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Money Questions for Life Groups

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

The following is a guest post by Heather and Aaron Zimmerman, a follow-on to the interview published in the October 2018 First Pres Magazine. Heather and Aaron: We have been actively involved in Life Groups for several years at First Pres and consider it one of the ways we get fed...

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Money

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

In the October 2018 issue of First Pres Magazine, Aaron and Heather Zimmerman take some time to talk about money, giving and priorities. This post is a continuation of that interview.  First Pres Magazine:  “How have you tried to impart to your kids lessons about money and...

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Give Back the Blessing 2018: Family Connections Center Video

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

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

In the Face of Disaster, How Do We Respond?

Posted by Laura Mueller on

In the last few months, natural disasters have damaged thousands of acres in Northern California and Houston. Over 100 lives have been taken, land and homes have been destroyed, and tens of thousands have sought refuge in shelters. First Pres loves to step up when our brothers and sisters in...

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My Giving Story

Posted by Tim McConnell on

Pastor Tim tells the story of how he began putting God first in his finances:  Abigail and I started putting God first in our financial life during seminary. The seminary president, Tom Gillespie, told us students that he always tithed the churches he served a full 10 percent. It was a...

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Tags: commitment sunday 2017, my giving story

Time to Get Started

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

We're getting ready for Worship on Sunday. Bulletins have been posted here. This Sunday is our annual Commitment Sunday. If you've never given to First Pres financially before, will you pray about making this Sunday your time to begin? Take that Shot Hall of fame hockey player Wayne Gretsky...

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Tags: commitment sunday 2017, bulletins, first things first

What is Commitment Sunday?

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

In recent weeks, most of our congregation received a letter in the mail with a commitment card enclosed. We encourage you to take this opportunity to ask the Lord what He would have you give to His work through First Pres in 2018. If you didn't get a card by October 20 and you'd like one, you...

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First to Give

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

We're getting ready for worship on Sunday. Bulletins have been posted here.  This Sunday, Pastor Tim continues the First Things First series, preaching on what it means to put God first in our finances. This video, shown in worship last Sunday, gives a glimpse at the passion behind his...

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Tags: bulletins, first things first, first to give, worship

Freedom and Giving

Posted by Tim McConnell on

One of the things we're getting to know about Pastor Tim McConnell as he makes his home in the First Pres pulpit is that he's passionate about teaching that frees God's people to be who God made them to be. Here, Tim tells a little of the story behind his preaching on financial giving...

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Tags: first to give, commitment sunday 2017

Happy Birthday First Pres!

Posted by Tim McConnell on

You want to hear something exciting? In honor of First Pres’ 145th birthday this Thursday, 268 people have given a gift toward the completion of the Worship Center. Even more exciting, 203 of those are new participants in the Worship Center project. In other words, this birthday gift...

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Tags: e-blast, first things first, worship, first pres birthday

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