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Journey to the Manger

by: Hilary Downs

12/12/2019

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December is full of so. Many. Things. Buy the gifts. Wrap the gifts. Go to the party. Attend the concert. Bake the cookies. Sing the carols. Decorate! Sometimes this season can feel less festive than we think it should and we can get caught in all the pressure to have a “perfect” Christmas.

Join us on Saturday, December 21 for a break from it all to remember what this advent season is all about—a journey to the manger. A journey that brings us to the birth of God-With-Us, Jesus Christ.

From 4:00-7:00 p.m. the stained glass room of our church (aka… read more

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December is full of so. Many. Things. Buy the gifts. Wrap the gifts. Go to the party. Attend the concert. Bake the cookies. Sing the carols. Decorate! Sometimes this season can feel less festive than we think it should and we can get caught in all the pressure to have a “perfect” Christmas.

Join us on Saturday, December 21 for a break from it all to remember what this advent season is all about—a journey to the manger. A journey that brings us to the birth of God-With-Us, Jesus Christ.

From 4:00-7:00 p.m. the stained glass room of our church (aka the “old sanctuary”) will be open for you to come and rest, come and pray. We’ll have a number of interactive stations set up for you to walk through, read scripture, pray, take a breath and prepare your heart for the coming of Jesus. All ages are welcome.

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Family Camp Out and Mission Day

by: Hilary Downs

08/20/2019

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Come one, come all for 24 hours of fun and service with your church family!

Friday, August 30st we'll head to Hooper Pool to camp, swim, and enjoy each other's company.

Saturday, August 31st we'll spend the morning gleaning the fields of the San Luis Valley to benefit the food bank in Alamosa that is connected with La Puente Home.

Who can come? Everyone is invited! Young, old, or somewhere in the middle--this is for you. Parents--bring your kids of all ages. We'll be pulling carrots or digging potatoes--we don't know yet. As long as your little ones (or bigger ones) don't mind… read more

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Come one, come all for 24 hours of fun and service with your church family!

Friday, August 30st we'll head to Hooper Pool to camp, swim, and enjoy each other's company.

Saturday, August 31st we'll spend the morning gleaning the fields of the San Luis Valley to benefit the food bank in Alamosa that is connected with La Puente Home.

Who can come? Everyone is invited! Young, old, or somewhere in the middle--this is for you. Parents--bring your kids of all ages. We'll be pulling carrots or digging potatoes--we don't know yet. As long as your little ones (or bigger ones) don't mind getting a little dirty, they'll be fine. Don't have kids or kids at home anymore? You are welcome, too! Bring your spouse, bring a friend, bring yourself. We'd love to have you join us.

Please RSVP for camping by August 18. If you're not going to camp and just want to come to glean on Saturday, please RSVP by August 26.

For more information and to get signed up to join us, please contact the church office at 719-539-6422

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August 2019 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

08/01/2019

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Read all the news in our August newsletter HERE.

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Read all the news in our August newsletter HERE.

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What does it mean to welcome the stranger?

by: Hilary Downs

07/24/2019

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All are invited to an evening of learning, story sharing, and conversation in relation to our world's refugee/asylum/immigration crisis. We will gather in the church fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30 and begin by talking about the history of immigration in our country and the definitions of immigration, refugee, and asylum seekers. We will briefly dive into the Biblical call for hospitality for the stranger, then hear stories from several people who have been through the immigration process or are connected to people working on their status. Finally, we will discuss ways we might get involved in… read more

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All are invited to an evening of learning, story sharing, and conversation in relation to our world's refugee/asylum/immigration crisis. We will gather in the church fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30 and begin by talking about the history of immigration in our country and the definitions of immigration, refugee, and asylum seekers. We will briefly dive into the Biblical call for hospitality for the stranger, then hear stories from several people who have been through the immigration process or are connected to people working on their status. Finally, we will discuss ways we might get involved in caring for people stuck at the border, people in detention centers, and refugees around the world. This may be an opportunity to reach out and invited friends and neighbors to join in the conversation. All are welcome.

Childcare provided.

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July 2019 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

07/01/2019

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Read our July 2019 Newsletter HERE!

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Read our July 2019 Newsletter HERE!

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June 2019 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

05/30/2019

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Read our June 2019 Newsletter HERE

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Read our June 2019 Newsletter HERE

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May 2019 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

05/01/2019

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Read our May 2019 newsletter HERE.

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Read our May 2019 newsletter HERE.

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Holy Week at FPC

by: Hilary Downs

04/09/2019

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Please join us for services on this special week as we remember Christ's journey to the cross:

Maundy Thursday, April 18 worship at 6:30 p.m. at the Methodist Church (4th & D st.). We'll gather this evening with our Methodist friends to remember Christ's last supper with his disciples by hearing his command in scripture to love one another, and by celebrating communion together.

Good Friday Journey to the Cross: Friday, April 19 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. our church will be open for an interactive prayer walk that will take you through the events of those last days and… read more

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Please join us for services on this special week as we remember Christ's journey to the cross:

Maundy Thursday, April 18 worship at 6:30 p.m. at the Methodist Church (4th & D st.). We'll gather this evening with our Methodist friends to remember Christ's last supper with his disciples by hearing his command in scripture to love one another, and by celebrating communion together.

Good Friday Journey to the Cross: Friday, April 19 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. our church will be open for an interactive prayer walk that will take you through the events of those last days and hours of Jesus' life. These are not the traditional stations but somewhat revised. Come at any time from 3:00-6:00 and walk through the stations at your own pace. Enter the church at the upper doors to the old sanctuary off Poncha Blvd.

Good Friday worship: Friday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian. Gather in worship as we hear the scriptures of the crucifixion and reflect on the death of Jesus.

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April 2019 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

04/01/2019

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Read our April Newsletter HERE.

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Read our April Newsletter HERE.

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March 2019 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

03/05/2019

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Read our March 2019 Newsletter HERE.

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Read our March 2019 Newsletter HERE.

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