Your Weekly Update
From First Presbyterian Church
7th & 8th Grade Outing
Join us on June 25th for our Middle School youth social event! We will meet at 7pm at the Ranch Mini Golf in Okoboji and parents can pick their students up at Tropical Snow in Arnolds Park at 9pm. This event is open to all rising Middle School students and we would love for you to bring your friends! RSVP to either Pastor Michael or Cheri in the office and registration is only $5 per person.
Driver Needed for Summer Mission Trip
We are in need of someone (or people) who would be willing to drive our rented 14 passenger van to Minneapolis Airport to gather our guests for the summer mission trip from New York City. We will need one driver for June 27th to leave around noon and another driver to leave on Thursday July 2nd around 9am. Please let Pastor Michael know if you would be willing to drive one or both days.
The Worship Committee is setting up a chancel committee to organize the decorations for the sanctuary and narthex. Responsibilities will be silk flower arrangements, live flowers (ex. Easter Lilies,) and banners for both services. If you would like to be a part of this please let Cheri know in the office or contact Lynn Peterson at 712-332-6274. We will be starting the third week in June. More details later.
Gobble! Gobble! TURKEY SUPPER IS ON THE HORIZON!!
At the present time, Marilyn and Ray Miller will be the chairpersons in charge of the supper this year, but we do need to fill the position of co-chairs, as impending health issues are preventing Sharon Caskey from continuing in that capacity. Co-chairs would be in an assisting position this year to Marilyn and Ray, and then move into the head position the following year. We ask that you please give some thought to helping us fill this position quickly.
Please contact Charlene Radcliffe (330-6668) or Cheri at the church office (336-1649) if you have any questions regarding the turkey supper or to volunteer to be the co-chairs.
Greeter/Usher (s) Needed
The Reforming (2nd) Service is in need of Greeters/Ushers for the month of July and beyond. Please contact Bob Peterson or the office if you can assist.
Mark Your Calendars for “Power Up”
our 2015 VBS
This year’s 2015 VBS “Power Up” celebrates the power of the Holy Spirit at work in our lives and will be held from August 3rd-7th.
If you are interested in helping, please contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-1649. The “Snack List” is located by the table in the narthex and ready for you to sign up.
Ladies of all ages….
Coffee break time every Thursday morning, 9 AM at Hey Good Cookies.
No agenda, just get together with friends and a little chit chat. Questions: Call Lori Vicker at 515-249-6684.
The Garden at the Church
Along with the rain and the beautiful sunshine comes weeds!!! We are starting a “weekly weeding” on Wednesdays at 7pm beginning June 24th. Grab your hoe and come join the fun.
- Gene Ringsdorf recovering from surgery.
- Jim Arens who has been diagnosed with interstitial lung disease.
- Mitchell Elmquist struggling with lymphoma.
- Michele Swanson battling with cancer.
- Marcia Andersen, who is having health concerns.
- Paul Donnenwerth battling with liver cancer.
- Brian Jones & Jay Anderson as they await transplants and further recovery.
- Scott Harms funeral @ Schuchert Funeral Home – 11am
- 2nd Service Rehearsal – 6pm
- PW Program Planning Committee Meeting – 2:30pm
- Celebration of Life for Bob Roseberry at the Roseberry home – 4pm
- Reformed Service – 8:50am
- 2nd Service Rehearsal – 10:15am
- Reforming Service – 11:15am
- PW Sewing – 9am
Pre-K-4th Grades are invited to attend Children’s Church during the Reformed Worship Service at 8:50am in June. After Children’s Time, the kids will follow the adult and youth leaders to the Education wing for a time of Bible lessons, music, craft and games. Once worship is over, they will enjoy snack time while the adults are having their coffee and fellowship time. During the summer months, there will not be regular Children’s Church School following Worship. Classes will resume in the Fall.
Children & Adult Sunday School Classes
will resume in the fall.
Reformed (1st) Service ~
Organist – Eulyn Riemersma
Liturgist – Margie Burrell
Ushers – Marcia, Cassie & Caitlin Eckerman
and Roger & Karen Lahm
Greeters – Larry & Sharee DenHerder
Video Taping – Owen Primavera
Nursery – Kyley Anderson & Kelly Stecker
Coffee – Ray Miller & Janice Clark
Reforming (2nd) Service ~
Singers – Emily Andersen, Kari Bruinsma,
Bart Duncan & Meghan Humphrey
Power Point –
Sound – Craig Tillotson
Nursery – Teresa Beck