CHURCH MILESTONE MOMENTS
A meeting of the leaders of the Jennings, Ferguson and Fourth Christian Churches in St. Louis was held to begin preliminary plans for a Christian church in the growing community of Florissant.
Mid-week prayer and planning meetings were held at the home of Bill and Lassie Uhlemeyer until a property, purchased by St. Louis Christian College, became available.
May 18, 1958
The first services, held by former Ferguson Christian Church minister Hubert Burris, were held in an old white farmhouse on the SLCC campus. 28 persons were present and, at the close of the service, twelve of them placed membership with the new congregation.
The church moved to 890 Lindsay Lane and changed its name to First Christian Church of Florissant.
Charles Wingfield was called to ministry and soon thereafter the church had begun to outgrow the facilities on Lindsay Lane.
May 21, 1980
A purchase was made of 14 acre property at 2890 Patterson Road with a plan toward relocation.
Construction began on what would be Phase I of the building program.
Steve Wingfield joins staff as Associate Minister.
Construction began on Phase II, a two-story educational wing.
Phase III began, consisting of expanded office space, a preschool wing and second floor classrooms.
Construction began of a new worship center.
Dedication of our new worship center
After a 3 year transition, Steve Wingfield became senior pastor.
60th birthday celebration includes recognition that 1000 people have been baptized into Jesus Christ in the past 10 years.