We are committed to equipping men to become “disciples of Jesus”, and then to
make disciples, who make disciples. We want to be men of integrity, grounded in God’s Word, devoted to prayer, accountable to one another, committed to our families, and raising up the next generation of leaders.

Opportunities to join us:

  • Tuesday Morning Men’s Bible Study
  • Men’s Retreat
  • Men’s Breakfast
  • Guys’ Night Out

For more information on men’s ministries, activities and upcoming events at FFC, email

Get Involved:

Location: Camp Gideon

Cost: $80 (Early Bird, by Sept. 17.) OR $90 (After Sept 17)
Use promo code EARLYBIRD at checkout for $10 off!

Registration Deadline: October 4

Cost includes: Dinner on Friday, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast on Sunday; and lodging (4-6 guys/room)

For Men 18+

Register NOW!


Weekend Description: Join men of all ages for a weekend of fun, encouragement and inspiration as we explore God’s call for men to live wholeheartedly for Him. This year’s theme is Disciplines of Godly Men where we will look at how these disciplines affects our families, our work and our communities. There will also be opportunities to participate in some tournaments or just relax and enjoy some good food with the guys.

Speaker: Dr. David Williams
Having served as a youth pastor, family pastor, lead pastor, campus pastor, and regional superintendent, Dave brings over 40 years of field experience and more than 20 years of classroom experience to his current role as a professor of practical ministry at his alma mater, Malone University. Dave and his wife, Carol, met at Malone and were married at First Friends in August of 1983 and have been partners together in full-time Christian service throughout their 40 years of marriage. By God’s grace, they have been blessed with six children and twelve grandchildren.

Are you looking to connect with other men in similar walks of life as you? Our Equip Groups have multiple groups that meet at different times, different days of the week, and different locations.

Click HERE to see all current Equip Groups


Leader: Shawn Yost
Day: Tuesday mornings
Time: 7:00am
Location: Church Cafe

Leader: Doug Kibby
Day: Monday Nights
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Prayer room

Description: This new men’s group will confront sexual brokenness on a personal level with accountability, mentoring, biblical study, prayer, and most important, community. For more information or questions, call/text Doug Kibby at 330-705-3137.


Shawn Yost

Pastor of Men's Ministry and Marriage & Family

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