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Sunday School Begins this Sunday for ALL AGES!!

Sunday School begins this Sunday for ALL AGES

Adult Sunday School Classes listed below.

REVIVAL in South Chapel                                                                                                                                                                          Class led by Pastor Eric Jacobsen & Matt Pickard

THE BIBLE – GOD’S LOVE AFFAIR  in Middleton Parlor

Encouraging each Christian to read one’s own Bible from front to back every year the rest of one’s life. We will review the whole Bible as a book to become thrilled at the continuity and progression and also to expect changes in your life.
Class led by Rev. Martin Ives

 



Calling All Bell Ringers!!!

CALLING ALL BELL RINGERS!!!!                                                   

Are you interested in joining the Bell Choir here at FPC?
First Rehearsal begins

Wednesday, September 20th in Middleton Parlor.

The Lindseys are ages 9th grade-12th grade will meet first from 5:30-6:30pm The Chapels are ages 5th grade-8th grade will meet from 7:00pm-8:00pm.

Any questions contact our Bell Choir Director, Daniel Heath at danielheath7980@msn.com   253-304-7373

 



Lydia Fellowship Luncheon at The Olive Branch Tea Room

LYDIA FELLOWSHIP LUNCHEON AT OLIVE BRANCH

Tuesday, September 19th 12:00pm at Olive Branch Tea Room

Located in Freight House Square at 2501 East D Street

All women welcome. Come for lunch, fellowship and sharing.

 



Adult Discipleship and Outreach Coordinator

ADULT DISCIPLESHIP AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR

We are looking for someone to help encourage adult discipleship at First Pres by overseeing our small group ministry, running our Alpha program, exploring ways to connect with the church neighborhood, and helping with programs that contribute to the outreach goals at First Pres.  This is a part time (18 hours per week) position.  If interested please submit resume and cover letter to                       Karen Ackerson kackerson@fpctacoma.org

 



Dinner For 8 Is Coming!

DINNERS FOR 8 IS COMING!

Dinners For 8 provides an opportunity for people to gather together intentionally and regularly to gain relationship, belonging, have fun and fellowship!  Sign up in Fellowship Hall in the month of September.  

Begins in October. Any questions contact: Amy Forslund 253-318-6913  amerforslund@yaihoo.com

 



Join FPC Missionary in Guatemala for Conference on Islam

We have a great opportunity of supporting one of our missionaries, Edwin Martinez, as he leads a women’s conference on Islam.  The conference is in Huehuetenango, Guatemala from November 3-10, 2017.  Edwin would love to have some members of FPC attend. If you are interested, please download the information sheet and contact Edwin to see how you can participate. Women and couples are welcome to attend. You can also talk to Tim Kleefeld for more information.


FPC Fall Youth Kick-Off

FPC FALL YOUTH KICK-OFF

TONIGHT @ 6:00pm in Fellowship Hall

FPC youth ministry is inviting families and students grades 6-12 to join us to kick off the year with a potluck! This is a great chance to meet our leaders, learn about upcoming events and get plugged in! Please bring something to share by grade: 6th-10th Bring a main dish and 11th-12th bring a dessert!

 



#ForTacoma

As you continue to pray for the businesses and apartments and groups around our city as part of the #ForTacoma initiative, you might want to check out the great video of our #ForTacoma launch back in June put together by Kyle Peirson. The video was shown during a Worship Service several weeks ago, but in case you missed it (or want to see it again), here it is!
 

 


Donate to Hurricane Relief

 
Texas and Florida as well as many islands in the Caribbean have been devastated by recent hurricanes. You can make a difference by donating to relief efforts. Below are some options for supporting hurricane relief.
 

ECO’s Presbytery of Texas

You can donate directly to our denomination’s Presbytery of Texas so it can help member churches and communities devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
 
DONATE  to Hurricane Harvey Relief through ECO’s Presbytery of Texas.
 

World Renew

World Renew is a Christian relief organization sponsored by the Christian Reformed Church that is a partner with our ECO denomination.
 

DONATE  to Hurricane Harvey Relief through World Renew.

DONATE  to Hurricane Irma Relief through World Renew.
 

World Vision

World Vision is an international Christian relief organization with its U.S. headquarters in Federal Way, Washington.
 

DONATE  to Hurricane Harvey Relief through World Vision.

DONATE  to Hurricane Irma Relief through World Vision.
 

Samaritan’s Purse

Samaritan’s Purse is a Christian relief organization headed by Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham.
 

DONATE  to Hurricane Harvey Relief through Samaritan’s Purse.

DONATE  to Hurricane Irma Relief through Samaritan’s Purse.



The Prodigal Son Sermon Series

Focus on re-connecting with Jesus through our September sermon series by Pastor Eric exploring the meaning of the parable of the Prodigal Son in Luke. Over three Sundays in September, we will learn about the good news of how God offers us forgiveness, reconciliation, and restoration. The first Sunday (Sept. 10) focused on the character of the prodigal son. The second Sunday (Sept. 17) will focus on the character of the elder brother. And the third Sunday (Sept. 24) will focus on the character of the father. This series starts our preparation for revival this Fall. If you are yearning for a deeper relationship with God, joining us for this sermon series is a great place to start!



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