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Prayer Focus: Holy Week

THIS WEEK’S PRAYER FOCUS: Holy Week (Palm Sunday through Easter) is one of the most glorious and challenging times to worship the Lord. It is glorious because we have the privilege of remembering how our Lord Jesus Christ gave the ultimate sacrifice; his life, for our redemption. We are reminded that he rose from the dead, and lives and reigns with God the Father and the Holy Spirit. Holy Week is challenging because it is painful to review the terrible suffering, humiliation, torture, and pain that Jesus endured. The music of the Lenten season often reflects the suffering of the ...

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Kidz News - An EGGcellent time at Polk Avenue!

More than 80 people (almost 50 of them kids!) met at Polk Avenue Elementary after school on Monday for our second Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt! Children from Polk Avenue's Faith Finders Club and First Pres joined together to make resurrection eggs that tell the story of Jesus, complete a scavenger hunt for Easter eggs, pick out some fun prizes, and eat a family dinner in the cafeteria. A BIG thank you to our host, Polk Avenue Elementary School, and all of the volunteers and donors that helped to make this special event such a success! And coming soon... Join ...

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Horizon/Quest Deadlines to keep in mind

Horizon/Quest Deadlines to keep in mind

Scholarship Applications will be due by April 30th; Registration deposits will be due by May 10th; any balances due by May 31st. All forms are available here or from Micah.

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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

  • Maundy Thursday Service April 17, 2017 Click below to listen to the Maundy Thursday Service recorded April 13, 2017.
  • Prayer Focus: Holy Week April 10, 2017 THIS WEEK’S PRAYER FOCUS: Holy Week (Palm Sunday through Easter) is one of the most glorious and challenging times to worship the Lord. It is glorious because we have the privilege of remembering how our Lord Jesus Christ gave the ultimate sacrifice; his life, for our redemption. We are reminded that he rose from the ...
  • Kidz News – An EGGcellent time at Polk Avenue! April 10, 2017 More than 80 people (almost 50 of them kids!) met at Polk Avenue Elementary after school on Monday for our second Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt! Children from Polk Avenue’s Faith Finders Club and First Pres joined together to make resurrection eggs that tell the story of Jesus, complete a scavenger hunt for Easter eggs, ...
  • Palm Sunday: Blessed, the Coming Kingdom April 10, 2017 Mark 11:1-11 Throughout the earlier days of His ministry, Jesus kept a relatively low profile. To be sure, news about His authoritative teaching, His miraculous works, and His compassion for the needy had spread throughout the region of Galilee, but Jesus had never been so publicly bold in accepting praise for being Messiah King as He ...
  • Ekklesia Menu for April 12th, 2017 April 10, 2017 The Ekklesia meal for April 12th: Seasoned Roast Pork, Yellow Rice, Broccoli, green salad and a roll. Dessert is Cherry Crisp for $1.00 per serving.  If you prefer, you may choose the Salad Bar instead of the hot meal. Pizza is available for $1.00 per slice The suggested donation for Ekklesia meals is $5.00 for adults ...
  • Mega Sports Camp June 5-9 April 10, 2017 Mega Sports Camp is coming to First Pres June 5-9! For rising PreK 4’s (age 4 by 9/1/17) through rising 6th graders. Activities this year will include basketball, golf, cheer, and art. Registration forms are on the church website or in the church office. Volunteers are still needed! For more information, please contact Suzie Hershberger ...
  • Jacob: Struggle with God April 3, 2017 Genesis 32:22-32 Esau was coming, and 400 men with him. Jacob had prayed. Jacob had sent droves of gifts ahead to Esau. Jacob had divided his family up in the hopes of protecting as many as he could. Then night came. Jacob left his family and went into the dark on his own. He was alone. ...
  • Prayer Focus: Christ’s Death April 3, 2017 THIS WEEK’S PRAYER FOCUS: As we look to Palm and Easter Sundays, let us meditate on Christ’s death, let us also remember Jesus’ words in Mark 8:34-37 when He said, “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny hmself and take up his cross and follow Me.   For whoever would save his life will lose ...
  • Ekklesia Menu for April 5th, 2017 April 3, 2017 The Ekklesia meal for April 5th: Crispy Fish, French Fries, Cole Slaw and a roll. Desert is provided by MOPS for $1.00 per serving.  If you prefer, you may choose the Salad Bar instead of the hot meal. Pizza is available for $1.00 per slice The suggested donation for Ekklesia meals is $5.00 for adults who ...
  • Kidz News – Easter Celebration at Polk Avenue April 3, 2017 Looking for a fun way to get involved with outreach and evangelism with First Pres? On Monday, April 10th, from about 2:00pm until about 5:00pm, the Faith Finders Club and Children’s Council are teaming up for a celebration of Easter at Polk Avenue Elementary School. This program will serve BOTH Polk Avenue students AND First Pres ...

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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.