Alternative Gifts Available!

firstpr0 Ministries, Mission & Outreach

The Mission Committee offers the Alternative Gift Sale on December 10 and 17. Give a gift in honor or in memory of a loved one, and purchase items to benefit our sister church in Domasi, Malawi. We have a focus on educational opportunities this year including tuition, school fees and preschool toys and supplies, as well as support for the …

Christmas Offering 2017

firstpr0 International Mission, Local Mission, Mission & Outreach, National Mission

Support Local Mission: We will be receiving our annual Christmas offering throughout the month of December. This very important offering supports local mission agencies and our Benevolence Fund. See the bulletin board by the coffee kitchen for lists of local partners supported by this offering. Please mark your gifts as “Christmas Offering” and place in the weekly offering, drop off …

Hanging of the Greens

firstpr0 Church News, FPCU Worship

Everyone is invited to help with the hanging of the greens next Sunday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m. as we prepare the sanctuary for the Advent season. Tasks range from putting candles into plastic candleholders for Christmas Eve, to helping untangle greenery, to climbing ladders while assembling the Christmas tree. In other words, we need lots of help from people …

Presbyterians in Cuba – Adventures in Faith Sunday, November 19

firstpr0 Church News, Education Ministry, Mission & Outreach

Sunday Seminar: “Presbyterians in Cuba – Adventures in Faith,” this Sunday (November 19), 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. Are Presbyterians in Cuba? YES, we have an Amazing Presence! Learn more this Sunday. Following worship, Don and Nancy Uchtmann will describe their April 2017 mission trip to Havana. They will note the history of Presbyterians in Cuba, report on their experiences as …

Sunday, November 19, 2017

firstpr0 FPCU Worship

Adult Bible Study – 8:15 a.m. Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. PYC Mixes Distributed – following worship Sunday School for Children & Youth – following worship Seminar: “Presbyterians in Cuba” – following worship Facing Racism Study – 5:30-7:00 p.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Photo is of …

Field Trip to Pembroke Nature Preserve, IL and Kankakee Sands, IN

firstpr0 Earth Care, Local Mission, Mission & Outreach

Field Trip to Pembroke Nature Preserve, IL and Kankakee Sands, IN: Sponsored by the Land Conservation Foundation (LCF). Join us Sunday, November 19, 2017. Meet at 8:00 a.m. to carpool at Schnucks, 109 N. Mattis Ave., Champaign. Return by 4:30 p.m. Visit rich remnants and new restoration efforts in the fascinating area featured in the film “Everglades of the North: …

Film Screening of National Geographic’s “Before the Flood”

firstpr0 Earth Care, International Mission, Ministries, Mission & Outreach

A riveting account of the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change. Monday, November 13 at 7:00 p.m. at the Channing Murray Foundation (1209 West Oregon St., Urbana). Film screening, food, and Q & A with Ann Burger, retired Presbyterian minister and activist. (Sponsored by Wesley United Methodist Church, Unitarian Universalist Church of Champaign-Urbana.)