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Michael's Missives for March 26, 2020

First Pres Community – How ya doin’?  Hopefully by now most of you have received a phone call from someone from church to check in on you.  If you haven’t, let me know and I will get you on someone’s list.  It is important for…

Michael's Missives for March 18, 2020

First Pres Community – Jesus worshipped in his robe, now you can too!  🙂 Session has cancelled onsite Worship for March 22 and March 29…as well as all church activities through April 3…including tonight. Staff continues their…

Michael's Missives for March 11, 2020

First Pres Community – First, as we continue to watch the reports surrounding the Corona Virus (COVIS-19), now declared a pandemic, we are having conversations about our church life and ministry. The most important thing we can do is simple…

Michael's Missives for March 4, 2020

First Pres Community – March forth on March Fourth!   I love word twists like that.  And I love that Spring may be here!  I know it’s early yet, but here’s hoping!!! THIS SUNDAY – Daylight Savings Time begins.  Set your clocks…

Michael's Missives for February 19, 2020

Well the flu just took away last week (so no Missive).  Influenza type A is nasty stuff…so bad that you might want to do a virus scan on your computer after reading this. 🙂  Thank you to Barb Sherer for stepping in to preach and everyone…

Michael's Missives for January 29, 2020

First Pres Community – 3 items… 1 – Super Bowl Sunday.  Yes, we WILL be having church.  The game is not on until 5:30 or so (thank you NFL), so you have plenty of time to come worship God first…which you should be doing anyway. …

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…