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The Next 1,000

Posted by Tim McConnell on

A few weeks ago, we handed out flashlights to everyone gathered for Vision Sunday. We talked about how Christ has called us to be Light and Life for the City, and we made a commitment to shine His light. Part of that morning was talking about the “next 1,000.” While we are not called...

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Tags: eblast, light and life

A Creative Look at the Cross Journey - Station 5 & 6

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Station V: Jesus Is Judged by PilateMatthew 27:1-2. 11-26 Huberto Maestas. San Luis, Colorado.Photo Credit: Val Purswell   Station VI: Jesus Is ScourgedMathew 27:27-31 A Prayer and A Painting Lost https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcEFTRmnowwYo Yo Ma - Healing Our CityYo Yo Ma performs at...

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Tags: cross journey, gtw

What's Happening - Week of February 24

Posted by Laura Mueller on

HERE'S WHAT'S COMING UP NEXT WEEK AT FIRST PRES: VIEW THE FULL CALENDAR Sunday, February 24 Join us for worship Sunday at 8:30, 9, 10 or 11 a.m. as we continue our sermon series, Light and Life. Pastor Tim McConnell will preach from  Luke 5:1-11. Adult Sunday...

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Special Announcement: A New Call for the Fowlers

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Last evening our First Pres Session heard how the Lord is leading Katie and Chuck Fowler to a new thing! We are excited to announce that Katie and Chuck have accepted a call to a church plant with Corona Church in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver. Corona is a fellow ECO church, and Katie...

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Open Palms

Posted by Tim McConnell on

I don’t remember where I picked up this illustration, but I think of prayer in this way. Imagine a father and a son walking down the beach, and along the way the boy is collecting things. After a while, the father says, “Show me what you have there, son.” But the boy is afraid...

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Tags: e-blast, light and life

What's Happening - Week of February 17

Posted by Laura Mueller on

HERE'S WHAT'S COMING UP NEXT WEEK AT FIRST PRES: VIEW THE FULL CALENDAR Sunday, February 17 Join us for worship Sunday at 8:30, 9, 10 or 11 a.m. as we continue our sermon series, Light and Life. Pastor Tim McConnell will preach from Luke 4:38-44. Adult Sunday Communities meet at...

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A Creative Look at the Cross Journey - Station 3 and 4

Posted by Laura Mueller on

A Creative Look at the Cross Journey Station III: Jesus is Condemned by the SanhedrinBlasphemy! “I am,” said Jesus. Mark 14:62 Station IV: Peter denies Christ By Judy Peter sleeps in the Garden of Gethsemane, awakes, strikes, cuts off a temple guard's ear. He seeks to stop...

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Tags: gtw, cross journey

Fulfilling Life

Posted by Tim McConnell on

Our fourth grader is doing a project for school on Nikola Tesla. No, he never invented a car. But he did invent the alternating current (AC) induction motor, a remote-controlled boat and X-ray technology, and he paved the way for wireless communication. Unlike his counterparts who preferred...

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What's Happening - Week of February 10

Posted by Laura Mueller on

Here's what's coming up next week at First Pres: View the Full Calendar Sunday, February 10 Join us for worship Sunday at 8:30, 9, 10 or 11 a.m. as we continue our sermon series, Light and Life. Pastor Tim McConnell will preach from Luke 4:16-25. Adult Sunday Communities meet at 8:30...

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Blessing the Guest

Posted by Tim McConnell on

After Vision Sunday last week, our staff quickly turned the entire campus around to host the ECO National Gathering for 2019. By Sunday night our church was filled with sponsor tables, registration desks and materials so that the larger movement of churches to which we belong could come and be...

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