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Rev. Dr. Paul Detterman
Senior Pastor

Rev. Allison Lundeen
Parish Associate


Adult Ministries

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 from September through May. You may join anytime. Check the link for current study and dates, and to register.

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, including Bible Geeks.

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.

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

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Become a Kitchen Samaritan.

Thirsty 30 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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Stephen Ministry logoStephen Ministers are trained lay people provide Christ-centered care for those experiencing stress



Bible Reading Plan

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Volunteer Opportunities

for Adults




There are a myriad of ways to get involved:

  1. Greet our Visitors and Usher during a Sunday morning worship service
  2. Provide snacks for Thirsty-30 (coffee time between services) on Sunday mornings.
  3. Drive a Senior citizen to/from church on a Sunday.
  4. Provide a meal for a family -- Kitchen Samaritans.
  5. Assist with a Funeral Reception.
  6. Facilitate an Adult Growth/Small Group.
  7. Become a trained Stephen Minister.
  8. Teach a Sunday morning Adult Education Symposium.
  9. Volunteer at one of the Missions agencies that we support.
  10. Provide key leadership for planning the next AWOL Work Project.
  11. Participate in the next AWOL Work Project.
  12. Arrange flowers (monthly) after 2nd worship service on Sunday.
  13. Join the Chancel Choir which sings at the 9:00am service.
  14. Join the Praise Band which leads worship during the 10:30am service.
  15. Assist with sound or images during a worship service; contact Mark Whiteside.
  16. Assist in our Children's Ministries.
  17. Assist in our Youth Ministries.
  18. Help out in the church office (data entry, mailings, stuff the bulletin, etc); contact the Office.
Last Published: January 5, 2017 3:51 PM
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