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Tree House Thanks You

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Missions | 0 comments

              To Carol, Wishing you a year full of beauty and wonder. With deep appreciation, from members of the Treehouse Community     Dear Carol, On behalf of children and families at the Treehouse Community, I Thank you and the members of First Churches for your wonderful gifts and generosity. We are so grateful to you all and appreciate the wonderful organization and support that you provided to make this all happen. Your giving added such meaning and joy to the holidays. With gratitude, Kerry Homstead      ...

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Reading Schedule for “What We Talk About When We Talk About God”

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Small Groups | 0 comments

          Welcome to the House Church Reading Groups at First Churches! We are meeting at 5 sites for 5 weeks during Lent to read and share about Rob Bell’s “What We Talk About When We Talk About God.”  You can find updates on the church website at at the top of the page.  Just look under the Spiritual Growth menu and the “Small Groups” tab.  Feel free to share thoughts and comments as we go along.  (And don’t worry about internet “trolls.”  We moderate the forums.)  Enjoy the book and reading and sharing together! Week 1 – Starting February 23 Chapter 2 – Hum pages 1-20 Week 2 – Starting March 2 Chapter 2 – Open pages 21-80 Week 3 – Starting March 9 Chapters 3 & 4 Both and With   pages 81-126 Week 4 – Starting March 16 Chapter 5 For pages 127-152 Week 5 – Starting March 23 Chapters 6 & 7 Ahead and So pages...

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Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Small Groups | 0 comments

New opportunity for Ministry in Action I invite interested social knitters to join me in a Prayer Shawl Knitting Circle. Prayer Shawls (also called Comfort Shawls) are homemade throws, each made in a spirit of love and blessing for the intended recipient. This meaningful activity, when shared, also offers a wonderful opportunity to get to know people on a different level, thereby contributing to building our beloved community. What particularly appeals to me about this ministry is how the...

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