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LIFE LINE SCREENING - November 11

LIFE LINE SCREENING will return to FPCLS on Monday, November 11 to offer their affordable, non-invasive andpainless health screening. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening for $149. The screenings…

Kick-off of our Dinners for Eight

Last night, Monday, the 14th, we had the kick-off of our dinners for eight at Dave and Sandy Eberhard’s home. In attendance were Eberhards, of course, Scotty and Sally Campbell, George and Rosemary Stefenelli, Leslie and Bev Bone and Donna…

Michael's Missives for October 9, 2019

First Pres Community – 3 big events that I want to highlight…and a bunch of other info. RISE AGAINST HUNGER is Saturday, October 19, at 11am.  You may still sign-up, show-up, and give. Rise Against Hunger, formerly Stop Hunger Now,…

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…

Michael's Missives for September 25, 2019

First Pres Community –   Happy Fall.  (Biblically, that can sound like an oxymoron).  Everything is kicking into gear here at church…including a new ministry that I am excited to tell you about.   Beginning Sunday,…

Michael's Missives for September 11, 2019

First Pres Community – First, 9/11.  Be certain to remember what occurred 18 years ago today…the lives that were lost, the attacks which were made, the heroes who responded, and how our world was changed that day.  Observe a moment…

Michael's Missives for September 4, 2019

September 4, 2019   First Pres Community –   Hurricane Dorian continues to capture our attention and prayers for all affected by this slow moving, storm.  Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is actively working to bring…

Michael's Missives for August 28, 2019

First Pres Community – Enjoy these last days of August!!!  And have a wonderful Labor Day weekend.  Be sure to mark your calendars as September begins on Sunday. TONIGHT, Bells resume at 6:30pm and Choir at 7:30pm.  New participants…

Michael's Missives for August 22, 2019

First Pres Community – Well done Youth!!!  Youth Sunday was awesome.  We all loved “Indian tacos”, the pictures, the music, and hearing them share about their faith and how they grew in their faith in Christ through Travelling Day…

Michael's Missives for May 29, 2019

First Pres Community – “The wind blows wherever it pleases” (John 3:8).  If Jesus was a tv weatherperson, it would be so refreshing, simple and honest.  ”Who knows” is so much easier to listen to than hours of hyped up forecasters…

Michael's Missives for June 5, 2019

First Pres Community – 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM * 10AM What time is Worship THIS Sunday?  10am! PENTECOST SUNDAY is a day the First Pres community gathers as ONE church.  In Acts 2, we are told how God’s…

Michael's Missives for June 12, 2019

First Pres Community – Pentecost.  What a wonderful Pentecost celebration!!!  The Spirit was moving.  The sea of red made us look like Chiefs Nation.  I can’t wait to see the picture.  The dinner was so popular that people ate on…

Michael's Missives for May 14, 2019

First Pres Community – Walk like a duck.  On ice, on mud, in construction zones…small, conscious, cautions steps work best.  Don’t be in a hurry.  As church family, our concern is everyone’s safety. Enter with care.  The front…

Michael Missives for May 8, 2019

First Pres Community – Moats, mothers, music, and mobility. Moats. The church has a moat.  Construction has been curtailed at the moment, because there is a moat outside the front door on either side of the walway.  Apparently, it…

Michael's Missive for May 3, 2019

First Pres Community – 1 - Arlene O’Rourke, member, entered the Church Triumphant this morning.  A Memorial Service will be held at Longview Funeral Home Chapel on Tuesday May 7 at 11am.  Please remember Arlene’s family in your prayers…