Friday, August 15, 2008

FPC Weekly E-Newsletter


On Aug. 17, at 10 a.m., Mario Adorno will be preaching a sermon titled "Getting Through the Tuff Stuff," Adorno is the father of four grown children and a long-time volunteer for organizations benefiting youth including Little League and the New York Mission Society. The owner of a trucking company, Adorno has been a member of FPC  for ten years.


First Church also will celebrate the baptism of: Audrey Anne Noguera, daughter of Taylor Margis-Noguera and Tina Snowden.


Other news:


First Church 2nd Annual Baseball Outing

You are invited to join an all-ages group to watch the Brooklyn Cyclones play Saturday, Aug. 23, at KeySpan Park at Coney Island. The group will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the church. For ticket and other information, contact


Women's Ministry Retreat

Save the date of Saturday October 25, 2008 for our women's retreat.  The theme this year is: "Learning to Live with our Power: Painful or Joy-filled" facilitated by Joy Carol.  If you would like to participate in the planning of this event contact Gladys McNish through the church office at 718-624-3770 or email at


On the calendar:


Summer Music Series

Hymn Sing: Aug. 21, 7 p.m. at the church


Friday Night Garden Party

Aug 22, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Peace Garden


Poetry Reading

Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Peace Garden


Men's Breakfast

Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m. at the Park Plaza Diner on Cadman Plaza. 

The group is continuing its series, "Living a Christ-like Life."

For more information contact Jim Cummings at (917) 416-3018 or


New Parents' Group

The New Parent's Group will resume September 9th at church.  The parents are meeting informally in afternoon at Cadman Plaza Park. For more information, contact Rev. Beth at



Who/where to connect:


To give online: A feature on our website allows you to contribute to the church through a secure online account. To find it on the church website,, go to the "Site Credits/ Links" tab and select "First Church Donation Account Setup."

Or go to


To become an FPC member:

Contact Peggy Swisher Slowik at, or see Reeves Carter for information about classes for new members.


To share news:

Send church news and announcements to Church Administrator Annie Solages in the church office at (718) 624-3770 or by email at

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