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Rev. Dr. Paul Detterman
Senior Pastor

Rev. Allison Lundeen
Parish Associate

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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

 


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Bible Reading Plan

Small Group Resources

Comfort Scriptures


 

 

Reaching the World

10 Ways to Serve

as a Small Group

 

Experience the joy of serving together as a Small Group.  Here are some ways to serve others and experience fellowship in a different setting:

 

1. Worship: (contact: Rich Davis)

  • make banners for the sanctuary
  • perform a drama
  • sing for an Offertory
  • help decorate for a season (Advent/Christmas, Lent/Easter)

2. Building & Grounds: (contact: Rick Sutton)

  • adopt one the flowers beds
  • paint a classroom
  • shovel snow early Sunday morning

3. Senior Citizens/Shut-ins: (contact: Rich Davis)

  • clean their gutters
  • put up/take down their storm windows
  • rake their leaves
  • lead a worship time at a nursing home

4. Care for the Sick/Hospitalized: (contact: Rich Davis)

  • provide meals for someone just out of hospital, just home with new baby
  • provide meals for someone going through extended medical treatments

5. Ready Set Go: (contact: Susie Kovic)

  • coordinate the food for the end-of-the-week parents program
  • volunteer to chaperon a field trip

6. Vacation Bible School: (contact: Lynette Colmey)

  • coordinate the food for the end-of-the-week parents program
  • provide/coordinate snacks for the week

7. Kid's Night: (contact: Susie Kovic)

  • volunteer to lead/chaperon these monthly outreachs

8. Adult Small Groups: (contact: Rich Davis)

  • help launch a new group

9. Missions: (contact: Jan Long Harris)

10. Start Something New!  (contact: Rich Davis)

Last Published: February 25, 2019 9:46 AM
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