First Presbyterian Church Blog

Reminder: Memorial Service for John West on Saturday

Everyone is invited to the Memorial Service to celebrate the life of John West Sr. this Saturday (Jan. 18) at 2:00 pm. A reception with food and refreshments will follow. A World War II veteran, John had a wonderful life serving the community, the church, and his family. John, Sonja, Katherine, and Garrett West invite you to join them in marking the homecoming of a beloved dad and grandfather.



Sanctity of Life Sunday at the Library

This Sunday (January 19), we celebrate Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. The FPC Library will be displaying books and other resources about abortion, euthanasia, and other similar topics.
 
One DVD of interest is Unplannedthe recently released DVD about a former Planned Parenthood clinic director. We also have the original book Unplanned. Another book of interest is Won By Love by “Jane Roe” of Roe v. Wade. You can take a look at all of our pro-life resources in our online catalog here.
 
The FPC Library is located in Fellowship Hall and open before and after the service. If you have any questions, send us an email here.


Early Warning: FPC Summer Camp 2020 Information

Information is now available about FPC’s 2020 summer camps for youth and kids at Camp McCullough. Download a flyer with the dates and information.



FPC Women’s Retreat 2020: Register Now!

Register now for the FPC Women’s Retreat at Camp McCullough on Feb. 21-22. The theme is “Go and See: An Invitation to Believe You Have a Divine Purpose.” The featured speaker is Jaci Loween. Cost is $70 by February 9, or $80 after February 9. There is also a $10 discount for first-timers.  Again, you can register now.



Memorial Service for John West

Join us this Saturday, January 18th for a Memorial Service for FPC member John West (Sr.) at 2:00 pm in the Sanctuary. A reception will follow in Fellowship Hall. John was 100 years old when he graduated to heaven last November.



Save the Date for VBS 2020

Save the date: FPC’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) this year will be on June 22-26. Registration will open in April, and more information will come in the spring.



Interesting and Inspirational Biographies

This Sunday (January 12), the FPC Library will be displaying assorted books from our vast collection of biographies. We have many exciting and inspirational stories about both well-known and less well-known Christian figures.

All of our biographies have been catalogued and can be searched for in our online catalog here. We have biographies for adults, youth, and children. Stop by and take a look on Sunday!

The FPC Library is located in Fellowship Hall and open before and after the morning service on Sundays. You can contact us by email here.



Watch Vision 2020 Summary from Pastor Eric

FPC Tacoma is embarking on an exciting new 10-year vision for its mission in and around Tacoma. Watch this short summary presentation of what Vision 2020 is all about from Pastor Eric Jacobsen.
 

Vision 2020 Summary

 


Last Week for Christmas Books

This Sunday (December 22), is your last chance for Christmas books at the FPC Library! Make sure to take a look at our Christmas books, DVDs, and CDs. You can also check out Sonja West’s new Christmas story, Thomas’s Christmas.
 
The FPC Library has a wide selection of Christmas materials. We have books for all ages about the true meaning of Christmas. We have fiction books and DVDs for adults, youth, and children set during Christmas. We also have books about ways to celebrate Christmas with family. We also have Christmas music CDs. You can look at our whole collection of Christmas materials in our online catalog here.
 
The FPC Library is located in Fellowship Hall and open before and after the service on Sunday mornings. You can contact us through email here.


New Year’s Eve 2019 Family Game Morning

Stay in those PJs, and get ready to celebrate at the best family New Year’s Eve Party in Tacoma, hosted by FPC Kids’ Ministry! Come ready to play dozens of board games for all ages, over-sized games, romp & bounce in the toddler room, navigate the 30-foot long-obstacle bounce house, chow down on snacks, and countdown to the New Year at noon!  It’s free of charge, and you’re encouraged to bring a friend!  New friends (*kids) will be entered into a drawing for an awesome prize!  RSVPs are encouraged and spread the word!
 
December 31, 10am to noon
Fellowship Hall
First Presbyterian Church, 20 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma




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