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An Active Church, where opportunities to serve are extended through the various departments of the church, so that every Christian may experience the love and joy of ministering in some way unto the needs of others.

An Educational Church, where we emphasize all phases of Christian Education.  Our Sunday School offers competent teachers and classes for every age and the best available materials to provide you with a systematic study of God's Word so faith in Jesus Christ can grow.

A Friendly Family Church, where we offer a warm friendliness that cares for one another as a family. Everyone is welcome as part of God's family in the household of faith. You are loved.  

A Full Gospel Church, where we proclaim the whole Gospel of Jesus Christ in His love.  The Word of God is presented in a relevant way, so faith in our Lord Jesus Christ can meet every need of our heart, mind, body and soul in this life. 
A Gifted Church, where the spiritual gifts of the Holy Spirit are in operation to edify the church so everyone may experience God's presence, power and provision.  
A Growing Church, where we are evangelistic both in doctrine and in practice, and where you will meet men, women, youth and children who have experienced God's love and share God’s love through Jesus Christ. 
A Missionary Church, where we believe that knowing Jesus Christ is an urgent necessity. Therefore, we must tell the whole world that Jesus loves them. Our global missionary effort allows individuals to share in the fulfillment of the Great Commission by supporting missionaries and missions projects in many countries of the world. 
A Musical Church, where gospel music is presented by the praise team and soloists. Our musical program provides a place of service for every musically inclined person. Bring an instrument or a song and worship with us.  
A Praying Church, where the needs of the people in the church, community, state, nation and world are brought before God’s Throne of Grace, so every need may be met in our Lord Jesus Christ. 
A Serving Church, where we support orphanages, children’s homes, teen centers, relief organizations and missions to help those in need.  
A Worshipping Church, where you may worship God in Spirit and in Truth, and where The Lord Jesus Christ is loved, exalted and praised by the Church, His Bride. 
A Youthful Church, where the spiritual and social needs of the young people are met through an active youth group.  The "Not Of This World" church of tomorrow is trained for Christian service and growth in Christian character. Christ's love is evident in each and every life of the youth group.

The Seadrift Intercessors

When World War II began, 52 men from the town of Seadrift, Texas on the coast of San Antonio Bay, joined the service to defend the United States and the world from the Axis powers. The men were sent to every theatre of war, Europe, North Africa, the Phillipines, Alaska, and the South Pacific. Most of the men were assigned to combat divisions of the service. Every branch of the military was represented. Back home in Seadrift, then Pastor Robert Caddell, along with the mothers, wives, and those too old and too young to enlist in the military, started a prayer meeting at the First Assembly of God Church on Tuesdays at 10:00am. The weekly prayer meetings quickly turned into daily prayer meetings. Each of the men were remembered when the Pastor had the families bring pictures of the men to the church. The pictures were placed in a large frame and hung on the wall in the church. The collage of prayer, helped everyone remember the names of those serving. The men, women and children stood on the 91st Psalm. Reading the Scriptures at each meeting reminded everyone that God was ultimately in control of the situations and circumstances of each person involved in the war effort. Mothers and Fathers prayed for their sons, wives for their husbands, brothers and sisters for their siblings, thus the name, "Seadrift Intercessors".  Everyone hoped and prayed for the men to be safe, healthy and to come home. Many rumors and stories were heard about the conditions of war, but that information only strengthened the resolve of the people of the church to pray. When Germany surrendered and Japan was defeated, all 52 men came home alive. Not a single man was even injured. Many testimonies came from those returning home. Some were involved in D-Day, the deliverance of the Philippines, and island hopping across the Pacific Ocean. God had heard every prayer and miraculously protected each one. Few of the men remain today. Most have gone to their eternal reward. But, their memory lives on in the story of the 52 men from the church in Seadrift, Texas, who bravely and courageously answered the call to serve during one of America's most dangerous times. The church continues to pray today. Pastor Tim Smith leads the congregation in every service, as time is allowed for special prayer. The church interceeds and God still hears and answers prayer. The picture collage is still in First Assembly of God in Seadrift, Texas, reminding the church that God is the final authority.  In every military conflict, the church has prayed and in every war, all the men came home. Korea, Vietnam, The Gulf War, and The Liberation of Iraq, and Afganistan, men from the church served with courage, the church prayed, God responded, and they all came home.