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Edison School Outreach Program – Thank You

As the school year winds down, the volunteers in the Edison School Outreach Project want to thank all the members of the congregation for their prayers, pencils, school supplies, and the funds for books for the children. They were greatly appreciated by the children and their teachers. As you think ahead about next fall, please consider how you might help in this…

Tips from Green Pete

Have you cleaned out your closets this spring and found used dry cleaning bags that are clean, dry, and not too badly torn? There is now a white container in the Gathering Place for collecting them. They will be used for the Plastic Mat Project (PMP) to make sleeping mats for people in impoverished communities in Africa where people and hospice patients…

Thanks to all who “Walked to Jerusalem!”

Thanks to all who participated in our Walking to Jerusalem project, or cheered us on from the sidelines! Over 70 people walked, swam, rode their bikes or otherwise moved through the US, across the Atlantic, through Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa to Casablanca, Morocco. Over 9,000 miles were collected! Although our imaginary trek…

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY: June and July

Volunteers are needed for Habitat for Humanity on Saturdays in June and July. We need volunteers for construction and for food/lunch. Mike Boersma will take signups in the Gathering Place following Worship during May. Interested folks can contact Mike at (269) 720-1409 or mike.boersma@gmail.com.

Learn more about Christina “Chrissy” Westbury

  About Christina “Chrissy” Westbury On May 14, 2017, Chrissy graduated from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary (LPTS) with a Masters of Divinity degree, a Master of Arts in Religion, and a certificate in Educational Ministry. She is the recipient of the Norma Rich Merit Scholarship, The Burton Z. Cooper Prize in Constructive Theology, The Melanie…

Order your First Presbyterian T-Shirt Today

First Presbyterian T-shirts are now on sale and you have the choice of long-sleeved or short-sleeved shirts. The shirts are made in the USA and they are 100% breathable cotton. They are gran and have maroon print. The sizes come in children’s and adult’s (uni-sex sizes). The shirts are perfect to wear for church volunteer events, and for church social events. Plus,…

Eagle Scout Project Report

EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT REQUEST Hi, my name is Garrett Bloom and I am a Life Scout with Boy Scout Troop 205, based here at First Presbyterian Church. I am currently working on my Eagle Project, the culmination of my Scouting experience. Last spring, I had the opportunity to help with the “Stop Hunger Now” event hosted by First Presbyterian Church. I was…

Bits & Pieces from Green Pete

May is the month for getting gardens in shape and enjoying our beautiful Michigan outdoors. For the latest word on community outdoor events in K-County, earthcare-oriented events, and environmentally friendly gardening, be sure to check out the Green P’s Committee’s displays at their table in the Gathering Place every Sunday. through June 4. (Exhibits will change.) Today Kay Howson will be on hand…