How will you #seetoit?

Our mission at First West is to see to it that no one misses the grace of God. That means every person is actively working to share the message of hope and salvation to the world around them. At First West, we believe that’s being aware of the Gospel need in Northeast Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana, and the world. Will you join us?

Northeast Louisiana

First West Thrift Store

The First West Thrift Store is the engine that allows for local ministry efforts to take place. The store sells gently used items and invests the proceeds back into multiple local ministries. To date, the store has invested over $1 million back to local ministries. 

Broaden horizons

Broaden Horizons is our afterschool program for kids at local elementary and middle schools. Broaden Horizons’ goal is to love, educate, and transform. The ministry also runs a summer camp program for students. 

Teach one lead one

Teach One Lead One impacts the lives of at-risk kids by team-teachinging. A curriculum is used in the classroom setting to build character and integrity and share skills for business and life success. The video above explains the impact of the ministry in a neighboring community. 


We work with local correctional facilities to share the love of Jesus. Each year, people in our church work to give Christmas cheer by writing over 10,000 Christmas cards. We also work with specific prisons to visit and share the Gospel with prisoners. 


The Sew Happy Ladies work to use their giftedness in sewing to offer hope. The ladies work to make different items that are given out internationally. Even if you can not sew, there’s a place and job for you. 

Interested in making a difference?

There is a place for you. Let us know that you are interested in making a difference in Northeast Louisiana. Click the button below to connect with us.

New Orleans

Partnering with churches to see to it in New Orleans
Refuge Church

Led by Pastor Justin Haynes, Refuge meets in the Bywater neighborhood in New Orleans. The church aims to grow Christ-followers through relationship development and discipleship. 

Faith Baptist

Led by Byron Cutrer, Faith sits on one of the busiest streets in New Orleans. The church is working to grow disciples in an affluent area of the city. 

Interested in making a difference?

There is a place for you. Let us know that you are interested in making a difference in New Orleans. Click the button below to connect with us.

The World

Set out on a life-changing adventure

Going on a mission trip will change your life. We have trips planned in eight strategic locations. You’ll share the Gospel in places that have little evangelical footprint. It’ll be challenging, but so worth it.

Adults at the Calhoun Campus

At our Calhoun campus, we want to connect adults with opportunities to worship, build community, and serve. It’s our threads and it’s who we are. LIFE Groups are a great way to build community. These groups serve as the bridge to a deeper commitment to the life of the church. We have many groups for you to plug into. Groups meet at our campus location on Sunday and in homes during the week.

We also have ways you can serve. There’s a place for you! First West is here to help plug you in to helping us see to it that no one misses the grace of God.


Jason McGuffie
Campus Pastor


Worship 10:30 a.m.

LIFE Groups
9:00 a.m.