Welcome!

Whether you are new to the area or new to church altogether, we are thrilled you're here and we would love to get to know you. We've taken the time to answer some of the common questions we receive so you can get an idea of what to expect when you visit us.

 

We appreciate you taking the time to get to know us a little better! If you can't find an answer to your questions here, or want to talk to one of our staff, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.

COVID-19 UPDATE

We are meeting together for worship on Sunday Mornings at 10:30AM. 

Please click the link below for important information about the steps we are taking to maintain a safe and healthy environment.

We will continue to stream all services live on Sunday mornings! Click below to join us live.

Frequently Asked Questions

*Please note: Our schedule and activities have been modified due to COVID-19. The information below reflects our in-person meetings during normal operation.

What time does the service start on Sunday morning?


Our service begins at 10:30AM and lasts approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.




Where should I park?


All of our parking is in front of the building, so you should have no trouble finding a spot. We have handicap parking and ramps on both sides of the main entrance, as well as designated visitor spots directly in front of the building.




What is the music like?


Our time of singing consists of a blend of traditional hymns, classic praise songs, and contemporary music.




What happens the rest of the week?


Tuesday 7:00PM - Youth Night All youth 7th Grade and up are invited to a time of fellowship, prayer, and sharing in the Word. We also plan special trips and events throughout the year as we learn how to love Jesus and love each other more each day. Wednesday 7:00PM - Kids Night Kids meet every Wednesday from 7:00pm to 8:15pm for (COVID-safe!) play, worship, and teachings from the Bible. Friends and guests are welcomed! Bring a Bible if you have one or we can give you one when you come. See you there! Click here for more information about our Next Gen Ministries! Small Groups - Throughout the Week Click here for a list of current Small Groups!




What's available for my kids?


Children of all ages are more than welcome to stay with you during the entire service, but we do have activities for them as well. Children’s Church takes place during the sermon time on Sunday morning. Right after our time of music, the kids are led down the hall to our Next Gen classrooms for crafts, games, and a lesson from the Bible.




Are those solar panels on your roof?


Yes! As of June 2020 First Alliance is now part of the Solar System! (Sorry, couldn't help it...) If you're interested in seeing the environmental impact, click here!




What does it mean to be a Christian?


Christain means "someone who loves Jesus." It was a word invented in the city of Antioch when followers of Jesus were inviting people to become disciples of Jesus like them. Originally intended as an insult, Christian means someone who follows Jesus, loves Jesus, and wants to be like Jesus. Before being called Christians, followers of Jesus were called The Way. Becoming a Christian begins when we acknowledge who Jesus is: the Savior who has created a way for us to be forgiven for all of our evils and wrongs (which we call sins), and the Lord who is sovereign over the universe. The Christian life matures as we learn how we are a part of God's story in the Bible, how to become like Jesus from the Bible and the Church, and practice the disciples of prayer, worship, charity, and fellowship. Along the way, we invite others to join us in being disciples of Jesus and teach them what we have learned. This is The Way.




What is "The Alliance" anyway? Is that a cult?


Not a cult - we promise! We are a global family of people who love Jesus and want to invite others to love him as well. Born of a Christian holiness society and a missionary movement (both founded by a man named A.B. Simpson), The Alliance has been faithfully sending missionaries, starting churches, and making disciples for over 100 years. You can see all that we believe and do on this website. We are completely transparent and would love to talk with you about how you can be a part of God's work in the world.





First Alliance Church Winston-Salem

1601 Pope Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27127

(336) 788-6600

facwsoffice@gmail.com

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