Michael’s Missives for October 2, 2019

First Pres Community –

TONIGHT, LOGOS AND YOUTH GROUP BEGIN THEIR NEW YEAR!!!  For Logos, children 1st thru 6th grade, the evening will include dinner at 5:30pm followed by Bible Study, Worship Skills, Games, and Recreation!   Youth Group, for those 7th thru 12th grade, they will go from 6:30-7:30pm with Games, Bible Study, and Support.  Both are great ways to grow in faith and to make friends!  Bring friends.  All are welcome.

Also tonight, Bells at 6:30pm and Choir at 7:30pm.

This Saturday – Women’s Breakfast Group at 8:30am.  All ladies are welcome.  At 6pm, the Eating Out Group will dine at Granite City in Olathe.  Contact Lucy Daily if interested.  Again, all are welcome.

THIS SUNDAY IS WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY…an occasion when Christians around the world share in the sacrament that remembers Christ and celebrates our oneness in Christ.  The sermon at both the 9am and 11am services will be “The Good Treasure“.  Our Annual Stewardship Campaign kicks off this Sunday with a presentation at both services.  At 10am is our Faith and Fellowship Hour.  Nursery care is provided all morning.

A PASTOR’S WELCOME CLASS will be offered this Sunday, 10-10:40am in the Pastor’s Study for anyone wanting to learn more about our church or who is interested in joining our church.

In addition to the classes for children and youth during the 10am hour which are downstairs, there are 5 adult classes.

1-The Value of Doubt by Bill Tammeus led by Nancy Tapp in the Center Room (downstairs).

2-Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison led by Ann Ditty and Barbara Muckey (Women’s Discussion Group) in the Lounge (upstairs).

3-Man to Man by Charles Swindoll (Men’s Group) in Room 118 (downstairs).

4-Rescuing the Bible from Fundamentalism by John Shelby Spong led by Stan Howell in the Library/Resource Room (downstairs).

5-Unshakeable Hope: building Our Lives on the Promises of God by Max Lucado led by Courtney Williams (contemporaries) at the end of the CE wing (downstairs).

See you Sunday…if not before.  Have a blessed day.

In the faith, hope, and love of Jesus –

Your pastor and friend  Michael