Children’s Ministry: End of School Year Celebration
Saturday, May 15 | 4:00 pm
We’re celebrating the end of the school year with s’mores and presenting the preschoolers and 6th graders with
their Bibles. Bring a chair or blanket to this event in the Outdoor Family Space!
Questions? Email Patricia Coley, Director of Children’s Ministry
“For the times they are a-changin’”
What: Summer Sunday Worship Service
When: June 6, 2021-August 29, 2021
Where: Family Outdoor Shelter at FPC
Time: 9:00 am
Bring: A lawn chair
Say YES to: Social distancing, masks optional
Have you ever served our country in uniform?
Each year on the Sunday before Memorial Day we recognize members of our church family who have served in the past, whether discharged or retired, as well as those who are currently serving our country in uniform. This year it will be on May 30.
If you were included in our previous listing, you will automatically be included again this year. If you would like to be included in this listing and haven’t been in the past, please contact Sue Gade in the church office at 949-9445 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, May 24. Also, if you are currently serving, please contact Sue to make sure your listing is up to date.
Thank you for the sacrifices you have made and continue to make to protect our citizens and our nation. This is a powerful, annual opportunity at FPC to thank and honor the men and women who offer themselves–in life and in death–for the good of their country.
Video Devotional: The Ascension
Reverend Jeff Quinto, Executive Director of the Bethel Series and member of FPC, shares his video devotional, about the Ascension of Jesus, which we celebrate on Thursday, May 13, 2021
More upcoming events:
TONIGHT! Adult Virtual Game Night: Jeopardy Edition
Friday, May 7 | 7 pm on Zoom
Join us Friday, May 7 at 7pm via Zoom for some fun!
Meeting ID: 873 0436 9707
Mother’s Day Crafting Event
Sunday, May 9 | 10:45
Get those creative juices flowing for mom at this crafting event! Be at the Outdoor Family Space following Sunday worship on May 9. We will paint clay pots for Mother’s Day gifts. All ages are invited. Paint supplies and a flower to plant in the pot will be provided. Hope to see you there! Register today!
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!
FPC Spring Clean Up
FPC is planning spring clean-up day on May 15. If you and your family (or part of your family) would like to participate in this Outdoor Service Project to help the FPC’s outdoor spaces, please email Christa Schmeelk for more information. Help will be needed sometime between 9 am-1 pm on May 15 depending on which project you are assigned, but will not last that whole time.
Student Ministry Hike
Any family that has a student in 7th-12th grade is invited to meet Ezrah and Christa at the Ferry Bluff State Natural Area trailhead near Sauk City at 10 am on Saturday, May 22. If you are wondering about a weather cancellation or directions, please call and ask Ezrah before you drive: 608-208-3262.
Rocky Railway VBS
June 21-23 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Full steam ahead for 3 rockin’ nights on the rails! We are thrilled to offer a multi-age Family Outdoor VBS at FPC. Join us in FPC’s backyard on June 21-23 at 5:30-7:30 pm. No meal will be served but take some delicious snacks to chew-chew on at home.
Because our volunteers will not be able to be “hands on” to help, we ask each crew signing up to provide their own adult crew leader–Mom, Dad, Grandma or all!
Register Now: $25 for the first passenger and $15 for each sibling. Adults and volunteers board for free! (Space is limited to a maximum of 110 travelers.) Register using the link below to confirm your train ticket! Registration is open to FPC families first. (Don’t take a chance waiting for the caboose!)
Email Patricia Coley, Director of Children’s Ministry, with any questions.
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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