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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

In the Heart of Downtown

Posted by Dale McClure on

Colorado Springs history and First Presbyterian Church history have been entwined from the beginning, when the two were founded just months apart in 1871 and 1872, respectively.  This 1902 photograph shows Pikes Peak Avenue, just a few blocks from First Pres. At the end of the street is the...

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Tags: 145th birthday, downtown colorado springs

Give to First Pres through a Donor Advised Fund

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) are the fastest growing tool for charitable giving in philanthropy today. You can make a gift and receive an income tax deduction for this year, but have the funds distributed to one or more charities over whatever time period you choose.  To Establish a...

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Give Back the Blessing 2017: Thank You!

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

Thank you for giving! We're praising God for moving His people to generosity. This year's Give Back the Blessing offering totaled $74,435, to be split between local partner Springs Rescue Mission and global partner Mongolia Campus Crusade for Christ.  Thanks from Springs Rescue Mission Our...

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