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FEBRUARY MISSION PROJECT FOOD DRIVE FOR LIFE CENTER

FEBRUARY MISSION PROJECT FOOD DRIVE FOR LIFE CENTER

Jan 7, 2018

Life Center is located on Datura Street and maintains a local food bank. This is their vision. “Transforming Communities. We live this out by investing in one life at a time, by sharing the hope and love of Christ while meeting immediate needs and providing long-term solutions to empower people to live the life that God has for them.” […]

Frigid outside …. but warm and welcoming inside for FPCL’s December Community Dinner

Frigid outside …. but warm and welcoming inside for FPCL’s December Community Dinner

Dec 29, 2017

It was 12 degrees outside on the evening of December 26th … but that didn’t keep folks away from FPCL’s December Community Dinner. 27 guests joined us this month with many new faces- including a group of Veteran’s who sat together and reminisced The evening’s menu consisted of Stuffing Casserole with Turkey and Sausage served […]

Advent, a time for preparation, a time for searching, a time for expecting Jesus … and a time for coloring!

Advent, a time for preparation, a time for searching, a time for expecting Jesus … and a time for coloring!

Dec 29, 2017

Advent, a time for preparation, a time for searching, for expecting Jesus to come into our midst, Emmanuel “God with us.” This year we tried something different for our church, and reached into the depths of creativity bringing forth an incredible worship space for Children and Youth. Thanks to beautiful coloring posters created by Illustrated […]

Parents Night Out!

Parents Night Out!

Dec 18, 2017

Kids from age 2 1/2 to 13 gathered following the Friday afternoon Sing Along on December 15 to decorate (and eat!!) sugar cookies, play fun “Minute to Win It” games and create beautiful artwork! Thank you to our volunteers for providing this gift of time to their parents during this busy holiday season!  

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

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

Dec 18, 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 […]

JACQUES’S LITTLETON CHURCH

JACQUES’S LITTLETON CHURCH

Dec 16, 2017

The Littleton Presbyterian Church was Jacques’ dream!   Jules Jacques Benois  Benedict (1879 – 1948) was one of the most prominent architects in Colorado history.  Commonly known as Jacques Benedict, he was born in Chicago in 1879, and he studied architecture at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts.  He came to Denver in 1909, and became renowned for […]

FPCL Feeds over 300 on Thanksgiving Day!

FPCL Feeds over 300 on Thanksgiving Day!

Nov 26, 2017

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 […]

Can Your Child Sing “Silent Night?”  – Learn Traditional and New Christmas Songs

Can Your Child Sing “Silent Night?” – Learn Traditional and New Christmas Songs

Nov 24, 2017

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 […]