The Outreach and Mission Committee is beginning to collect needed articles for the Giffen Elementary School’s “Clothes Closet.” Articles may be left in the box designated for this purpose in Assembly Hall. Our O&M Committee is also making $1,500 available for Ms. Terry, who supervises the Clothes Closet, to spend for immediate winter needs. Debbie and Eric Fagans will be assisting Ms. Terry.
*Needed for our box: healthy snacks, soap, wash cloths, towels, deodorant, tooth brushes, tooth paste, several bath mats (for the school showers), small hand gloves, small feet socks.
New Educational Opportunity
Members of First Presbyterian’s Antiracism Task Force Will Lead
“Dismantling Racism, Building Racial Justice in Institutions”
When: Four Wednesdays, 7—8:30 pm
Where: FPC’s Rose Room
Format: Pre-recorded webinars and group discussions; webinars
produced by Crossroads for the Association of Partners
in Christian Education and the Presbyterian Youth Workers
January 11: “How does Christian Education uphold white dominant values
and stifle racial justice work?”
January 18: “What is antiracism, and what does it require of Christians?”
January 25: “Why must Christians denounce white supremacy and embrace
a gospel vision for antiracism?”
February 1: “How can Christian educators cultivate values that challenge
Contact the church office (518-449-7332 or firstname.lastname@example.org) in advance to sign up & obtain the video link. Participants will be asked to view a 1-hour webinar at home before each gathering. On the Wednesday evenings, we will watch a related 30 minute Q & A segment together and then discuss.
Interested in finding out more about First Pres? Have you been worshiping with us and are interested in learning about becoming a member? If so, please contact Pastor Miriam (email@example.com or 518-449-7332). She will be zooming/meeting with interested people, exploring their hopes and dreams for where they can serve God.
The church office will be closed December 26-30 and will reopen
Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
2022 BOOKS CLOSING Friday, Jan 6, 2023
All reimbursement requests must be in by Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023