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Student Ministries

The Great Escape Day 3

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Posted by Allen Hunter on

From Gunnison to Colorado Springs to Gunnison - Full Circle I don't think many of you would know, but my family lived in Gunnison, where I did youth and college ministry for more than 17 years before moving to Colorado Springs. So, this is a lot of fun for me to be attending a conference in ...

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The Great Escape Day 2

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Posted by Allen Hunter on

Middle School Ministries Checking in From Gunnison It's encouraging in so many ways to hear students share with each other, "this is the funnest thing I've ever done," or "I can't believe we've only been here two days." They are full of excitement and anticipation, and they're enjoying ...

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The Great Escape

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Posted by Allen Hunter on

Middle School Ministries Checking in from Gunnison We are rounding 24 hours here at The Great Escape. Things started out with a ton of energy. Lots of games, activities and snacks set up the worship and teaching times in an amazing way. It is so great being with our First Pres middle school kids ...

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High School Ministry Dominican Republic Mission Trip 2017

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Posted by Scott Boss on

The DR 2017 team is off to a great start with Young Life (YL) Expeditions in the Dominican Republic. This marks our 5th straight year partnering with YL Expeditions and working with our Dominican amigos to build Young Life Camp Pico Escondido. We have been able to see this camp completely ...

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An Empathy-Building Challenge

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Posted by Allen Hunter on

Learning to empathize with emerging adults is one of the Six Core Commitments made by churches that are building strong relationships with young people. It's one of the major keys to helping young adults discover our church and feel cared for here. I want to offer a challenge and a way ...

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Tags: fuller youth institute, growing young

Tell Me More! Growing Young at First Pres

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Posted by Lindy Keffer on

“We’re going to adapt. We’re going to thrive. We’re going to find our way into the next generation and be used of Christ to reach the lost and spiritually darkened of our times. This church is going to flourish in Jesus’ name. And one day long from today, we’re ...

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Not by Accident: Confirmation Sunday 2017

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Posted by Lindy Keffer on

"The gospel doesn't move from generation to generation by accident." - Pastor Tim McConnell 24 fifth through twelfth graders were received into the life of the church after completing Foundations of Faith classes this spring.  Meanwhile, second graders received personalized ...

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Did I make a difference?

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Posted by Lindy Keffer on

First Pres' decision to prioritize worship and embark on a new worship schedule has caused change to reverberate through many aspects of our life together as a church. Student Ministries, for example, has re-imagined both Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights, with the students themselves providing ...

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Connecting the Generations through Growing Young

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Posted by Lindy Keffer on

Earlier this week, members of our Session Ministry Leadership Team met with our Growing Young Team, a group from various areas within First Participating in a Fuller Youth Institute-led cohort studying core commitments that help churches to grow young, and, in the process grow in both energy and ...

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Tags: fuller youth institute, growing young

Youth Mental Health: Kaitlyn's Story

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Posted by Lindy Keffer on

Kathy Dobyns spends her days at First Pres ministering to preschoolers. But her heart beats for older students as well, especially in light of the recent suicides that have rocked our city’s high schools. In response, Kathy has been instrumental in bringing the Youth Mental Heath First Aid ...

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Tags: mental health, mhfa

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