Thursday, November 13, 2008

FPC Weekly E-Newsletter


On Nov. 16 at 11 a.m., Interim Pastor Rev. Cari Jackson will preach a sermon titled "Reexamining What It Means to Be Christian"


The nursery will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with Patty and Cristina.  Children's Church will take place in the gym after the Passing of the Peace in the Worship Service.


The 10 o'Clock Hour will resume with a discussion of "Pausing on the Road to Bethlehem: A Spiritual Journey Through Advent."  (A full list of topics can be found on the church bulletin board and the website calendar.) Led by David Mull√©.


Circle of Wisdom will meet at 1 p.m. to explore questions including how to reach the power of your spiritual wisdoms to guide you in school, work, and relationships. Especially for adults aged 18-25, but people of all ages are welcome.


Other news:


White Rose Ministry (Cuba Mission) will meet on Monday, Nov.17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Thurman Room.  We will discuss the direction of our Cuba outreach for 2009.  Please join us & bring eats & drinks to your liking.  If you have questions, contact Emily Thomas or Jim Palmer at


Men's Breakfast: In November the Men's Breakfast group will be engaging in a Bible study, "Galatians: The Freedom of a Christian Man." Please join us from 7:30-8:30 a.m.  Every Wednesday morning at the Park Plaza Diner, 220 Cadman Plaza.  For more info contact Jim Palmer at


Sharing Thanksgiving blessings:   The pantry is especially in need of tuna fish and peanut butter, both foods containing protein. Show your thanks to God again this Thanksgiving by donating food to our food pantry. 


On the calendar:

 For more details, click on this link to go to church calendar. (Click again on the event on the calendar to read a description.)


Tuesday, Nov. 18:

New Parent's Group, 3:30 p.m., Elliott Room

Life and Loss Group, 6:30 p.m., Sanctuary


Wednesday, Nov. 19:

Men's Breakfast at 7.30 a.m., at the Park Plaza Diner on Cadman Plaza

Midweek Boost at 7 p.m., Manse Parlor


Who/where to connect:

To give online: Contribute to the church through a secure online account. To find it on the church website,, go to the Site Credits/ Link 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.

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