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74 Years of VBS: Rufina Holstegge's Story

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We're getting ready for worship on Sunday! View worship bulletins >> On Sunday we'll celebrating this week's Vacation Bible School and hear from our VBS kids, so today we share a story that appeared in our May 2018 magazine. Rufina Holstegge had a 74-year run as a VBS volunteer across the...

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What's Happening - Week of April 22

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Here's what's coming up next week at First Pres: View the full calendar All week Our spring IHN/Family Promise hosting week is April 22-29. Many volunteers are needed to help in both big and small ways as we provide homeless families with a place to stay for the week. Sunday, April 22 Join...

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Who Knows the Places You'll Go?

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We're getting ready for worship on Sunday! View worship bulletins >> This coming Sunday, we'll embark on a new sermon series from the Old Testament. We'll enter into the narratives of some of its well-known heroes and heroines and catch that moment in each of their lives—the...

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Tags: bulletins, who knows, worship

Death Does Not Get the Last Word

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We're getting ready for worship on Sunday! View worship bulletins>> Last week's Resurrection celebration isn't just for Easter. It's for every day. Anyone who is in Christ has been born into eternal life and will live on after death. Therefore, our hope is powerful.  Here, Pastors...

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Give Back the Blessing 2018: Family Connections Center Video

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Michelle Swanson is the Director of Catholic Charities of Southern Colorado's Family Connections Center (FCC) at the Helen Hunt Campus. FCC is one of five organizations housed at this former elementary school now serving as a resource hub for families in crisis. Together, these organizations...

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Tags: city engagement, giving, homelessness, blessing 2018

Food for Thought: Thinking Christians?

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We're getting ready for worship on Sunday! View worship bulletins >> As part of our exploration of the doubts skeptics often have about the Christian faith, this Sunday we'll explore the question Is faith at odds with intellect or creativity?  A number of writers have...

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What's Happening - Week of February 18

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Here's what's coming up next week at First Pres: View the full calendar Friday through Sunday, February 16-18 Pray for two groups on retreats this weekend: Men's Life Retreat and Student Ministries Winter Camp.  Sunday, February 18 We'll begin a new sermon series, Really?...

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With Gentleness and Respect: Two Crucial Questions

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We're getting ready for worship on Sunday! View worship bulletins >> Bulldozers Need Not Apply In my family of origin, I'm the oldest of four siblings and the only girl. If you called me a bossy big sister, you wouldn't be wrong—or at least, you'd have a handle on a piece of...

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Forward Together: Senior Leadership Team

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2017 saw the addition of Pastors Katie Fowler and Tom Pipkin to the First Pres Senior Leadership Team. This team is equipped to collaborate over every area of ministry at First Pres. Here, each leader shares some goals and opportunities for 2018. Please be in prayer for God’s work in every...

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Tags: annual meeting 2018, first pres magazine

What's Happening - Week of February 11

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Here's what's coming up next week at First Pres: View the Full Calendar Sunday, February 11 We'll finish our sermon series, Start: The Start is the Hardest Part. Pastor Tim McConnell will preach from Mark 1: "Keep Going." CanCare support ministry for those going through cancer...

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