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President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day 1863

President Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation – Thanksgiving Day 1863

Nov 19, 2017

On this Sunday before Thanksgiving, we welcome to worship Matt Spruill to read Abraham Lincoln’s Proclamation of Thanksgiving.  Matt is a retired U.S. Army Colonel and a former Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide. He graduated from The Citadel with a BA in History and the University of Missouri with a MA in History.  He is a […]

Christmas Giving Tree for our Whiz Kids

Christmas Giving Tree for our Whiz Kids

Nov 19, 2017

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

Nov 4, 2017

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

Nov 4, 2017

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 […]

2018 Pledge Drive

2018 Pledge Drive

Oct 29, 2017

THE 2018 PLEDGE DRIVE has begun. Stewardship would like to remind you to turn in your pledge cards by Stewardship Sunday, November 12th.  Then plan to join us in Ficklin Hall on 11/12 after the 10:30 service for fellowship and food as we celebrate FPCL’s accomplishments in 2017.  The celebration on 11/12 will be a potluck. Please see a […]

Reformation 500:  Looking Back, Living Forward

Reformation 500: Looking Back, Living Forward

Oct 29, 2017

“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God—not the result of works, so that no one may boast.”  Ephesians 4:8-9 On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church in Germany. His list of questions […]

FPCL Youth Group Meyers Ranch Hike

FPCL Youth Group Meyers Ranch Hike

Oct 18, 2017

Youth Group Meyers Ranch Hike:   October 8, 2017: 9 youth and 7 adults embarked on an incredible adventure, spending the day in the beautiful Colorado sunshine on warm fall day they hiked to seek God in the wilderness. The day began with praying through the Divine Hours. As we reached Meyers Ranch, each youth […]

Support Troop 444 at the 2017 Haunts of Littleton

Support Troop 444 at the 2017 Haunts of Littleton

Oct 12, 2017

2017 Haunts of Littleton Ghost Story Tours are a celebration of First Presbyterian Church of Littleton’s Boy Scout and Venture Scout 444 giving back to our community. October 21st, 27th and 28th, the family friendly walking tours start at the Littleton Light Rail Station. The tours take 45 minutes and start every 10 minutes between 7 till 9 pm. New […]

Lining up for FPCL’s September Community Dinner

Lining up for FPCL’s September Community Dinner

Sep 30, 2017

FPCL had a great turnout for the September Community Dinner on Tuesday, September 26th.  58 guests including 10 children dined with us.   When the doors opened up at 6 pm, there were already 35 diners lined up outside waiting to come in.  The homemade meal included Baked Chicken, Homemade Creamy Potato Salad, Peas with a […]

Join Us in Donating to Hurricane Harvey Relief and Recovery

Join Us in Donating to Hurricane Harvey Relief and Recovery

Sep 27, 2017

Help those in needed affected by this devastating storm.  Click HERE to donate.  

New Place to Worship: Video in the Youth Room

New Place to Worship: Video in the Youth Room

Sep 21, 2017

Starting Sunday, September 24, we will have a live audio and video feed into the TV in the Youth Room on the 4th floor. This space is available to anyone who needs it, but we envisioned it especially for families with children who want to remain with their  parents but might need a little room […]

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!

Sep 10, 2017

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 Community Dinner Continues to Grow and Serve

FPCL’s Community Dinner Continues to Grow and Serve

Sep 3, 2017

FPCL’s August Community Dinner held on Tuesday evening, August 29th was another successful dinner, feeding 50 guests and 18 volunteers, plus seconds for some and many to-go boxes.  Once again we had many stories from our guests and many, many compliments and thanks.  One family who came in July, brought some fresh picked produce from […]

FPCL Youth Group Mini Mission 2017 “Trip Report”

FPCL Youth Group Mini Mission 2017 “Trip Report”

Aug 31, 2017

Mini Mission Trip 2017   Day 1: Action Center Packing School Supplies Day 2: FPCL Work Day Day 3: Action Center Grocery Store   Action Center: Packing School Supplies Every year the Action Center of Jefferson County hosts 6 days where families from the area can apply to pick up school supplies for their children […]

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

Aug 29, 2017

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 […]