C:\Temp\60 Plus Ways to Connect Working Version 02-28-08.doc Rev. 02/05/08 bw 1 of 6 60+ WAYS TO GET INVOLVED AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Fellowship Groups for Adults Group Contact Notes Couples Fellowship Stephenie Hines 459-6811 Fellowship gathering for 20 9s, 30 9s & 40 9s. (Child care available.) - every other month on a Saturday evening.
First Covenant Susie & Nick Herberger 448-5883 Sunday morning class for couples in their 20 9s 30 9s 40 9s. Meets in the West Balcony Room. Small Groups Brenda Norton 747-1058, ext.
220 Intentional small groups of 3-12 people who meet on a regular basis to connect relationally, study the Bible, share life 9s experiences, support each other in prayer, and grow in faithful service to Christ. Keenagers Rich Pokorny 535-2166 Monthly lunches (3 rd Thursdays) for fellowship and programs on topics of interest for adults of retirement age. Regular regional tours are also offered.
Men 9s Ministries Men 9s Breakfast Bob Brandenburger 448-9813 Service Team: Steve Aspinwell 992-7434 Monthly men 9s breakfast on the first Tuesday. Men 9s Service Team 3 provides assistance for the church family who are in need. Mother 9s of Preschoolers (MOPS) Rachel Pitts / Kim Heinrich 893-3672 A program led by ... more. less.
moms and designed for moms with children from infancy to kindergarten.<br><br> Quilting Group Lexi Burg 448-0919 A group of women in the church who gather to create quilts together 3 meet the 2 nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm. Recreational Ministries Brenda Norton 747-1058, ext. 220 A variety of groups in the church built around activities such as biking and basketball.<br><br> Thursday Women 9s Studies Robin Gray 536-4392 Meet weekly on Thursday mornings to study a scripture based book. Tuesday Women 9s Studies Nancy Cabe 586-7221 Meet on the morning of the third Tuesday of the month for Bible Study, speakers and lunch. Women 9s Ministries Brenda Norton 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 220 Regular gatherings for women to share and study scripture as well as special events and retreats. C:\Temp\60 Plus Ways to Connect Working Version 02-28-08.doc Rev. 02/05/08 bw 2 of 6 Annual Fellowship Events All-Church Summer Retreat Brenda Norton 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 220 A late August retreat held at Camp Spalding north of Spokane for the congregation with fun and faith combined in creative ways. Care Groups Group Contact Notes Deacons Kim Johnson 747-6580 The Office of Deacon is cone of sympathy, witness, and service after the example of Jesus Christ. d Deacons minister to the needy, the sick, the friendless, and the distressed. Prayer Chain 747-1058, ext.150 This ministry provides a confidential way for prayers to be given attention by the church body.<br><br> Requests for prayer are forwarded to this team who has made a commitment to pray. Educational Groups Group Contact Notes Adult Sunday Education Jeanne Walsh 747-1058, ext. 200 A variety of classes for adults is offered each Sunday at 9:45 AM from September to June.<br><br> Topics: Biblical literacy; discipleship; spiritual formation and growth; marriage and family relationships; Christian leadership and service. Basic Bible Study: cDisciple Bible Study d Jeanne Walsh 747-1058 ext. 200 Thirty-four week Bible study that covers 70% of the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.<br><br> Begins in September and ends in May. Designed for those who are new to Bible study or those seeking more in depth study. Basic Faith Course: cAlpha d Kevin Finch 747-1058, ext.225 Ten-week practical introduction to Christian faith.<br><br> Designed for seekers and those interested in revitalizing their faith. Offered twice a year. Children 9s Baptism Classes Pastors Office 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 228 Two hour classes are offered as needed during the year for parents who are planning to have their children baptized or who have questions about infant baptism. Engaged Couples 9 cNew Beginnings d Barbie Olson 448-2765 A workshop for engaged, newly-married and seriously dating couples offered quarterly as a weekend retreat at FPC. First Covenant Susie & Nick Herberger 448-5883 Sunday morning class for couples in their 20 9s 30 9s 40 9s.<br><br> Meets in the West Balcony Room. C:\Temp\60 Plus Ways to Connect Working Version 02-28-08.doc Rev. 02/05/08 bw 3 of 6 Marriage Classes Barbie Olson 448-2765 Classes and workshops designed to support and strengthen couple relationships are offered on a fluctuating schedule from September to May.<br><br> Membership Class: cCore d Renee Fleming 624-6616 Introduction to the congregation. Class offered three times a year at different times and in different formats for those wanting to know more about the church or interested in membership. Parenting Jeanne Walsh 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 200 Resources for parenting Small Group Leaders Training Brenda Norton 747-1058, ext. 220 A course designed to prepare you to thoughtfully host a small group. C:\Temp\60 Plus Ways to Connect Working Version 02-28-08.doc Rev.<br><br> 02/05/08 bw 4 of 6 Groups for Youth and Children Group Contact Notes Children 9s Sunday School Tani Starbuck-Carlson 747-1058, x111 Sunday morning classes are available for 2 yrs old & up Children 9s Choirs and Arts in the Afternoon Ruth Michaelis 747-1058 ext. 301 For 1 st 3 6 th grade on Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30 45 minutes of choir and 45 minutes of art Children 9s Faith Forest Lesa Painter 747-1058, ext. 113 Workshop oriented learning experience for 1 st -3 rd graders on Sunday mornings, 9:45-10:45 Children 9s King 9s Kids Carole Spotts 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 114 Sunday morning during the 8:30 service (after the children 9s message) 3yrs old 3 3 rd grade participate in puppets, drama, music, and other activities focused on a lesson Children 9s Nursery Carole Spotts 747-1058, ext. 114 Children 6 weeks up to 2 yrs old are cared for in the nursery during the 8:30 and 11:00 services and the 9:45 Sunday School hour Choir for Children Mini M&M 9s Ruth Michaelis 535-7218 For age 4 & 5 on Monday & Wednesday, 11:45-12:40 Preteen KLUB 456 3 Sunday program for 4 th , 5 th , 6 th Graders Meg Stewart 747-1058, ext. 151 Workshop oriented learning experience for 4 th , 5 th , & 6 th graders on Sunday mornings, 9:45-10:45 Call for info about Small Group Bible Studies Preteen KWAM (Kids with a Mission) Meg Stewart 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 151 An opportunity in mid June for youth entering 5 th and 6 th grade to participate in a one-week local mission project Preteen SALT or PEPPER Events Meg Stewart 747-1058, ext. 151 Once a month Friday evening activities for 4 th , 5 th & 6 th graders Junior High SHIFT_jrhi Ministries Daryl Geffken 747-1058 ext. 131 Tuesday evenings 7:00-8:30 PM Sunday mornings, 9:45-10:45 in the Well Room Small Groups meet weekly Senior High Programs / Ministries Randy Brothers 747-1058 ext.<br><br> 130 Wednesday evenings 7:00-8:30 PM Sunday mornings, 9:45-10:45 Small Groups meet weekly Vacation Bible School Tani Starbuck-Carlson 747-1058, ext. 111 A week full of fun mornings including bible lessons, games, crafts, music and new friends - for 4 yrs old through 4 th grade - Last week in June First Presbyterian Church Preschool & Kindergarten Mary Davey 747-9192 Preschool for 3 9s, 4 9s and Kindergarten C:\Temp\60 Plus Ways to Connect Working Version 02-28-08.doc Rev. 02/05/08 bw 5 of 6 Ways to Serve Group Contact Notes Anuak Meer Mary Frankhauser 448-0805 For more information regarding how you can serve in this ministry contact Mary Frankhauser.<br><br> Adult Sunday School Teaching Team Jeanne Walsh 747-1058, ext. 200 A teaching team trains and plans together and shares leadership of the weekly classes. Barton School: English as a Second Language Mildred Scheel 534-4526 The school assists non-English speakers with basic survival English, GED, citizenship, driver 9s education and other needed courses of study.<br><br> No previous teaching experience needed. Bible Study Leaders First Pres/En Christo/Downtown Kevin Finch 747-1058, ext. 225 Members of First Pres, En Christo (members from Whitworth) and residents of downtown Spokane join together for a Bible study geared toward building relationships.<br><br> Bulletin Assembly Bobbi Winward 747-1058, ext. 235 Friday mornings at approximately 10:00 AM. Children 9s Teaching Teams or Children 9s Message Team Tani Starbuck-Carlson 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 111 All kid 9s Sunday classes are taught by teams and we can use you! Also a team that works together on Children 9s Messages for the worship services. Flower Team Donna Brewster 838-3041 Provides flower arrangements for Sundays; helps with sanctuary decorations for services and events.<br><br> Front Desk Hosts Weekday / Sunday Bobbi Winward 747-1058, ext. 235 Weekday team of volunteers who take one four hour shift each week at the front desk to welcome guests. Sunday team of volunteers who take one or two shifts per month at the front desk to welcome guests and answer the telephone during worship services.<br><br> Shifts cover one service and half of the education hour. Jubilee Marketplace Sue Mushlitz 448-5130 For more information regarding how you can serve in this ministry contact Sue Mushlitz. Meals For New Parents Currently provided by MOPS ( Mothers of Preschoolers) A group who provide several meals for new parents after the birth of a child.<br><br> We are in need of a volunteer coordinator who would be willing to head this wonderful ministry. Music & Worship Chancel Choir Bonnie Robinson 468-2607 The primary worship-leading group at the 11:00 AM service, singing nearly every Sunday. Music & Worship Hand Bell Choir Diane Barrick 924-1816 Performs throughout the year.<br><br> Music & Worship Men 9s Ensemble Currently inactive Music & Worship Praise Band Jonikka Erickson 921-2298 The primary worship-leading group at the 8:30am service, playing and singing nearly every Sunday. C:\Temp\60 Plus Ways to Connect Working Version 02-28-08.doc Rev. 02/05/08 bw 6 of 6 Music & Worship Women 9s Ensemble Jan Priddy 327-6637 Performs throughout the year.<br><br> Newsletter Assembly Annie Gill 747-1058, ext. 213 One Wednesday morning a month. Office Aids & Media Presentations Bobbi Winward 747-1058, ext 214 Help with office tasks such as copying, folding, and bulk mailings.<br><br> Assist with Sunday mornings PowerPoint presentations. No experience necessary 3 we will train. Rebuilding Spokane Curt Shoemaker 448-6063 A yearly project on a Saturday in April to provide needed renovations to low-income landlords throughout the city.<br><br> We partner with other churches and businesses to provide the needed work. Rummage Sale Linda Browne 448-2513 This team coordinates two Rummage Sales each year: early May & early October. Senior High Youth: Easter Project Teams Randy Brothers 747-1058, ext.<br><br> 130 This is an opportunity for high schoolers to reach out to the poor in Mexico by building a house for a family during Spring Break. SHIFT_jrhi Youth: Urban Plunge San Francisco Team Daryl Geffken 747-1058, ext 131 This is a great opportunity for jrhi students to be introduced to reaching out by experiencing what it 9s like to serve others in urban San Francisco for one week in the summer. Sunday Morning Greeters Shirley Erickson 954-3857 Call Joyce if you feel led to welcome Sunday morning attenders at one of the sanctuary doors.<br><br> This welcoming ministry is easy and joy-filled. Technology Taskforce Grant Erickson 747-1058 3 ask for Bobbi Winward Team working on computer and network issues for the church server and workstations. Also the sound system / lighting and media presentation software.<br><br> Web Site Team Burke Norton 448-9621 Join the group designing and maintaining our congregation 9s web site. Welcome Team Kevin Finch 747-1058, ext. 225 Hospitality group that works to connect visitors into the congregation through welcome coffees, calls, and facilitating connections to groups in the church.<br><br> Women 9s Ministry Teams Brenda Norton 747-1058, ext. 220 You 9re invited to join in the wonderful fellowship enjoyed on a planning team for any of our women 9s studies, retreats or events. <br><br>