Food, Faith, and Fellowship: Kids and families, please sign up to join us this afternoon from 4 —5:30 p.m. at Independence Grove for Food, Faith and Fellowship. FFF is for the whole family (kids, parents, and even grandparents). We’ll get together for a meal, ponder a Bible story together, and take part in a hands-on activity for the whole family. Sign up now!
Have you RSVP’d for our Charter Day Celebration Luncheon? Our Anniversary Team is planning a lovely catered event in Fellowship Hall following worship on Sept. 8. There is no cost for the luncheon, but we do need a head count for the caterer and want to make sure we set up enough tables and chairs for everyone. The Rev. Dr. M. Craig Barnes, president of Princeton Theological Seminary, is our guest preacher that day. Please RSVP today for our Charter Day Celebration Luncheon
Young Adults Group: Young adults from First Pres are gathering about once a week this summer to build community while we share good food, serve our neighbors, and have fun together. If you might be interested in joining us, email Ryan and he’ll add you to the GroupMe group.
Party Paloozas: Sign up today in the office for a gourmet Champagne Brunch on Sunday, Aug. 18 at the home of Lisa and Raj Mehta. They are also hosting a Euchre Party on Saturday, Aug. 24 and need a few more players. All proceeds support Lake County non-profit organizations.
Parent Parties: Want to get to know other parents at First Pres? Curious to hear about how the direction of our children and family ministry is changing? Craving some adult conversation? Join us on Saturday, August 17 from 7 –8 p.m. at the Bucciero’s home for dessert and wine. Sign up for one of these gatherings now!
Inquirers’ Class: Are you Interested in joining First Pres or just want to learn more about what it means to be a Presbyterian? We’re meeting on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8:45 a.m.—11 a.m. and on Sunday, Sept. 15 from 11:15 a.m.—1:30 p.m. Please call the office or email Michelle to sign up.
PADS Fund Drive: The Deacon Board invites you to support PADS financially on September 8-15. Your gifts will fund groceries and supplies needed to keep the PADS shelter operating. Consider donating a Jewel, Mariano’s, Target or Wal-Mart gift card in any amount. Cash or checks made out to First Presbyterian Church (PADS in the memo line) are also warmly welcomed. Stop by the PADS table at the Launch Party next week.
Communion Guild: Volunteers are needed to help with preparation on the first Sunday of each month. Set up begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Social Hall kitchen, followed by clean up after church services. You only need to serve two to three times per year with a team of five people. The new schedule begins in November. For more information or to sign up, call the church office at 847-362-2174.