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Stay up to date with the happenings of First Presbyterian Church by visiting our blog. Here you'll find information such as announcements and other good information about the life of the church.

October 2020 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

09/30/2020

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Read our October Newsletter HERE!


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Worship in the time of Covid-19

by: Hilary Downs

09/08/2020

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YES--we are meeting for in-person worship once again, at both 9:00 and 11:00 a.m., but things are a bit different than they have been in the past. Here's what you can expect:

Masks must be worn the entire time you're in the building. Forget your mask? No worries, we've got some.Our greeters will get your name and contact info as you enter for the purpose of contact tracing if a positive case were to get traced to worship.Please u...
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August 2020 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

08/02/2020

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Read our August newsletter HERE!


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Returning to Church Survey

by: Hilary Downs

06/30/2020

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In case you missed it through your email, you can find the "Returning to Church" Survey HERE!




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July Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

06/29/2020

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Read our July Newsletter HERE!




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FPC and Covid-19 Update

by: Hilary Downs

06/17/2020

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With the arrival of the coronavirus this Spring, our lives and our life together as a church have changed dramatically. Our group meetings have been cancelled, our building is locked, and worship is now something you participate in online. We so very much miss our church family gathered as we used to gather.

As Chaffee County begins to open, you may be wondering, "When do we get to go back to church?"

The quick answer is: 1) We don't know yet, and 2) It's co...


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Tom's sermon from May 31

by: Hilary Downs

05/31/2020

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Friends,

Technology doesn't always do what we want it to do. Since we were unable to get a complete video recording of the sermon today, the manuscript is provided here for your reading and pondering. TODAY'S SERMON IS HERE!


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June 2020 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

05/27/2020

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Hello friends. Our June Newsletter is HERE!


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Pentecost Coloring Page

by: Hilary Downs

05/13/2020

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Pentecost, the day we celebrate the birth of the church and the Holy Spirit's arrival in a new way, is coming up on May 31! We'd love to have people of all ages--kids and adults--print off this coloring page HERE, color it however they like and return it to us at church by May 29 so we can decorate our sanctuary with this good news! Enjoy!


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May 2020 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

04/30/2020

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Find our May 2020 Newsletter HERE!


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Alleluia Poster!

by: Hilary Downs

04/10/2020

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Illustrated Ministry--an awesome curriculum company--has provided churches with an "Alleluia" poster for Easter for people to color. It comes in four 8.5 x 11" pieces for you to color, tape together, and display. We'd love to see them hanging in windows all around Salida come Easter morning! You can access it with instructions HERE.


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Holy Week Liturgy

by: Hilary Downs

04/01/2020

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Dear Presbyterian Family, How are you doing? You are being held in prayer! It is hard to believe that April has begun and Holy Week is about to begin. Hilary and I want to invite you to join us for nightly reflection, prayer and communion. Monday through Friday, April 6 through 10, at 7:00 p.m. we invite you to join us at Facebook Live for a journey through the story of Jesus' Passion as we hear it in Matthew's Gospel. We enc...


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April 2020 Newsletter

by: Hilary Downs

03/25/2020

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Our April 2020 Newsletter is HERE! Enjoy.


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Our COVID-19 Response

by: Hilary Downs

03/17/2020

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Friends,

An update on how we plan to worship together, care for each other, and continue to minister to the growing needs in our community.

First--We have decided it's best to find alternative ways to worship together for the time being, rather than gather in the sanctuary on Sunday mornings. We will gather via Facebook Live on Sundays at 10:00 a.m. and a video of the worship time will be available here at the website by Noon on Sundays.

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