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  • Women | Firstpres

    WOMEN Home / Ministries / Adults / Women "...And Heaven and Nature Sing" Advent Workshop 2020 Gather with First Pres Women to focus on the advent of our Lord Jesus. Enjoy creating beautiful reminders of the season for yourself and your loved ones as you prepare your heart and home for the Christmas season. - Coffee and refreshments will be provided. - For the class you choose, please bring small sharp scissors if you have them. All other supplies will be furnished. - All classes will run simultaneously, so only one choice is needed. Saturday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to noon Register online by clicking or call Joyce at 350-5219. here Cost: $5 Childcare is also available by reservation when you register for your workshop. Children will take part in Advent activities as well through First Pres Children’s Ministry! Three workshop options to choose from: - Skill level: easy to moderate. Embellish a plain kraft-colored journal to transform it into a beautiful Advent journal, and receive ideas about how to use your journal through the season. Advent Journal Class - Skill level: easy. Collage a beautiful Christmas card to send to someone special that will even have a special pocket for a Christmas tea bag to enjoy! Ideas will be presented on writing a note about Advent to enclose with the card. Christmas Card Class - Skill level: easy. Learn to make 3 or more embellished gift tags with collage and ribbons (they can also be used as tree ornaments). As you ponder Advent, you will also learn how to make a small book with these. Christmas Gift Tags Class event. *This event is subject to COVID condition changes in the City of Amarillo. Please check back here for any changes to the status of the ***************************************************************** ADULTS Women Singles Men Senior Adults Family & Adult OTHER INTERESTS BIBLE STUDIES FOR WOMEN Check below for more info! Choose one of the ways to register for Women's Bible Studies: Contact Joyce in the church office - click here Call leaders for additional information If you would like to pay for books online that were ordered by the church, . click here ​ Encounter with God Mondays @ 5:30 p.m., Library Northwest branch Led by Virginia Sicola, 353-6204, - via Zoom ongoing study Meeting via Zoom until the library opens - contact leader for info. ​ Get Out of Your Head by Jennie Allen Mondays @ 5:30 p.m. (starts Sep 14) Led by Emily Wood, 418-0404 & Mary McWhorter, 679-2736, via Zoom Click for Zoom link, Meeting ID: 288 013 0600, Password: 755625 here ​ Tuesdays @ 10:00 a.m. ( ) Led by Mary Mullin, 382-7735 Will study Tuesdays @ 12:00 p.m. ( )-( ) Led by Jill Goodrich, 355-1924 Book of "Revelation" contact leader for start date & location Studies for Working Women Crazy Love by Francis Chan ( click for preview) here via Zoom contact leader for Zoom info starts Sep 16 ​ Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m., ( ) - Led by Shauneen Hatfield, 626-9419 Room 209 at First Pres (with masks & socially distanced) Trustworthy, A Study of I & II Kings by Lysa TerKeurst starts Sep 15 click for preview here ​ Study of book of Genesis (in depth) Tuesdays @ 6:30 p.m. meeting - ( via Zoom starts Aug 18) Led by Holly Haines, 949-939-0094 (contact leader for info and password) Click for Zoom link, Meeting ID: 832 4028 0064 here ​ Wednesdays @ 10:15 a.m. - ( ) Book of "John" via Zoom starts Sep 9 Led by Community Bible Study: register at Questions? Call Shelley Chaloupka, 433-7453 Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. Led by Barbara Harrison, 358-2243 https://www.communitybiblestudy.org/john/ Book of "Proverbs" (postponed to 2021) ​ Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. - Led by Emily Wood, 418-0404 & Peggy Smith, 674-0486, Get Out of Your Head by Jennie Allen (Starts Oct 1) click for preview here Please RSVP to Emily if attending! via Zoom and in Room 304 at First Pres (childcare available - please make a reservation) Click for Zoom link, Meeting ID: 288 013 0600, Password: 755625 here The Invisible War by Chip Ingram Thursdays @ 11:45 a.m. - starts Sep 10 ________________________________________________ Led by Tracie Brooks, 679-2658 Room 304 at First Pres (with masks & socially distanced) ​ Watch encouraging women's testimonies here! Testimonies from earlier this year - click . here Week of Aug 17: Nancy Turner Week of Sep 21: Anna McCay Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve To order and pay for your 2020-2021 Women's Yearbook, click . here Emails from Emily Previous 2020 Emails An Invitation to Women's Small Group Studies-Sep 3 ​ An Invitation to Women's Bible Studies & Childcare-Sep 10 An Invitation to Choose (and volunteer opps-Sep 24) An Invitation to Believe (and Advent Workshop)-Oct 20 HEY LADIES -- WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WOMEN'S CIRCLES? Click here First Pres Women's Leadership for 2020 Click . here (If you need contact info for any of these women, please call Charlotte in the church office to set up a password for access to the online directory.) Bible Studies & Resources for Women from Emily Wood I know this is not as good as sitting together around a table looking at each other’s beautiful smiling faces; however, God has given us technology and podcasts and apps, and I’m pretty sure they are “for such a time as this” (Esther 4:14), so let’s use them for all they are worth while we wait! Please look over the list below of online opportunities and study resources, and let me know what you think! -- A great Bible study resource from Jennie Allen is the IF:Gathering app you can download to your phone for free. Access the current daily Bible study . here -- is also a new resource you can find by clicking . IF:TV here -- , run by Lysa Terkeurst (click ), includes all kinds of resources, including the First Five Daily Bible Study app (click ). Both are highly recommended by Shauneen Hatfield and other women in our church. Proverbs 31 Ministries here here -- (click ) is recommended by Shelley Chaloupka. You can find The Bible Recap plan on the YouVersion Bible app many of us already have on our phones (click ). You can also subscribe to The Bible Recap podcast. This is a great way to get into the Word of God! The Bible Recap here here ​ -- (click ) is recommended by Laurie Pinkston. It includes access to more than 2,500 video Bible studies from all our favorite teachers. You can get a free trial on this site to check it out. Please let me know if you are interested in this, and we can purchase a church account to share with all of you! Several of the studies have been mentioned in our women’s testimony videos: Study Gateway here Lezly Welch recommends: by Lysa TerKeurst. It's Not Supposed to be This Way Shelley Chaloupka recommends: by Kathie Lee Gifford The Rock, The Road and The Rabbi -- (click ) is another great resource. ChurchSource here -- (click ). There are all kinds of resources here, including studies from Beth Moore, Priscilla Shirer and more. Lifeway Women’s Online Bible Studies here ​ ​ If you like to cook and would like to bring joy and comfort to someone that is recovering from a hospital or rehab stay, then this is the ministry for you. The blessings you bring to someone with only a simple meal mean so much! If you would like to find out how to help in this ministry, please contact Joyce in the church office. They will be glad to hear from you. Bring a friend and join First Pres women in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico at the Drury Inn, September 10-12, 2021 to focus on: Women's Retreat is now set for 2021! ​ Moving Mountains - Building Mountain-Moving Faith "For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you." Matthew 17:20 -- Sign ups online will return in the future or call Joyce in the church office for more info. -- Request a registration form from Joyce in the church office. If cost is a question, registration is set up so payments can be made that fit your budget - we'll let you know the deadline in advance so there will plenty of time to pay it over time. We want as many as possible to join us at this retreat! Please prayerfully consider joining us! ​ More about our featured speaker: Sharon Glasgow is an energetic, motivational speaker, business owner, writer, wife, mother of five grown daughters, grammy to 12 grandchildren, and lover of Jesus! Her messages compel audiences to live FULLY in the POWER of Christ! She believes and lives “Nothing is impossible for God” her audiences leave events with faith charged to believe this paramount truth. She is a member of the Proverbs 31 Ministries speaking team. She is a contributing author for; Real-Life Devotional Bible for Women, Encouragement for Today, God’s Purpose for Every Woman, For the Write Reason, and The Reason We Speak. Her and her husband Dale live on an organic farm in Fredericksburg, VA. Their barn is a highly sought after wedding venue, they minister to thousands every year on the farm. She’s also a nutritionist and leads workshops. First Presbyterian Women a place to belong, to be nurtured in your faith and to use your talents to build Christ's Kingdom! We are… First Presbyterian Church offers anointed worship, passionate Bible studies and opportunities for fellowship with a body of believers! We invite you to join us as we work together to create a current, relevant, Bible-based, mission-minded environment where women of all ages and backgrounds come together to drink from the well of living water that may only be found through Christ Jesus! CHILD CARE IS AVAILABLE FOR BIBLE STUDY GROUPS, ETC! Child care is available with advance reservations for group meetings and events. To check for availability and make reservations, please or call 373-4242. She can give you availability options. Reservations are on a first come, first served basis. Please give as much advance notice as possible if you need child care. If child care has been reserved and your group is not meeting for any reason, please remember to let Debbie know ASAP, so she may notify the scheduled child care givers and cancel! email Debbie 1/3

  • HOME | Firstpres

    Join us as we worship together We'd be thrilled to have you as our guest at any of our worship services or events throughout the week. Wherever you are in life, there is a place for you here. Gospel Worship Sunday // 8:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary Traditional Worship Sunday // 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary 1105 Contemporary Worship Sunday // 11:05 a.m. in the Fellowship Center (downstairs) What we’re about . . . Our mission statement is . . ."to discover and live the way of Christ in the expansive grace of God." We do that by living out these Core Four Strategies: WORSHIP, GROW, CONNECT, SERVE. These four standards are the tangible ways we carry out this mission statement to our Amarillo community and the world. Click on the banners below to find out more.

  • First Pres Live | Firstpres

    MINISTRIES Home / Ministries / First Pres Live Live opportunities to stay connected as a church family Worship Service // Sunday Mornings 8:30 a.m. - GOSPEL 11:00 a.m. - TRADITIONAL MINISTRIES Adults Care College Age First Pres Kids Library/Resources Missions Music Studies and Groups Youth Columbarium OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve Wednesday Night Studies FPKids Bear Fruit Wednesday Night Lesson Bear Fruit On October 21st the GOT FRUIT Home Groups are starting a second study called BEAR FRUIT. It will be a 5 week study lasting through November 18th. Children's programs will continue to be offered by trained leaders in each home. During this series our Elementary Director Kelli Glass will be leading age appropriate lessons for groups by video. ​ Please check your inbox for the email that will take you to the video. You can download it and share it with your group. FOR THIS WEEK'S BEAR FRUIT LESSON, WE'VE SHARED THE VIDEO WITH YOU VIA DROPBOX. Sermon on the Mount Rev. Dr. Howard Griffin and Elder/Trustee David Mullin will teach this Wednesday Night study. You can join them in Room 304 at the church or online at home or with any Home Group. Here are the Discussion Questions for Week 6

  • GIVING | Firstpres

    GIVING Home / Giving Please click 'Submit' to enter your Credit Card information. Text to Give 1. Open a new text message to 806-208-4288. ​ 2. Enter the amount, in whole dollars, you’d like to give. 3. Press 'Send.' 4. First time users, follow the link provided to a secure website where you add your information, including debit/credit card information. 5. Choose either ‘Budget Pledge 2020’ or 'Gifts and Offerings' from ‘Choose a Fund’ dropdown. 6. You can make this a recurring gift if you choose to. 7. Press the ‘Submit’ button. ​ Your giving is set apart as gift to the Lord for the church to allow for works of mercy, kindness, evangelism, teaching, and many other forms of ministry. Your gift is ultimately an act of worship unto the Lord. ​ As our culture continues the process of living in a more cashless society, First Pres wants to provide you with the option of paying your tithe electronically with an automatic draft payment or a credit card payment. You have the option of giving two different ways - with your credit or debit card, or from your checking or savings account. We have taken the proper care to ensure your transactions are safe and secure. Click below to download our EFT(electronic funds transfer) Authorization form EFT Authorization Form Make Your Pledge to the Operating Budget Please let us know what you pledge to the Operating Budget of 2021. Draft Schedule Please have my entire monthly amount drafted from my account on the 1st of each month. Please have my entire monthly amount drafted from my account on the 15th of each month. Please evenly divide my monthly amount and draft my account equally on the 1st AND the 15th Date I authorize drafts to begin: Routing Number Account Number Account Type Checking Savings Submit Thanks for submitting!

  • Events | Firstpres

    Pick up boxes at the information center starting Oct 25 and drop off filled boxes by November 15. This is a great time for the people of God to rise up and show our trust in God by giving generously. Please consider taking a few extra boxes this year so that we can still reach our goal to bless over 200 children. Jesus' love is what they are receiving from each item in their box. And with prayer God may give you specific items that your child will need or love so dearly. Thank you for helping make such a different in the lives of children all over the world at Christmas time. If we can help you this year, please contact the main office or and let us know how we can help. We can drop off boxes at your home and come back for pick up when you are ready. Also, there are people who would love to help out, if you would rather donate funds this year and let others put your box(es) together. ALSO, special for 2020 Samaritan's Purse has set up for our First Pres family. and follow the easy instructions to build a box specifically for a child's age and gender for $25. Heidi "Build a Shoebox Online" Click here Operation Christmas Child

  • First Pres Kids | Firstpres

    FIRST PRES KIDS Home / Ministries / First Pres Kids Welcome to FIRST PRES KIDS Nursery/Early Childhood Elementary Events OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve Sunday School is Back! Watch the video below that was made for our Preschool friends to learn how to get upstairs. It's a little bit different because renovations are in full swing for big changes on the first floor! The GOT FRUIT Home Groups (and one on-campus Group) will begin another 5 week study on how to "bear" the Fruit of the Spirit in our every day lives. Call Shauneen at 350-5209 if you would like to join a group. Critter Land is Open! Nursery and Preschool Worship are open again for our Babies, Toddlers, Preschoolers and Kindergartners. Coming up: Pick up your shoeboxes at the Welcome Center in the Great Hall or build a shoebox online this year on the First Pres account at . Samaritan's Purse REMIND messages will come as texts to your phone even if you do not have the app. Feel free to comment or send questions back. The account manager will be the only one who sees your comment. About First Pres KIDS MINISTRY... First Pres Kids Ministry is a fun, safe and loving place for KIDS to learn about Jesus! Click to learn about our staff. here Click to learn more about our Sunday School classes at 9:45 am. here (These days and times are temporarily on hold while we worship and study God's Word together online and with our families at home!) RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES: by Robbie Castleman Parenting in the Pew: Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship Check out FaithWeaversNOW, the New Curriculum used by FPKids Ministry for 2018 https://www.group.com/category/ministry-resources/childrens-ministry/sunday-school/faithweaver-now.do

  • Youth | Firstpres

    YOUTH Home / Ministries / Youth high school ski retreat 2020 Join us at Copper Mountain outside Frisco, Colorado for three full days of fun and fellowship! Dates are . December 19 - 23, 2020 Due to COVID-19, we will be staying in condos instead of a hotel-like setting, which will afford our group more separation from other groups. ​ This trip will include options for three days of skiing along with the opportunity to participate in snow tubing or riding the mountain coaster. Copper Mountain Village provides ample shopping in a variety of fun shops. After a full day of fun, each evening will be spent in worship and sharing God's word in small groups with experienced group leaders. Expect to grow spiritually and be changed and renewed on this trip to Copper Mountain! ​ PLEASE NOTE: There are a limited number of slots for this trip, so get your registration completed as soon as possible. A deposit of $200 is required upon registration. Final payment must be submitted . Full refunds will be made up to . no later than December 11th December 4th ​ To register online, click . here YOUTH Middle School High School OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve Colossians 1:17 He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. Connect with us on Twitter AΩ High school Twitter page. AΩ Middle school Twitter page. Like our Facebook page, A&O Student Ministries

  • COMING EVENTS | Firstpres

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  • Kids Events | Firstpres

    I'M NEW Information for New Visitors MEMBERS Resources and Information GET INVOLVED Working Together for Christ KIDS EVENTS Home / Ministries / / First Pres Kids Kids Events Coming Soon: Fall 2020 Home Groups On October 21st the GOT FRUIT Home Groups are starting a second study called BEAR FRUIT. It will be a 5 week study lasting through November 18th. Children's programs will continue to be offered by trained leaders in each home. Call Shauneen to join at 806-350-5209. FIRST PRES KIDS Nursery/Early Childhood Elementary Events OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve

  • Current Sermon Series | Firstpres

    CURRENT SERMON SERIES / Home Worship Services / Current Sermon Series Christianity, Judaism, and Islam all trace their roots back to Father Abraham. As we continue our journey through Genesis, come join us as we discuss the incredible faith of Abraham and what it means to walk by faith so that we too can be called a “friend of God.” (James 2:23). WORSHIP SERVICES Reformed Traditional Contemporary Gospel OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve

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