Parenting Teens Workshop
Thursday, May 6 | 7pm on Zoom
All parents of middle and high school students at FPC are invited to join us on Thursday, May 6 from 7-8pm on Zoom as we look to become more equipped parents in raising our kids in life and in faith.
Meeting ID: 817 8725 4068
Email Ezrah Schmeelk, Director of Student MInistry, with any questions.
Supporting the Ministries of FPC
It is never too late to commit to God’s plan and work at FPC for 2021. If you have haven’t pledged for 2021, please consider doing so. If you have previously pledged and feel called to increase your pledge based on the needs of FPC and the communities and world we serve, please consider an increase in giving. In this unprecedented pandemic and post-pandemic period, FPC’s Session will look to direct any material increases in giving to maximizing our Mission outreach and impact.
Brett Cable, Stewardship Elder
Alan Roberts, Finance Elder
Graceland Student Newsletter
Catch up on all the student ministries offerings in the now-weekly Graceland newsletter. In this week’s newsletter:
More upcoming events:
Virtual Family Bingo
Friday, April 16 | 6:30 pm
Back by popular demand!! Another all ages virtual Bingo Night on April 16 @ 6:30 pm! Print your Bingo Cards ahead of time (and use as many as you want!) https://letsplaybingo.io/generator. If your printer isn’t working, just generate a card and draw it on a piece of paper! Make sure you have bingo “markers” (like cheerios, torn up scraps of paper, or game pieces – anything that fits!)
The following Saturday, there will be Drive Through Prize Pick Up April 17 from 10-11 am at the FPC front entrance. Email Christa Schmeelk with Questions! firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting ID: 831 0724 9908
Looking for more in-person opportunities?
Would you be interested in an in-person art night or craft-ernoon? What about an in-person small group Bible Study? Or maybe meeting up for fun outdoor activities?
Email Christa or Ezrah Schmeelk with your interest!
Elijah Bible Study
Starting Sunday! April 18 | In-person and Zoom
Beginning on April 18th, Christa Schmeelk, Director of Family Ministry, will be doing a 7-week study on Elijah, by Priscilla Shirer. There will be In-person as well as virtual attendance options. Here is a sneak peek:
In-person Bible Study: Directly after the Sunday Service at 10:45am in the Session/Conference Room.
Virtual Bible Study: Sundays, 4-5 pm on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 856 1639 0483
If you have any questions, if you want to sign up, or if Sundays do not work for you, but you want to participate on your own, please email Christa Schmeelk: email@example.com
Men‘s Bible Study on James
Sundays | May 2 – June 6
Attention men of FPC! Would you like to have a better understanding of the Bible and grow in relationship with God and other men at FPC? If so, Ezrah Schmeelk, our Director of Student Ministry, invites you to participate in a 6-week Bible study on the book of James. This group is open to men of all ages and will be meeting virtually on Sundays starting May 23. Contact Ezrah for more information.
Student Ministry Family Hike at Gibraltar Rock
Saturday, April 24 | 10am
Any family that has a student in 7th-12th grade is invited to meet Ezrah and Christa at the Gibraltar Rock trailhead in Lodi at 10am on Saturday, April 24. If you are wondering about a weather cancellation, please call and ask Ezrah before you drive: 608-208-3262.
We know the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted everyone—raising the level of fear, stress, and anxiety for people all over the world and underscoring the importance of caring ministry. As a Stephen Ministry congregation, we equip and empower lay caregivers to provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care. Our commitment to this ministry is extremely important during these uncertain times.
If you, or someone you know, could benefit from this ministry, contact the church office.
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