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THIS SUNDAY, March 29:
At 11 a.m. Sunday Service, Elder Nate Dudley, will preach a sermon titled "Faith in Our Age Of Excess." Nate is the founding principal of the Urban Assembly NY Harbor School, a six-year-old small maritime public high school in Bushwick, which focuses on experiential education on the water. Nate joined First Presbyterian Church about 14 years ago and has served as an elder on the session and as a member of the Social Action Committee. Nate lives in
The nursery will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The 10 o' Clock Hour continues with a discussion of "Reflection on the Lord's Prayer: A Lenten Study" with David Mullé, leader.
Couplehood as Spiritual Path: Thurman Room, 5 to 6:30 p.m., facilitated by Barbara and Jim Cummings. The group is at capacity, but if you are interested in starting or joining another group in the future, please contact Rev. Beth at email@example.com.
"Memory Catcher" for Rev. Cari: There is a gold journal in the Narthex, placed there for us to write notes or tuck in photographs for Rev. Cari as we prepare for her departure. Cari's last day in the pulpit is May 3. It's hard to let her go, but showing Cari how much she has meant to us, and how she's helped shape our lives and faith will make it feel a little better.
Welcome New Members: Thirteen people joined FPC on March 22. They are: David Jones, Jenny Vallon, Lukus Hasenstab, Chris Bray, Mary Beth Bray, Meagan Manas, Jim Palmer, Frank Kools, Arie Van Duijn, Sarah Wyss, Paul Austin, Edwin Dialle and Rebecca Dialle.
Green Team—Peace Gardeners to meet: First Green Team planning meeting is scheduled for Saturday March 28 at 11:30 a.m. We'll meet at the entrance to the Church house. For more details contact Uda Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cuba Mission Trip— Please join
More food for the Food Pantry: We are glad to announce that FPC has been accepted to become an official member of Food Bank for
Easter Lilies: If you wish to provide a lily in honor of or in memory of your loved ones, please fill out the Easter Lilies form from the worship bulletin or call the church office at 718-624-3770. Names of honorees and donors will be published in the Easter Sunday April 12 bulletin.
The Women's Retreat scheduled for April 17-18 has been cancelled.
On the calendar:
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Tuesday, March 31:
New Parent's Group, 3:30 p.m.,
Session Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Manse Parlor
Wednesday, April 1:
Men's Breakfast at 7.30 a.m., at the Park Plaza Diner on
Vesper Service and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m.,
Thursday, April 2:
New Parent's Group, 3:30 p.m.,
Thursday Night Choir Rehearsal, Sanctuary, 7 p.m. New members welcome!
Saturdays at at 1 p.m. in the
Sun, Apr 5, at 11am,
Palm Sunday Service – "To Step, As We Have To, Forward"
Rev. Beth Waltemath, preaching
Thu, Apr 9 at 7pm
Maundy Thursday Seder, led by Rev. Beth Waltemath
Fri, Apr 10, 7pm
Good Friday Service (Stations of the Cross Meditation)
Sun, Apr 12, 6.30am
Sun, Apr 12, 11am
Easter Worship Service – "A New Mountaintop Experience"
Dr. Jackson, preaching
Who/where to connect:
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