 6 – 7:30 am in the Chapel starting September 12 & 14 for a study of the book of James by Francis Chan.

Care Team Counseling

Life often includes challenges that are too big to face alone. Our lay Care Team Counselors are trained to walk alongside and assist people who are in need of hope, care, and direction. Counselors are available by appointment every Thursday evening starting October 4 - email
Mission Community Lunch - TODAY
The next Mission Community Lunch is TODAY October 21, directly after second service (12:00 pm) in the Activity Center.

We have a great line-up! Bill and Carol Jones, Dan Hartke, and the Ironton Family Mission Team will share what God is doing around the world and closer to home in Wisconsin and Missouri. Reservations not needed - just show up! We'd love to have you!
Caring for Aging Parents
Caring for Aging Parents is a monthly support group for adults who are in the midst of caring for their parents in any capacity. We want to help you find hope and resources to minister to them one day at a time, depending on God’s guidance every step of the way.

We meet on the third Sunday of each month for a lunch meeting in Room 372 - our next meeting is October 21. Please RSVP by emailing
Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child brings the Good News of Jesus Christ to children through the simple gift of a shoebox. You can impact His Kingdom by packing a shoebox filled with toys, hygiene item, and school supplies. These shoeboxes will be distributed to children all across the world, and the children will get to hear the Gospel of Jesus Christ in their native language. No time to shop? You may donate $25 per box and a team at our church will pack a box on your behalf. You can also donate in honor of a loved one – just come see us in the lobby October 21-November 11 and ask how! Shoeboxes must be returned to church the week of November 11.

Elder Prayer Gathering

In James 5, James says, “Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord.” To that end, the Elders are meeting Thursday, October 25 at 7 pm, and they would love the opportunity to pray with you. James mentions those who are “sick”, and the Elders definitely want to pray for those who are facing sickness and desire prayer. But if there are other needs beyond sickness for which people seek prayer, the Elders would love to offer up prayers on their behalf. Come to Room 110 at 7 pm for prayer.

Fall Clean Up Day

Join us from 8 am to 1 pm on Saturday, November 3, for a time of service and fellowship as we get our campus ready for winter. Lunch and snacks are provided. Meet at the North patio at 8 am. Please register below so we know you’re coming!
Women's Worship and Prayer
Our monthly women's worship and prayer gathering meets on the 1st Saturday of each month. We meet in Room 341 from 8:30 - 10:00 am, and we provide the coffee! Join us for time spent with the Lord and your sisters in Christ.

Membership Class

What does it mean to be part of First Free Church? Our 5-week membership course (10:45 am on Sundays, November 4 - December 2) covers the basics of spiritual growth, the history and doctrine of our church, and the benefits and expectations that accompany membership. Register at
Let There Be Praise
Join us in the Auditorium on November 11 at 6 pm for this Veteran's Day program of music to honor our Lord and remember our veterans. Come and bring a friend!

Coffee with the Pastor

Join us on November 13 in Room 110 for this small gathering and enjoy coffee and conversation with First Free’s senior pastor, Adam Bowers. We have limited registration to 8 people per event to allow for more personal interactions. Spouses, please register separately.

Ramsey Smart Money Livestream

Ramsey Smart Money is a three‑hour event where Dave Ramsey and Chris Hogan teach the 7 Baby Steps that have helped 5 million people get out of debt, build wealth, and retire with dignity. First Free is hosting this FREE livestream on November 15 from 6:40 – 9:40 PM. Register at
RightNow Media
Ready to grow in your faith? First Free has launched RightNow Media - it’s like the "Netflix of Video Bible Studies" and has a HUGE library of faith-based videos aimed at helping you grow. You can access the videos wherever you want (on your phone, computer, at home on your TV) and with whoever you want (alone, with your spouse, with your small group). Log in and look around!

Didn’t get the email? Check your spam or visit
SOS - Servants On Site
God uniquely gifts every person for service, and SOS is a way to serve by using your maintenance skills on minor jobs such as painting, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc. To get involved, contact Tom Siener at 636.779.2160 or

First Free Podcasts

Our sermons and Preparing for Worship emails are now available as podcasts!


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