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Michael's Missives for January 22, 2020

First Pres Community – The Chiefs are in the Super Bowl !!!   Some of you have 50 years or a lifetime to heart those words.  Congratulations.  May they get’er done. For me, there were some anxious moments in the last 2 games. …

Michael's Missive - January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020 First Pres Community – Hard to believe.  Like the year 2000, it always seemed so far in the future…now it’s here.  What will it hold?  God only knows…but it is certainly a call to be a people of prayer. My…

Michael's Missives for December 18, 2019

First Pres Community –  Merry Christmas!  Happy New Year! This will be my last Missive for 2019.  One week from today is Christmas.  Two weeks from today is New Year’s Day.  The Church Office will be closed Christmas Eve through…

Michael's Missives for December 11, 2019

First Pres Community – Christmas may be 2 weeks away, but it kicks in around here TONIGHT (Wednesday). TONIGHT, Logos gathers at 5:30pm then goes to John Calvin Manor to mingle and to spread Christmas cheer.  At 6pm, a dinner prepared…

Michael's Missives for December 4, 2019

First Pres Community – Welcome to Advent. During this time of preparing for the Birth of Christ, many people undertake Advent readings or Advent activities to help them prepare.  You may have already begun something, if so, great; if…

Michael's Missives for November 26, 2019

First Pres Community – Welcome baby Caleb!! First of all, thank you to all who shared in our combined service and Annual Meeting.  The service WAS like a Thanksgiving feast.  The Baptism of Amara Wray and being remined of our own Baptism;…

Michael's Missives for November 20, 2019

First Pres Community – THIS SUNDAY 10am All Church Blended Worship 9am    Fellowship Time (begins) 11:11  Annual Meeting 12:12  Hanging of the Greens Yes, it IS a big deal.  With 2 different services, it is easy for…

Michael's Missives for November 13, 2019

First Pres Community – Novembrrr.  Hopefully by the time you read this it will be a little warmer. First, thank you to all who participated in the Holiday Festival held at our church last Saturday! TONIGHT is Logos Veterans Tribute…

Michael's Missives for November 6, 2019

First Pres Community – THIS SATURDAY is our ANNUAL HOLIDAY FESTIVAL.  9am to Noon.  25 vendors with lots of great Christmas ideas.  Childcare is provided.  There are door prizes.  Breakfast is available at 9am suggested donation of…

Michael's Missives for October 23, 2019

First Pres Community – Kudos, kneecaps, catastrophes, and coming events… First, kudos to all who supported our Rise Against Hunger endeavor.  There was a nice article about our church in yesterday’s LS Journal/KC Star.  It is also…

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…