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Investing in Children Through Books

Posted by Laura Mueller on

For the month of April, there is an easy way for you and your family to invest in children across Colorado Springs.  How can I invest in Children in our City? Simply drop off new or gently used children's books into one of the donation boxes. Books should be geared for children from birth...

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Opportunity to Serve: Interfaith Hospitality Network

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Four times a year First Pres is able to host families that are homeless and are in need of short-term, temporary housing through Family Promise's Interfaith Hospitality Network. With a room for their family, a bed to sleep on, three meals a day, and volunteers to help them feel welcome 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

Give Back the Blessing: 2018 Recipients

Posted by Laura Mueller on

This year our Give Back the Blessing Offering on Palm Sunday will directly benefit families here in Colorado Springs as well as in Mongolia, through one of our Global Partners. After a time of discernment and seeking where God is leading, we are excited to support and come alongside the Family...

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Tags: gbtb, give back the blessing, gbtb 2018

ESM Donation Sunday

Posted by Laura Mueller on

This Sunday, January 7th, is our first ESM Donation Sunday of 2018. As one of ESM's eight founding churches, we are thankful for the ways that we continue to partner with ESM. You can find collection carts in the Plaza and Weber Street parking lot all morning. Bring your contributions and let's...

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Tags: esm

Something Significant for Christmas - There is Still Time!

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Christimas cards are filling our mail boxes. Wrapping paper is consuming our dining room tables and closets. The Christmas to-do list seems to be getting longer. Despite all of this, we deliberately choose some activities simply because they help us remember the reason for the season. We rejoice...

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Tags: something significant for christmas, ssfc

Something Significant for Christmas - Reasons to Give Significantly

Posted by Laura Mueller on

The leftover pie from Thanksgiving and the madness that comes with Black Friday shopping are finished, but Christmas and the spirit that comes from this time of year are just ramping up.  Often, the true meaning of Christmas is overshadowed by the commercialization and materialism that has...

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Most Needed ESM Donations This Month

Posted by Laura Mueller on

First Pres City Engagement Partner Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM) assists with emergency social service needs, promotes self-sufficiency, and restores dignity to those they serve. In support of ESM's ongoing needs, First Pres collects food to help stock their food pantry on the First...

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Thank You from Hope Community

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

Hope Community Church in Wilmington, North Carolina, is led by church planter Nate Stratman. Nate was ordained at First Pres and served as Pastor of Family Ministries until 2016, when he started Hope Community as a new ECO congregation.  A portion of our City Engagement spending goes to...

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Tags: church planting

Food for Thought: Resources for A Place to Belong

Posted by Eunice McGarrahan on

On November 10-11, we'll welcome Dr. Eric Jacobsen for our 2017 Christian Life Conference. The books below are resources related to his topic: A Place to Belong: Creating Spaces for Connection in a World of Isolation. If you find your interest piqued by these brief descriptions, you definitely...

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Tags: clc, christian life conference 2017, food for thought

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