"A Sanctuary in the City… Living Faith"

Outreach Programs

Disaster Assistance

DISASTER ASSISTANCE Each year, your Outreach Committee designates funds to be utilized in case significant disasters occur. In 2015, $250 was contributed on behalf of Kalamazoo First Presbyterian to the Presbyterian Church (USA) Disaster Relief efforts for both the Vanuatu typhoon and the Nepal earthquake. As you may recall, both of these natural disasters were tremendously devastating to these small countries.   

CROP Hunger Walk

Church World Service (CWS), the sponsor of CROP Hunger Walks, has been working to relieve hunger and poverty throughout the world since 1946. CWS grew out of the needs of refugees who were left with nothing in the aftermath of World War II. The 44rd annual Kalamazoo Valley CROP Hunger Walk was held on Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Bronson Park.  Since…

Celebrate the Vision

Celebrate the Vision is our midweek outreach program that includes the ministries of faith formation, fellowship and food. This ministry of faith, food, and friendship meets at 5:30 on Wednesday evenings for a home-cooked meal. Volunteers are always welcome—to greet our guests, serve food, and share a meal. A dessert sign-up sheet is posted on the Outreach Board in the Gathering Place. We…