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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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Women's Bible Study (WBS)  First Pres hosts a weekly community women's bible study, WBS, on Thursdays. Check the link for current study and dates.

Men's Bible Study: Men's Community Bible Study is at 7:00  pm in Room 101 (September - April). Join us!

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 February 2019 was our 7th Annual First Pres Progressive Dinner, one of the most popular events of the year! Join us next year!.

Neighborhood Prayer: Each week on Wednesdays at 11:30 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. This year's retreat is September 20-22, 2019.

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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Children's Ministry Volunteers

It is a joy and privilege to teach and mentor children in their Christian faith and help them integrate it into their lives. We have many opportunities for adults and teens. We provide materials, training and support and many venues in which to volunteer. Our child protection policy and training assist in providing a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and thrive.

If you are interested in learning more, contact our Children's Director, Susie Kovic.

Here is a general list of the volunteer opportunities that are available: 

Assistant for 1/2nd graders at 10:30 am once every 3 weeks.  


Vacation Bible School or Ready Set Go! teacher, helper, chaperone, etc.

Picnic, trip, event, or special project leader or chaperone

Children's Ministry leadership team

Current openings and needs include:

Leader for Kids' Nite 36. Six Friday nights a year.

Volunteers (bouncers!) to assist at Kids' Nite 36

Creative volunteer to assist in bulletin boards.

Last Published: February 22, 2019 7:21 PM
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