Friday, March 6, 2009

AT FPC: New member classes begin this week; Lenten Bible study is off to a rolli

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



At 11 a.m., Dr. Cari Jackson, interim senior pastor, will preach a sermon title: "Faith Against the Odds."


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 Mull√©, leader.


March FPC Membership Class begins March 8 and continues on March 15, and 22 at 10 a.m. (Please note only members can participate in the upcoming vote for the new pastor.) Contact Peggy Swisher Slowik at to confirm attendance. 


Couplehood as Spiritual Path (6 Weeks), an educational interfaith discussion series will be offered starting March 8h from 5-6:30 p.m. in Thurman Room.  Co-operative childcare provided in gym.  For more information, Contact to RSVP.  $40 materials fee. 


Other News:


Weekly Vesper Service and Bible Study., Enter the season of Lent with an expectation experiencing the Christ within you in new ways. Services begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by Bible study at 7 p.m., in the Elliott Room. The illuminating, thought-provoking study, led by Rev. Cari Jackson, is based on the story of Joseph. (Rev. Cari had to shut the lights out to make everyone leave last week.)


Weekly Yoga Classes on Saturdays at at 1 p.m. in the Elliott Room begin March 7. Drop-ins to individual classes are welcome. Open to the community. Suggested donation of $12 per class. For details, contact yoga instructor Maria Cutrona at


Another Delicious Cuba Fundraising Dinner— benefiting the White Rose Ministry: Sunday, March 15, immediately after service, Elliott Room. For details, contact Emily Thomas at


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.


Tuesday, March 10:

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


Wednesday, March 11:

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

Vesper Service and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m., Elliott Room


Thursday, March 12:

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

Thursday Night Choir Rehearsal, Sanctuary, 7 p.m. New members welcome!


Saturday, March 14:

Yoga Classes, 1:00 p.m., Elliott Room


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

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