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Give the gift of Something Significant this year! Finding a meaningful Christmas gift for a loved one can be a challenge, but Something Significant for Christmas is here to take off the pressure. By purchasing a gift, you will not only bless and further the ministry of our local and global mission engagement partners, you will also be sharing the hope of Christ with those receiving gifts. Browse this year's catalog with the button below.

Something Significant

Guatemala Trip

First Pres has been blessed with incredible ministry partners - Socorro and Vida Joven - in San Marcos and Chimaltenango, Guatemala. These partners do incredible work for God's kingdom through holistic ministry: addressing food insecurity, education, health, youth and joblessness, equipping local churches, providing children's church and more. On our upcoming trip, facilitated by Del Camino Connection, we will reconnect with our partners for the first time since COVID-19, experience how the Holy Spirit is working through their ministries, and have the opportunity to serve alongside them. If you're interested in learning more about this trip, and picking up an application, join us at the informational meeting November 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cathedral Room (418). For questions, please email Missions Director, Greg Zaloom at gzaloom@firstprescos.org.

Living Sent

The Church isn't a building—it's people. We're sent into the world to bring the love of Christ to be Light and Life for the City. And we can't do it alone. We partner with other organizations holistically helping people both locally and globally.

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Crossfire Ministries

First Pres collects non-perishable food donations the first Sunday of every month for our partner, Crossfire ministries! Crossfire provides a free of charge grocery shop for those in our community experiencing food insecurity. For November 6, you can bring thanksgiving themed items! Especially instant mashed potatoes, packets of gravy or canned yams and canned pumpkin.

About Crossfire Ministries

Local Engagement

God is at Work in Colorado Springs

Our deep desire as a church is to discover where God is already moving and join in His work! Just as we see Christ meeting tangible needs as well as spiritual needs, we partner with organizations both locally and globally who share this vision of holistic gospel ministry. We volunteer with and financially support 20 non-profits in Colorado Springs who care for and empower the most vulnerable members of our community.

Global Engagement

God is Building His Church Around the World

We’re called to take the gospel to the ends of the earth, and we think the best way to carry out that commission is by building deep, long-term partnerships with particular Christian communities around the world—strengthening and supporting them, listening to and learning from them—believing that no one is better equipped to transform a culture through the love of Christ than its own thriving local church.

  • Cuba: We partner with First Presbyterian Church of Havana and visit regularly to encourage the believers there in their ministry. 
  • Egypt: Our most longstanding Global Partnership with Heliopolis Evangelical Church in Cairo.
  • Guatemala: Our newest and most travel-accessible partnership. We partner with multiple ministries working to alleviate poverty and hopelessness and strengthen communities. 
  • Mongolia: We partner with Campus Crusade for Christ Mongolia in an extraordinary opportunity to resource the first- and second-generation church in Mongolia, where the gospel only came about 30 years ago.