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:

 

THIS SUNDAY, March 8:

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 peggyswisher@gmail.com 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 bethfpc@aol.com 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 maria@jamarts.com.

 

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

 

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, 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 jwpalmer@aol.com

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, 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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