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Prayer Focus: MOPS

Pray for the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) ministry which began its 14th season here at FPC on Sept. 22nd. Pray for Mary Miller and the Steering Committee as they seek to encourage and inspire Mothers of Preschool children in our church and community. Pray also especially for needed nursery volunteers.

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Ekklesia Menu for September 25th, 2016

Ekklesia Menu for September 25th, 2016

BBQ Chicken, Potato Salad, Rolls & Green Salad. Dessert is Cinnamon Rolls for $1.00 preserving 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 having the hot meal or the salad bar; $1.00 per slice of pizza, with a maximum family donation of $15.00. Reservations Required Please be considerate of the kitchen crew and reserve your meal(s) so they know how much food to prepare. You can make your reservations by signing up on the form below or by calling the church office (676-0711) by 10:00 am on Wednesday morning. The meal begins at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall of the Family Life Center.

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Volunteer Help Needed

Sue will be taking vacation Oct. 3 thru 7. Maria could use some help in the office (answering phones, light office work, etc.). If you can volunteer from 9 to noon or 1:00 to 4:00 any day that week, please contact Sue at 676-0711 or Sue@fpclw.org to solidify your time. If you have not worked in the office before, you may need to come in for some training.

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New Photo Directory

We are planning to do a new photo directory in Feb. 2017. John Miller will be heading up this project and needs volunteers to help. Please e-mail John here if you can help.

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Associate Minister Position

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales, FL is searching for the man whom the Lord has set apart and is calling to serve Him alongside of us as an Associate Minister. If you are interested in being considered for this pastoral role please click here.

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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

  • The Merciful – Matthew 5:7 (The Beatitudes) September 25, 2016 The Beatitudes are first and foremost about who Christians are before they are about what Christians do. They reveal the nature of those who have been saved by grace through faith in Christ Jesus. They are the traits of those who are citizens of the kingdom of heaven. So, when Jesus said, “Blessed are the ...
  • Next Week’s Sermon September 25, 2016 Next week’s sermon: The Pure in Heart based on Matthew 5:8.
  • Prayer Focus: MOPS September 25, 2016 Pray for the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) ministry which began its 14th season here at FPC on Sept. 22nd. Pray for Mary Miller and the Steering Committee as they seek to encourage and inspire Mothers of Preschool children in our church and community. Pray also especially for needed nursery volunteers.
  • Ekklesia Menu for September 25th, 2016 September 25, 2016 BBQ Chicken, Potato Salad, Rolls & Green Salad. Dessert is Cinnamon Rolls for $1.00 preserving 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 having the hot meal or the salad bar; $1.00 per slice of pizza, with a maximum ...
  • Those Who Hunger and Thirst – Matthew 5:6 (The Beatitudes) September 19, 2016 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” Jesus uses the sensations of physical hunger and thirst to highlight a spiritual reality. We are all pursuing satisfaction. We are all desirous of being filled. Just as our stomachs growl when empty and our mouth dries when parched, so too ...
  • Prayer Focus: The Nomination Process September 19, 2016 Please be in prayer this week for the nomination process for elders, deacons, and congregational officers here at First Presbyterian Church. We ask that you pray for those who will be nominated to serve in these offices. Pray that the Lord makes it evident to us as a congregation, through the process, that He is ...
  • Next Week’s Sermon September 19, 2016 Next week’s sermon: The Merciful based on Matthew 5:7.
  • Ekklesia Menu for September 19th, 2016 September 19, 2016 Glazed Ham Slices, Sweet Potato, Carrots, Biscuits, Salad/Fruit Salad. Dessert is provided by Mary Martha Circle for $1.00 preserving. 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 having the hot meal or the salad bar; $1.00 per slice of ...
  • Volunteer Help Needed September 18, 2016 Sue will be taking vacation Oct. 3 thru 7. Maria could use some help in the office (answering phones, light office work, etc.). If you can volunteer from 9 to noon or 1:00 to 4:00 any day that week, please contact Sue at 676-0711 or Sue@fpclw.org to solidify your time. If you have not worked ...
  • The Meek – Matthew 5:5 (The Beatitudes) September 12, 2016 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” As has been similarly pointed out earlier in this sermon series with regard to poverty of spirit and mourning, this Beatitude is not a command to be meek, so much as it is an acknowledgment that those who are in Christ, those who are of ...

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.