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Watch FPC Tacoma Christmas Eve Service 2018

Nearly 900 people filled the Sanctuary for the 2018 Christmas Eve service at First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma. Thanks to Chip Van Gilder you can now watch the service online!
 



Christmas Eve Service Tonight at 7:00 pm!

One last reminder! You are invited to join us for our Christmas Eve candlelight service at First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma at 7:00 pm TONIGHT. Our chancel choir will be performing several pieces and we will also have music from handbells, a wind ensemble, our pipe organ, piano, and the praise band.



Christmas Eve Service Tonight–Join Us for Carols and Candles

You are invited to join us TONIGHT for our annual Christmas Eve candle-lighting service at First Presbyterian Church of Tacoma. Experience the true meaning of Christmas through Bible readings and carols accompanied by choir, handbells, praise band, soloists, instrumentalists, and a pipe organ with more than 3,000 pipes. Plus experience our cathedral-like sanctuary lit up by hundreds of candles. A Tacoma-area tradition! The service starts at 7:00 pm. But come early…. the Sanctuary fills up fast!



Last Chance for Christmas Books and DVDs before Christmas!

Stop by the FPC Library this Sunday (December 23) for your last chance to check out books and DVDs before Christmas! We have lots of fun and inspirational books and DVDs that are great for reading or watching with family.
 
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. Also, you can read here about some of our newly acquired books and DVDs.
 
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.


Watch 2018 Celebration of Carols Concert

More than 500 people participated in FPC’s Celebration of Carols concert this year on Dec. 8. If you missed the concert (or if you’d like to experience it again), you can now watch it on YouTube thanks to FPC’s Chip Van Gilder!
 



More New Books and DVDs!

Stop by the FPC Library this Sunday (December 16) to see the new books and DVDs that we have recently obtained. We have five new DVDs (plus the two new DVDs from last week) and six new books!
 
The new DVDs are Soul Surfer, Unconditional, The Mighty Macs, Courageous, and IndescribableWe also have two new Christmas fiction books: All Is Calm, All is Bright and Bygone Christmas Brides. We have a new nonfiction Christmas book: The Case for Christmas by Lee Strobel. We also obtained three new youth books: The Comic Book Bible, The Roman, the Twelve, & the King, and The Wind, the Road, & the Way.
 
Also, don’t forget to check out our wide selection of other Christmas materials, which can be found 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.


Celebration of Carols Concert THIS Saturday, Dec. 8

It’s almost here! Our festive annual Celebration of Carols concert… where everyone who comes gets to participate along with the soloists, choir, and orchestra. Join us Saturday afternoon from 4:15-5:30 pm for this wonderful FREE holiday event featuring your favorite carols and followed by a reception with hot cider, hot chocolate, and Christmas cookies.



New DVDs in the Library!

This Sunday (December 9), stop by the FPC Library and take a look at our two new DVDs. We recently purchased I Can Only Imagine, the recent movie about the story behind MercyMe’s song, and The Case for Christ, based on the real-life story of Lee Strobel.
 
Also, check out our 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.


2019 Women’s Bible Study

The Faithful: Heroes of the Old Testament

Begins January 8 Tuesday 7:00-8: 30 pm
and January 9 Wednesday 9-11 am
 

Bible study meets in our South building in the Chapel.

Borrowing from best-selling studies by Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer, Lisa Harper, Kelly Minter, and Jennifer Rothschild, this 5-session study explores crucial moments in the lives of five Old Testament figures; Esther, Gideon, Malachi, Nehemiah, and Hosea. Through their stories, discover how God uses the lives of ordinary people for His glory and the good of His people. Strengthen your faith as you walk alongside these larger-than-life figures who all chose to obey God no matter the circumstances.

 
Books $20

No childcare

More info:

Carol Heath cheath@fpctacoma.org 
Church office 253-272-3286  


Christmas Books, DVDs, and CDs in the Library!

This Sunday (December 2) is the first Sunday of Advent! Stop by the FPC Library to see our Christmas books, DVDs, and CDs. Make sure you also take a look at the library Christmas decorations!
 
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.



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