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CityServe 2017 City-Wide Worship Service

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

The house was full—and full of joy—tonight as worshipers from dozens of churches joined to lift up our Lord and prepare our hearts to serve and love our city tomorrow.  Yemi Mobolade, CityServe Director, and Tim McConnell, Lead Pastor at First Pres welcomed...

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Calling Pastor Tom

Posted by Matt Fox on

At tonight's congregational meeting, held at 6:30 p.m. in the Worship Center, First Pres Covenant Partners approved all three motions on the table, including two changes to church bylaws. Attendees voted unanimously to call Rev. Dr. Tom Pipkin to the role of Pastor of Family...

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God is up to Something

Posted by Katie Fowler on

God has a mission. Or to put it another way: God is up to something. Throughout Scripture, we see this movement of God. Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, the people of Israel, Moses, Joshua, Deborah, Ruth, David, Jeremiah, Esther. All of them were caught up in a story bigger than themselves. The climax...

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God First Mobile

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Posted by Lindy Keffer on

guest post by Marlene Kort Pastor Tim McConnell opened the First Things First sermon series with a story about a mobile his daughter made in elementary school. Held by the wrong piece, the project was a jumbled mess. But when he got the right piece at the top, all of the other pieces fell into...

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CityServe - It Starts With Worship

Posted by Laura Mueller on

We're getting ready for worship on Sunday. Bulletins have been posted here.  You First in Community This Sunday we turn a corner in our First Things First series to spend a couple of weeks considering what happens when we apply Kingdom values to our lives as part of the Colorado Springs...

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La Limonada: Guatemala Team Update

Posted by Susan Buenger on

The drainage ravine that hosts the neighborhood of Limonada in Guatemala City is not an ordinary place. It is simultaneously full of hope and violence, beauty and profound material, spiritual and emotional poverty. As we entered the door of a home in Limonada, we met a baby seated in a stroller...

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You First

Posted by Tim McConnell on

We are only ten days away from one of the most exciting, energizing weekends of our year. Next weekend is CityServe weekend, our signature annual service day to bless Colorado Springs in Jesus’ name. What began four years ago as an effort to get our folks out on the street to bless our...

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CityServe - Fun for the Whole Family

Posted by Laura Mueller on

First Pres seeks "to prepare all generations to to impact lives for Christ." CityServe is an incredible opportunity for families to serve together and join in to show God's love to our city in tangible ways.  If you are a family with young kids, and you're wondering what site to sign up...

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Strength For Those Three-Bath Days

Posted by Lindy Keffer on

We're getting ready for worship on Sunday. Worship bulletins have been posted here.  I'm a farm girl, born and raised. I like hard work and I've always prided myself on being able to get a lot of things done.  And then I had kids. And things like this started to happen... Can I tell...

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Tags: bulletins, first things first, worship

Pray for Pablo: Guatemala Team Update

Posted by Laura Mueller on

In the U.S. we see the importance of the next generation as future inventors, leaders and parents of the world. At First Pres we seek “to prepare all generations to impact lives for Christ.” We lift up, mentor, guide and ignite young men and women to dream big and dream...

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