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Applications Wanted: Full-Time Interim Youth Director Search

FPC is currently accepting applications for a full-time Interim Youth Ministry Director. This person will begin in Fall 2016 and help continue to run our youth programs as we conduct a larger search during the 2016-2017 school year for our permanent Youth Director. If you (or someone you know) is interested in applying, please send a cover letter & resume to the church office (Attention: Pastor Becci Curtis-Lillie) or email bcurtis@fpctacoma.org. Applications are due on March 15, 2016.


Help Needed: Easter Baskets

Join us in serving those in need this Easter through our food basket program. Donations of packaged food items and money to purchase perishable items are needed. Food items include: canned vegetables and fruit, applesauce, black olives, Stove Top stuffing, boxed potatoes, boxed pasta mixes, and Rice-a-Roni. Donations can be made through March 13th, and they should be dropped off in Fellowship Hall.


PotLuck/Town Hall Meeting

This Sunday directly after worship we will have a Church Potluck and Town Hall Meeting in Fellowship Hall to hear about all the great things happening at Camp McCullough. Come and enjoy fellowship with your church family as we dream together about how we can be faithful stewards of Camp McCullough.



Sunday School Class with Pastor Eric Starts Feb. 21: The New Normal

Starting Feb. 21, explore what the Bible really has to say about sexuality, marriage, and gender identity. What does the Bible actually say about sexuality, marriage, and gender identity? Each session will include a time of teaching by Pastor Eric as well as an opportunity for participants to ask anonymous questions.



Potluck/Town Hall Meeting on Camp McCullough, Feb. 28

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We want your input! On Sunday, Feb 28, immediately after church we will be having a church potluck and town hall meeting in Fellowship Hall to talk about what’s happening at Camp McCullough. Come and enjoy fellowship with your church family as we dream together about how we can be faithful stewards of Camp McCullough. The Session (our governing board) wants to share its ideas about strengthening Camp for the future, and it wants to seek your input! Food can be dropped of in the kitchen any time on Sunday morning or it can be brought to Fellowship Hall around noon on Sunday. What to bring: If your last name begins with A–J, you can bring a HOT DISH. If your last name begins with K-Q, you can bring SALAD. If your last name begins with R-Z , you can bring DESSERT.


Tonight—Ash Wednesday Service/Second Wednesday Potluck

Join us tonight Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 6:00-7:00 pm for our monthly Wednesday night potluck! Spend an evening sharing stories and fellowship with others in our church. Then attend our Ash Wednesday Service at 7:00 pm. If you are coming to the potluck, please bring either soup, salad, entree or dessert to share as well as beverages for your own family. We will supply tables, plates, and cutlery. Because of allergies within our church, please don’t bring anything with nuts and label anything that contains gluten. For more information, contact Richard Shepard.

 

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Ash Wednesday and Second Wednesday Potluck THIS WEEK

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Mark the beginning of the season of Lent as we prepare our hearts for Easter by attending our Ash Wednesday service this week on Wednesday night at 7:00 pm. Also, think about coming early for our Second Wednesday Potluck from 6:00-7:00 pm.  If you are coming to the potluck, please bring either soup, salad, entree or dessert to share as well as beverages for your own family. We will supply tables, plates, and cutlery. Because of allergies within our church, please don’t bring anything with nuts and label anything that contains gluten. For more information, contact Richard Shepard.

 

Special Invitation to Seniors for Second Wednesday Potluck
Are you a Senior who would like to attend the Second Wednesday Potluck but aren’t up to bringing your own food to share? As our special Valentine’s present to you, we’d like to supply the food so you can come. You just need to sign-up beforehand with Sonja West, so she knows how much food to bring! Contact Sonja at 253-735-7903 or sonja@nutley.org to sign up by Tuesday, Feb. 9.


Ash Wednesday Service, Feb. 10 @ 7:00 pm

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Mark the beginning of Lent and our preparation for Easter at our Ash Wednesday Service on Wednesday, Feb. 10 @ 7:00 pm. Come early at 6:00 pm to share a meal at our Second Wednesday Potluck.


Next Second Wednesday Potluck on Feb. 10

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Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 6:00-7:00 pm for our monthly Wednesday night potluck, and then attend our Ash Wednesday service at 7:00 pm! Spend an evening sharing stories and fellowship with others in our church. Please bring either soup, salad, entree or dessert to share as well as beverages for your own family. We will supply tables, plates, and cutlery. Because of allergies within our church, please don’t bring anything with nuts and label anything that contains gluten. For more information, contact Richard Shepard
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Just for Fun: Volleyball on Feb. 9

Tuesday, February 9th 7:00-9:00 pm in Fellowship Hall. Free event. Men & Women from High School-Adult. No childcare available. For more information, contact Adellia Kleefeld at 253-752-1236.




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