40 DAYS OF LOVE - We have begun an all
church study - 40 Days of Love, based on 1 Corinthians 13. This is a six week small group
study. If you would like to join a class, please call the church office and we will connect you with a group that meets
at a convenient time and place for you. We will conclude the study with a Sunday Celebration on March 5th. We
urge everyone to participate!
C.L.A.S.S. 101 - "BECOMING A COVENANT
PARTNER" - Pastor Steve Mock will be holding the C.L.A.S.S. 101 Becoming a Covenant Partner
on Sunday, February 26th, at 3pm. Anyone interested in becoming a member/covenant partner of First
Presbyterian Church is invited to attend this two-hour seminar. Topics to be covered are: our purpose for existing;
our process for spiritual growth; God's plan for reaching the world; and our personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Sign up in the church foyer.
WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY - THIS STUDY WILL RESUME
ON MARCH 8TH FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF THE 40 DAYS OF LOVE ALL CHURCH STUDY.
WHAT IS YOUR SHAPE - Have you discovered
the unique purpose God has for your life? This study is designed to take you to the next level of purpose, to reveal
how God has designed you, and help see how that fits the intention for which you were created. In three sessions we'll
unpack for you the five elements of God's blueprints for S.H.A.P.E.ing you.
Spiritual Gifts Heart/Passions Abilities
Join us on Mondays, March 20th, March 27th and April
3rd at 10am at our church to discover your SHAPE. Each session is about 1 1/2 hours long. Please use
the sign up sheet in the church foyer so that we can be sure to have the correct number of study guides for you.
(Retired Old Men Eating Out Someplace) & J.U.L.I.E.T.S. (Joyful Understanding
Ladies Inconspicuously Eating
Together Someplace) - meets at the Sky View Café at the Punta Gorda Airport at 8:00am on
Thursdays, February 23rd, March 9th and 23rd. Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.
THE SECOND CUP
(of coffee) - You're invited to be part of a Bible study discussion group, led by Dave Sifferd. This
study is on the Book of Acts, using the NIV Bible as the textbook. Bring a friend and join us on in Fellowship Hall
for a Second Cup. Our next meetings are Thursdays, February 23rd and March 9th and 23rd at 9:30am.
TOUR - We have arranged to tour the facilities at the new Crossroads Hope Academy, formerly known as AMIkids
Crossroads, on Tuesday, March 7th. We will also view the Pottery Room in action. If you would
like to participate in this tour, we will be leaving the church at 2:30pm and return around 6:00pm.
Please sign up in the church foyer or call the church office.
SINGLES MINISTRY - Singles, please join us for our first
meeting on Monday, February 27th, at 10:00am for coffee and donuts and to discuss plans for our new ministry.
Please sign up on the sheet in the church foyer.
ST. PATRICK'S DAY DINNER - Please plan to join us
on Wednesday, March 15th, at 5:30pm for a St. Patrick's Day Dinner in Fellowship Hall, featuring corned
beef and cabbage. We will show the movie "Lord of the Dance".
PRAYER SHAWL GATHERING - If you
like to knit or crochet, please gather with us in Fellowship Hall the second Monday of each month at 10am. Our next
date is Monday, March 13th.
GAME MORNINGS - Join us for Game Mornings from 10am to
Noon in Fellowship Hall. We will meet all Thursdays in February. Curious? Come one and all -
either to play or observe.
HELPING MISIÓN PENIEL
volunteer to help with serving a meal at Misión Peniel, once a month on Fridays. The next trip is Friday, March 24th, carpooling from the church at 12:15pm.
AND FISHES MINISTRY - Are you interested in making a meal when there is a short-term need in the congregation
due to an illness or loss? Are you willing to deliver a meal that someone else has fixed? If so, please use the
sign up sheet in the church foyer. If you have any questions, please speak to Kay Callahan, our Deacon of this ministry.