Welcome

Our Vision: To see communities turned upside down through the next step of obedience.

We are so glad you stopped by!  In today’s world “church” is many things.  Our aim is to be the Church as Christ intended: imperfect people loving imperfect people.  We want to welcome those who enter our doors, for the first time or for the 100th time, to feel accepted and loved.  We want to reach out and make a difference in our community.  We want to do life together as a family – working through any difficulties that may arise, being an example of what love really is.  And we want you to be a part of that!

Take some time to look around.  Please make sure to contact us for any questions – we will be happy to answer.

Want to know how we are actively turning our community upside down?  Check out our outreach page for more information.

Our current sermon series:

 

church, body of christ, holy spirit, pentecost, jesus, bride of christ, empower, be the church

Join us as we discover what it truly means to be the Church.

I’m New

Welcome

We are so glad you decided to find out more about Dayton First Church of God.  We hope you will take the time to look around.  Be sure to contact us if you have any questions.

What to Expect

At Dayton First Church of God, we have a “Come as You Are” attitude.  No expectations and no requirements for stepping through the front door.  Each week we have greeters at both entrances.  If you have any questions or need any help, let them know and they will be happy to assist you.  Find out more about what we believe here.

Common Questions

  What should I wear?  Whatever you are comfortable in.  Casual or dressy – there is usually a mix!

  What will the music be like?  This is also usually a mix.  We favor contemporary music but also throw in traditional hymns to celebrate our history and where we came from.

  Is there anything for my kids? Yes!  We start our worship service with everyone together so that kids can learn and grow as we worship together.  After singing, prayer, and our offering time, the pastor will read a Bible story to the kids.  Then they are dismissed for class time during the message.

  How long is the service? Our  service lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Giving

We believe in cheerful giving (2 Cor. 9:7).  How is God calling you to generosity?

By giving to this church you are helping to make a difference in the local community.  Not only are you helping to keep the lights on here, but you are also empowering individuals to “go and make disciples,” caring for the “least of these,” and turning our community upside down!

Thank you for joining us in spreading the Gospel.  We are eternally grateful.

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Sermons & More

The Cost & The Cross (Fair Vesper Service)

Outside of Christ and the cross there is no hope of escaping hell, the punishment for sin. In the cross we see redemption, reconciliation, and the forgiveness of sin!

The Good news, the Gospel that we are to share, is that the debt of sin has been paid for in full, on the bloody cross of Christ, the sinless for the sinful, and that it is available to any and all who choose to believe!

An Example to All 8-11

Every congregation of God’s Church that was written to was dealing with internal and/or external problems, just like the different congregations today. Government interference, offense, financial problems, a lack of Love, and the list goes on. Yet, they were called to be the Church and fulfill their mission. Just as we are today.

How Many Apples in a Seed 7-28

You can choose to place your agenda, what you want to do, over your spiritual growth and sow to the flesh, or you can sow to the Spirit and grow in spiritual blessings and bear fruit. The seed planted in us is watered and cultivated as we come together and encourage and help one another to grow in our understanding of God’s Word. That is, when we sow to the Spirit. When we apply what we learn together that is when we develop Spiritual discernment.

Events

Mandatory Reporter Training

Join us for a FREE Mandatory Reporter Training that meets state requirements.  It will be held from 9-11 here at the church on October 5th.  ALL are welcome, you don’t have to attend our church or any church to come.  If you need this training, you are welcome to attend.  Please call 814-257-8380 to let us know you are coming.

Find & Contact

   Phone
814-257-8380   Address
1059 State Route 839
Dayton,PA 16222

   Service Time
10:30am

   Office Hours
Closed Monday
Tue – Fri 8am – 4pm

   Email
dfcog@windstream.net

   Facebook
@daytonfirstchurchofgod