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Rev. Dr. Paul Detterman
Senior Pastor

Rev. Allison Lundeen
Parish Associate


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We are committed to each individual's spiritual formation and discipleship. God's ultimate goal for each one of us is that we become spiritually mature by becoming more and more like Christ in our thoughts, feelings, and actions. With worship as the center of our life, we learn, connect, and serve together in various ways.

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Small Groups: First Pres has numerous small groups that meet throughout the week in homes, at restaurants, and in the church. These groups of 6-10 adults meet to study, discuss and nurture relationships.

Adult Christian Education: Various classes are offered during Sunday services.

Read through the Bible in a year with M'Cheyne's Bible Reading Plan.

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Progressive Dinner 2019: Join us for the 7th Annual First Pres Progressive Dinner, one of the most popular events of the year! This year's Progressive Dinner will be held on Saturday, February 23.

Neighborhood Prayer: Each week on Wednesdays at 11:15 am, First Pres goes out into our community to pray with our neighbors. See where we are this week and join us as we pray.

Thirsty 30 (coffee/snack time): Between our two worship services all ages gather in the Social Hall. Come make a connection.

MOPS (Mothers Of Pre-Schoolers) meets at First Pres two Fridays each month.\

Annual All-Church Retreat. This weekend retreat is an annual favoriate, and great way to connect and build relationships

Annual Women's Retreat. Renew, refres, and grow in faith together.

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Become a Kitchen Samaritan.

Thirsty Thirty needs snack volunteers!

Other Ways to Serve. There are many ways to use your gifts, time and energy in our life together.

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Adult Christian Education

Adult Christian Education

The purpose of Adult Education is to educate and enrich our congregation in the truth, relevance, and multiple dimensions of Christianity and the revealed Word of God. 

We have a variety of educational opportunities available and hope that you will find something that fits your needs and schedule.



R.C. Sproul Holy Spirit


Join us as we look at the Holy Spirit as taught by American theologian, author, and pastor R.C. Sproul.

Sunday mornings at 10:45 am in Room 101.




The Gospel of Mark gives us a fascinating look into the life and ministry of Bible Geeks iconJesus. The first of the gospels to be written, it is also the leanest in information which begs us to ask, "why" every story and account is there. A deeper understanding of Mark can lead to a greater appreciation for the uniqueness and specificity of the other three gospel writers' work. Let's dig together!

  • January 27 - The First Gospel: Who? What? Where? When? Why?
  • February 10 - Jesus Through The Eyes of Mark
  • February 17 - The Parables Mark Chose: Why?
  • March 10 - The Healings Mark Chose: Why?
  • March 24 - The Two Miraculous Feedings
  • April 7 - Mark's Uniquely "Holy" Week

All classes are from 6:30-8:00 pm in Room 003.

Missed a lesson? Check out this session's videos here. Curious about earlier sessions? More videos can be found here.


Simply Jesus 2019

Simply Jesus is a class intended to cause you to love Jesus more by focusing on the things Jesus said, did, and refused to do.

  • February 3 - Prepare for this class by reading John 3, and memorize verses 5-21.
  • February 24 - Prepare for this class by reading John 4, and memorize Jesus's words within verses 1-38, and verses 48-54. Be prepared to recite in class.
  • March 3
  • March 17

All classes are Sundays 6:30-8:00pm in Room 003.








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