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First Pres Magazine Archive

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August 2019

What God Has Done Recap of Summer 2019 at First Pres
Humanize Me Fall Sermon Series Introduction
Meet the First Pres Fellows Introducing our 2019–20 cohort
My Circle by Greg Hartnett
Growing Together GTW Fall 2019
Discover, Engage, Activate at First Pres New Connecting Workshops 
CityServe by Laura Mueller 

May 2019

Think Orange by Tom Pipkin
Surrounded by Love and Care by Jennifer Holz
Mealtime, Drive Time, Morning Time, Bedtime by First Pres Parents and Grandparents
When Technology Helps by Heather Houston
Growing in Christ through MOPS: Barb Kiger's story
50 Years of Get Set Preschool
Giving Ourselves Away: Family Ministries Volunteer Stories 

March 2019

The Journey to the Cross: Lent at First Pres
Cross Views by the people of First Pres
Give Back the Blessing: This Year's Plan Sunday Offering Recipients
The Art of The Cross Lenten Art Experiences at First Pres
Ministry News: Prayer Ministry, Life After Death, First Pres Fellows and Life Groups
Summertime! 2019 VBS, Camps, Trips and Day Camps
Rock My Church: Introducing the New My First Pres 

December 2018

One Red Tractor by Tim McConnell
Enabling Cookies: Baking Up Joy to Share this Advent
Christmas at First Pres: Christmas Events at a Glance
For the King and the Kingdom: Meet Lydia Lockhart, Pastor of Mission Engagement
Take Some Time for Joy: Advent devotionals by the First Pres Preaching Team 

October 2018 

Commitment Sunday | October 28 
New Faces, New Kingdom Work: Meet our new ministry staff by Todd Navestad
The Birds of the Air: Interview with Heather and Aaron Zimmerman
Impact: The difference your gifts make
Hilarious Giving: Financial Peace University at First Pres by Lindy Keffer

August 2018 

Happy 146th Birthday, First Pres!
Lord Sermon Series Preview
Fall Kickoff by Tim McConnell
First Pres Foundation by Alison Murray
Hello Fellows by Todd Naevestad
Celebrating Summer 

May 2018

Everybody Can Serve by Katie Fowler
Prepared and Called: interview with Delma Cliett
74 Years of VBS: Rufina Holstegge's Story
Send Me: Opportunities for the First Pres Family to serve
Hard Questions Welcomed: interview with Kim Lee
Learning to Lead: interview with Dave Patton and Danny Shaw
Summer at First Pres: June through August Church Calendar

March 2018

Building a Family Ministry by Tom Pipkin
Summer Fun: VBS and Camps at First Pres
Give Back the Blessing by Laura Mueller
With Gentleness and Respect by Chuck Fowler
Life Groups: A Chair at the Table by Todd Naevestad

January 2018 Annual Report

God is Glorified; Lives are Transformed by Tim McConnell
Celebrating God's Faithfulness in 2017: the year in pictures
The Keys to the Car: Leadership development at First Pres by Alison Murray
Ancient Faith, New Space: interview with Jim DeJarnette and Chris Cullins
On Behalf of the World by Jennifer Holz and Susan Buenger
Forward Together by the Senior Leadership Team
2017 Financial and Membership Report

December 2017

A Warm Christmas Welcome
Planting Seeds of Light by Laura Mueller
Jesus Shines Brighter: interview with Jim DeJarnette
Advent Devotionals by First Pres Pastors

October 2017

Bringing our Firstfruits
Time to Get Started by Lindy Keffer
Free Indeed an interview with Tim McConnell
God is on the Move a First Pres Ministry update
One Mission, Many Expressions by Alison Murray

August 2017

Happy Birthday First Pres compiled by Dale McClure
Worship Well. Worship Weekly by Tim McConnell
Love My People: interview with Jim DeJarnette
CityServe 2017 by Laura Mueller
Global Partner Update by Susan Buenger

February/March 2017

The Father and His Two  Sons: The Art of Forgiveness
The Parable of the Prodigal Son
A Collector's Story: interview with Larry Gerbens
Meet Elmer Yazzie 

January 2017 Annual Report

What Will First Pres Look Like in 10 Years?
The Future of Colorado Springs
First Pres on the Move
Financial and Member Reports



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