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FPC SUMMER 2017 VBS & CAMP DATES

Announcing….
Summer 2017 Dates!

VBSMONDAY, JUNE 26- FRIDAY, JUNE 30

BEGINNER DAY CAMP THURSDAY, JULY 6 – SATURDAY, JULY 8

JR. CAMP 1 – SUNDAY, JULY 16 – THURSDAY, JULY 20

MIDDLE SCHOOL CAMP – SUNDAY, JULY 23 – FRIDAY, JULY 28

JR. CAMP 2 – SUNDAY, JULY 30 – THURSDAY, AUGUST 3

HIGH SCHOOL CAMP – SUNDAY, AUGUST 6 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

 


FPC School Auction

FPC SCHOOL AUCTION

March 18th at the Courtyard Marriott Downtown 5:30pm-10:30pm

Please join us for the Great Gatsby Gala & Auction supporting FPC School! 

Enjoy a Silent & Live Auction, Dinner Catered by The Pacific Grill, Live Jazz provided by Gatsby Gang Jazz Band & our Keynote speaker: Brian Philips on “The Moral Imaginations of Children”

Tickets on sale now at https://fpcschool.ejoinme.org/great Gatsby

 



Family University

FAMILY UNIVERSITY

Saturday, January 21st at 6:00pm

Hey Parents!  Come enjoy an evening of yummy desserts, great conversations and engaging speakers, John & Carissa Lewis with Kingdom Story Ministries.

RSVP for FREE childcare. Contact Julie Brownlee jbrownlee@fpctacoma.org

 



Permanent Youth Ministry Director Search

PERMANENT YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR SEARCH

We have begun our search for a permanent Youth Ministry Director. Beginning fall 2017, this person will lead our youth program for 6-12 grade, planning for the educational and spiritual needs of the youth. 

If you (or someone you know) are interested in applying, please send a cover letter & resume to the church office, Attention: Youth Pastor Search Committee or email kackerson@fpctacoma.org.

Applications due: Feb 15, 2017.

 



Join us for ALPHA

ALPHA                                                                                                                                                                                                         Beginning Thursday, January 19th Dinner at 6:30pm                                    
Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment.
No pressure. No follow up. No charge.
Typically Alpha has around ten sessions and includes food, a short talk and time at the end where you can share your thoughts. 

 



FPC Town Hall Meeting Tonight at 7:00pm

TOWN HALL MEETING

TONIGHT!!! January 11th at 7:00pm in Fellowship Hall

We will gather together in Fellowship Hall to talk about the next step with Camp McCullough. At our last meeting, we discussed sharing the management of Camp with a few other partner churches. The next step in this process involves a ‘Letter of Intent’ that would guide a potential lease agreement with the partner churches. We wanted give our congregation a chance to see a draft of this letter and give feedback or ask questions.  A few weeks after the Town Hall Meeting, we would like to call a Congregational Meeting to approve the final Letter of Intent.  

 



Draft Camp Letter of Intent for Town Hall

camp

Members of FPC are encouraged to attend the Town Hall on January 11 @ 7:00 pm to provide input and ask questions about the draft Letter of Intent for creating a new structure to manage the facilities at our Camp McCullough. After getting input at the Town Hall, Session will review the input and create a final draft of the Letter of Intent for approval by a vote of the congregation at a congregational meeting to be scheduled for later in January or February. Download the draft Letter of Intent to review it before the Town Hall.


Volunteer at FPC

INTROVERTS AND EXTROVERTS NEEDED!

We need more volunteers to join our greeters. Would you be more comfortable with a “behind the scenes” job?  We need volunteers to fill the pew racks. Interested in selling books in our new bookstore? Let Carol know.

Contact Carol Heath and be ready to start in the new year.

cheath@fpctacoma.org or 253-831-3651.

 



FPC Women’s Retreat

FPC WOMEN’S RETREAT “Holding Space for God’s Calling”

February 3rd & 4th at Camp McCullough    Speaker: Suzi Entwistle

Early bird $70, after Jan 15, $80.  Register on Sundays in Fellowship Hall or contact Amy Forslund: amerforslund@yahoo.com 

 



Family University

FAMILY UNIVERSITY

Saturday, January 21st at 6:00pm

Hey Parents!  Come enjoy an evening of yummy desserts, great conversations and engaging speakers, John & Carissa Lewis with Kingdom Story Ministries.

RSVP for FREE childcare. Contact Julie Brownlee jbrownlee@fpctacoma.org

 




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