Whiz Kids Annual Christmas Party, Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Whiz Kids Annual Christmas Party, Thursday, December 14th, 2017

A good time was had by all at our “Old Fashion” Christmas Party.  Tables were set in Ficklin Hall for our Buffet Meal and table activities.   One room on the Lower Level was set up for decorating sugar cookies (to take home to their families), while another room was set up for making  paper chains and stringing popcorn.   Students also stopped […]

FPCL Feeds over 300 on Thanksgiving Day!

FPCL Feeds over 300 on Thanksgiving Day!

Yeah!!  We did it again!  It was a beautiful, warm day which is always a relief!  We delivered 215 meals and served at least 130 at church which is about 50 more than last year.  We believe this increase is due to the guests we have been attending our monthly community dinners.  The generosity of […]

Christmas Giving Tree for our Whiz Kids

Christmas Giving Tree for our Whiz Kids

Pete and Suzanne Gordon are once again, organizing our annual Giving Tree ministry.  The tree, with students and siblings names, will be in Chandler Hall beginning today, Sunday, November 19th.  Gifts need to be returned by December 10th so that tutors can deliver the gifts on December 14th following the Whiz Kids Christmas party.  More details will be available when you […]

FCPL Salutes our Veterans

FCPL Salutes our Veterans

Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I.  Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.  Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans—living or dead—but especially gives […]

Trick or Treat! FPCL’s October Community Dinner on Halloween Night

Trick or Treat!  FPCL’s October Community Dinner on Halloween Night

FPCL’s Community Dinner is held the last Tuesday of every month.  For the month of October this fell on Halloween! We welcomed 47 guests including many returning faces. The meal consisted of:  Homemade Chili (with onions, cheese and jalapenos to put on top if diners wanted), Corn Chips, Corn Bread, Tossed Green Salad and Fruit Salad.  Halloween […]

FPCL’s Gently Used Items “Fill the Truck” in Support of arc Thrift Stores!

FPCL’s Gently Used  Items “Fill the Truck” in Support of arc Thrift Stores!

Each year, FPCL supports arc Thrift stores by filling a trailer with gently used items that arc can then resell at their thrift stores.  In return for filling the truck, arc Thrift makes a special financial gift to First Presbyterian!  This was the 4th year that FPCL has filled the truck.  In years past, arc has dropped off […]

FPCL’s Men’s Work Camp, J.W. Graham’s Free Nailers, annual trip to Alamosa in the San Luis Valley

FPCL’s Men’s Work Camp, J.W. Graham’s Free Nailers, annual trip to Alamosa in the San Luis Valley

Eight men from three Presbyterian Churches traveled last week to the most disadvantaged county in Colorado.  We worked for 4 days for La Puente, a non-profit serving these communities.   Began each day with devotions   Removed, re-framed and installed four new windows for Volunteer House   Replaced exterior siding   Installed two storm doors […]