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Prayer Focus: Memorial Day

Please be in prayer for the families and friends of those who have lost their lives in military service to the United States of America. The sacrifices these men and women made have afforded us wonderful temporal freedoms as the citizens of this country. Therefore, we praise God for them, ...

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Work Crew at Bonclarken

The deadline for turning in applications for Work Crew 2016 at Bonclarken has been extended. Work Crew is an essential part of the conferences and helps the directors, speakers, worship leaders, and program staff to reach out to hundreds of Middle and High School youth. Your duties will include setting up ...

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A Little Change... Changes LIVES!

Choices Pregnancy Care Program, part of the Lake Wales Care Center, has asked us to participate in the "Baby Bottle Boomerang". Beginning Mother's Day and running through Father's Day, our church and small groups will have baby bottles to fill with coins, cash or checks to donate to the pregnancy ...

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed for Mega Sports Camp! June 20-24, 2016, our doors will be open to almost 150 children of the Lake Wales community for a week of fun, fellowship, and faith. And we need some of our best leaders (adult and middle/high school) to help make it happen! You ...

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Mega Sports Camp: Epic Moments!

Mark the dates of June 20-24 on your calendar for the 2016 Mega Sports Camp. You can choose your activity when you register and then spend the week of camp learning about some EPIC MOMENTS in the life of the apostle Peter, growing in your own faith in Jesus, and ...

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Summer Choir and Art Camp 2016

Children ages 7-14 are invited to participate in our annual Summer Choir and Art Camp this season, June 27-July 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 daily, with an optional Art Class from 12:00-1:00! The theme this year will be “Be Strong!” using songs and narrations that will encourage the kids ...

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The vision of the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales is to be a Christ-centered fellowship of believers, devoted to glorifying God through true worship, personal evangelism, discipleship, and servanthood.

First Pres News

  • Ekklesia Meal May 29, 2016 Our Wednesday night Ekklesia program is over for the year. Please join us in the Fall for new classes, good food and lots of fellowship.
  • Work Crew at Bonclarken May 22, 2016 The deadline for turning in applications for Work Crew 2016 at Bonclarken has been extended. Work Crew is an essential part of the conferences and helps the directors, speakers, worship leaders, and program staff to reach out to hundreds of Middle and High School youth. Your duties will include setting up and cleaning up for camp ...
  • Next Week’s Sermon May 22, 2016 The sermon on May 29, 2016 will be “Death and Descendants” based on Genesis 25:1-18.
  • Menu for May 25, 2016 May 22, 2016 The menu for May 25, 2016 is…BBQ on a bun, French Fries, salad and a watermelon slice. If you prefer, you may choose the Salad Bar or Pizza instead of the hot meal. The suggested donation for Ekklesia meals is $5.00 for adults who are having the hot meal or the salad bar; $2.50 for children who are ...
  • Next Week’s Sermon May 16, 2016 The sermon on May 22, 2016 will be “The Wife of Isaac” based on Genesis 24:1-67.
  • In Memory – Bobbi Culberson May 16, 2016 We wish to express our heartfelt sympathy and supportive prayers to the family and friends of Bobbi Culberson who passed away May 8, 2016. She was born on January 13, 1930, in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, to John and Dorothy Peterson. Her life was one of service to Jesus Christ, family, and all those whose lives she touched. ...
  • Menu for May 18, 2016 May 16, 2016 The menu for May 18, 2016 is…Willie’s Chicken, Stuffing, Peas and Carrots, salad and a roll. If you prefer, you may choose the Salad Bar or Pizza instead of the hot meal. Dessert will be provided by Ruth Circle for $1.00 per serving. The suggested donation for Ekklesia meals is $5.00 for adults who are having the hot meal or ...
  • A Little Change… Changes LIVES! May 9, 2016 Choices Pregnancy Care Program, part of the Lake Wales Care Center, has asked us to participate in the “Baby Bottle Boomerang”. Beginning Mother’s Day and running through Father’s Day, our church and small groups will have baby bottles to fill with coins, cash or checks to donate to the pregnancy center.
  • A Prayer for Mother’s Day May 9, 2016 A few folks have asked me to share the written version of the Prayer for Mother’s Day from the May 8, 2016 worship service. What follows is the original written form. I did make a few edits as I was praying, so what is written here may be slightly different from what I prayed aloud ...
  • Next Week’s Sermon May 9, 2016 The sermon on May 15, 2016 will be “A Firstfruit of the Promised Land” based on Genesis 23:1-20.

World Witness

The vision of the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales is to be a Christ-centered fellowship of believers, devoted to glorifying God through true worship, personal evangelism, discipleship, and servanthood.