We will be opening church this coming Sunday on June 14, 2020. No Sunday school. The service starts at 10:30 am. We will enter the double doors and leave through an exit door. The front bathrooms will be opened. The back part of the church will be closed for now. We will not have children's church. We will adhere to precautions regarding the Corona Virus. We recommend social distancing. We will have sanitizer, masks, and rubber gloves. We will sanitize after every service. If you feel uncomfortable to come, we will still have the service on Facebook live as well. Pastor John and I, Theresa Allen, are looking forward to what the Lord will do through our church body. We have been praying and seeking God in this decision. With Jesus, the best is yet to come.
WELCOME TO OUR CHURCH
REACHING AIKEN ONE PERSON AT A TIME
ABOUT OUR CHURCH
Committed to spiritual enlightenment
We are a South Carolina district affiliated church. We are a vibrant congregation dedicated to serving the spiritual, educational, and cultural needs of the surrounding community. Our church is deeply rooted in holy words, and our doors are always open to community members who are looking for a quiet place to worship. Contact us, or visit us to learn more about how to become a part of our congregation.
THE MISSION OF THE CHURCH
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.
- Psalm 32:8 NIV
Embracing and extending the teachings of Our Lord
How can I tithe:
- by using the green give button at the end of the website page for electronic giving
- by sending to the church's mail: First Assembly of God PO BOX 683 Aiken, SC 29801
Revelation 1:7 New International Version (NIV)
"Look, he is coming with the clouds," and "every eye will see him, even those who pierced him"; and all peoples on earth "will mourn because of him." So shall it be! Amen.
SENIOR PASTOR JOHN ALLEN
John Allen is a Central Bible College graduate and a Credentialed Ordained Minister of the Assemblies of God. He loves his wife, children, and grandchildren. It was his heart’s desire to have a wife in the ministry that works as a team. His goal is to be obedient to the calling God’s placed in his life. He loves to go fishing, traveling, and studying God’s Word. He is a faithful man of God.
SENIOR PASTOR'S WIFE/ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Theresa Allen attends Global University to get a degree in Bible & Theology. She is a Licensed Minster in the Assemblies of God. She loves her husband, children, and grandchildren. All she wanted is for someone to share life with, someone that would love Jesus, her, her children, and God sent her John Allen. Her passion is to reach people for Jesus and build them up in the Lord Jesus. Like her husband John she wants to be obedient to the calling that God placed in her. She loves to travel with John and loves studying the Bible. Here is an article Global university wrote on her life: https://www.globaluniversity.edu/news_article.cfm?id=177
LEARN ABOUT OUR MINISTRIES
Find your place with us
Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Sing to the Lord, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day.
Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.
— Psalms 96:1 NIV
Music is a gift from God and it is designed to be used to bring Him glory.
For Linda Barfield, our music ministry leader, music has always been a big part of her life.
She’s married to her high school sweetheart, Howard, and she’s a mother and a grandmother. She incorporates a mix of music genres that appeal to everyone’s personal taste of music.
The Music Ministry is always looking for additional persons who have a heart for worship and a commitment to serve God and the church.
Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
- 1 Timothy 4:12 NIV
All youth classes and events at Aiken Assembly of God are dedicated to building God's Kingdom one child at a time. Mrs. Amber Moody's life is dedicated to living by example and encouraging children how to live up to their full potential in Christ. Mrs. Amber has more than two decades of teaching and counseling, which enable her to reach children with humor, warmth, transparency and strength. She is a wife, mother, teacher, caregiver, role model and mentor. Everything she does is centered around pouring into the lives of young people from all walks of life.
For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works,which God prepared in advance for us to do.
- Ephesians 2:10 NIV
The purpose of the Outreach Ministry at First Assembly of God is to prepare our congregation members to go and do great things in the name of Jesus so that all might see, hear and experience God’s love.
He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.
- Mark 16:15 NIV
The Evangelism Ministry answers God’s call to reach and touch the lives of those who may not know that God loves them and that He has a plan for them. In love and with action, we’re building relationships with each other and with God.
L.I.F.T. - LADIES IN FELLOWSHIP TOGETHER
For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”
-Matthew 18:20 NIV
The purpose of L.I.F.T., Ladies in Fellowship Together, is to help Christian ladies to connect within the body of Christ for fellowship, encouragement, spiritual growth and prayer.
For Monica Barfield, our Women's Ministry leader, to meet and to pray with other Christian women is important for the development of our faith and our relationship with God.
Spending time with other Sisters in Christ can lift us up and encourage us to keep our eyes on God.
2020 MISSIONS THEME
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST - COMPLETELY FREE
God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.
- 1 Corinthians 1:9 NIV
We would like to invite all of our neighbors to come and fellowship with us over coffee and delicious food.
We would like to get to know you and for you too know us.
4th Sunday of the month at 10 am
BIBLES AND COFFEE
Your word is a lamp for my feet,
a light on my path.
-Psalm 119: 105 NIV
Sunday: 9 am - 10 am
Come to Sunday school as we get into the Word of God. Coffee is provided.
THE PLACE OF PRAYER
Sunday: 8:45 am
Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.
Jeremiah 29:12 NIV
We come together to pray for our church, community and the world.
We need the Presence of God.
Peter replied, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
- Acts 2:38 NIV