Thursday, February 12, 2009

FPC Weekly E-Newsletter

A weekly e-newsletter of First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn:

 

THIS SUNDAY, Feb. 15:

At 11 a.m. Rev. Beth Waltemath, Associate Pastor, will preach a sermon titled "When Perfect Love Feels Imperfect"

 

The nursery will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

 

The 10 o'Clock Hour continues with a discussion of "When Was the Bible Written?" David Mulle, leader.

 

At FPC: Fireside Chats, Police Appreciation, Yoga and more:

 

Fireside in February, led by Dr. Westina Matthews. In Deep Silence." Learn from the Carthusian Order how to live a calmer, less cluttered, and more God-centered life through documentary excerpts, journaling, discussion, and contemplative silence.  Spend two evenings nourishing your soul and learning to find peace in daily life.  On two consecutive Tuesdays, Feb.17 & 24, at 7 p.m., Manse Parlor, 128 Henry Street. For details, contact: David Mull√©: mulle@sewkis.com or Dr. Westina Matthews: westina@earthlink.net

 

15th Annual Police Appreciation Day, Sunday, Feb. 22 .Join us for a special worship service and luncheon to as we express thanks to police officers and pray for them and their families. Following the worship service, meet officers and their families during a special luncheon in their honor. To help by bringing potluck salads and desserts, contact Bernice Adorno at  berniceadorno@aol.com.

 

Be My Partner on a Spiritual Path: A workshop for partnered couples, Sundays, 5-6 p.m., for six weeks starting March 8 in the Thurman Room.  Developed by Drs. Harville Hendrix and Helen LaKelly Hunt—theologians, psychologists, authors and founders of Imago therapy method (www.couplehoodasspiritualpath.com). Facilitated by Barbara and Jim Cummings. For details contact Rev. Beth at bethfpc@aol.com.

 

Coming soon: Yoga. An open community class with a suggested donation of $12 per class. A perfect fit for those new to yoga, those with some experience and those who have a regular practice but would like to take the time to explore a slower-paced class. Take advantage of a relaxed environment to focus on the fundamentals and develop a strong foundation for an educated practice. We will cover basic breathing techniques, basic yoga postures and basic mediation techniques. The class will bring together two traditions that were once one; the Indian practice of body and breath and the Tibetan practice of intention and focus. Essentially yoga is a path towards ultimate lasting happiness. Drop-ins to individual classes are welcome.

 

Help Wanted: First Church needs a door monitor to greet and provide directions to people entering the church for various programs on Mondays and Thursdays, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Pay is $10 an hour. Please inquire in the church office.

 

 

On the calendar:

For more details about calendar events, click on this link. Click again on the event on the calendar to read a description. 

http://www.fpcbrooklyn.org/phpEventCalendar/index.php?month=9&year=2008

 

Tuesday, Feb. 17:

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

Tuesday Tea at 4 p.m., Rose Room

Fireside in February, 7 p.m., Manse Parlor

 

Wednesday, Feb. 18:

Men's Breakfast at 7.30 a.m., at the Park Plaza Diner on Cadman Plaza. Contact Jim Palmer at jwpalmer@aol.com

Midweek Boost at 7 p.m., Manse Parlor, 128 Henry St.

 

Thursday, Feb. 19:

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

Thursday Night Choir Rehearsal, Sanctuary, 7:00 p.m. "New members welcome"

 

Sunday Feb. 22:

Annual Police Appreciation Service and Luncheon

  

Who/where to connect:

To give online: Contribute to the church through a secure online account. To find it on the church website, http://www.fpcbrooklyn.org, go to the Site Credits/ Link tab and select First Church Donation Account Setup. Or go to 

https://www.egsnetwork.com/pages/donor_create.php?GUID=EBCE79B3-73D8-4D85-957E-A95BD878B25D

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