MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers)
The MOPS purpose statement reads, ‘MOPS International exists to encourage, equip and develop every mother of preschoolers to realize her potential as a woman, mother and leader in the name of Jesus Christ.’ Our church has the opportunity to live out this statement by ministering to roughly 30 moms, 70 children and 40 church members and volunteers. MOPS has allowed the mothers within our church to become even closer.
“For where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them.”
Matthew 18:20 NIV
MOPS meets at 5:30 pm on the third
Tuesday of each month.
Please join us!
Friendship Mariners is a social organization, based on a nautical theme – with Christ as our Pilot, the Bible as our compass, and the church as our anchor.
Membership is open to all adult members or friends of First Presbyterian Church.
Friendship Mariners meets the first Wednesday of September – May at 6:01 PM at the church. Please see the church calendar or call the church office for further information.
Women’s groups in the Presbyterian Church have a powerful history. Since the early 1800s Presbyterian Women have organized themselves to support mission and combat social injustices nationally and internationally. Our local PW group was founded in 1881 as the Women’s Missionary Society. The group has continued since that time to reach out to women of all ages within the church.
Membership in Presbyterian Women is open to all women.
Forgiven and freed by God in Jesus Christ, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves
to nurture our faith through prayer and Bible study,
to support the mission of the church worldwide,
to work for justice and peace,
and to build an inclusive, caring community of women that strengthens the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and witnesses to the promise
of God’s kingdom
Besides hosting a general meeting 4 times per year, the women also meet in small groups called circles. These monthly circles offer a bible study and time for prayer and fellowship. The bible study this year is “An Abiding Hope” using Exodus and Deuteronomy.
•Sarah Circle meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, in the church library.
• Ruth Circle meets at 1 p.m. on the third Friday of each month in the church library.
•Rebecca Circle meets at 1 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month in the church library.
Women of all ages are invited to attend the group of their choice and are always welcome at any of the meetings. We look forward to seeing you there.
It is our mission to help others experience God’s love through our sewing projects. Women meet the third Saturday nearly every month in the parlor from 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon. (Check the church newsletter for exceptions and additions.) Blankets and quilts are made for Laramie County Blankets for Kids and the homeless in Cheyenne. Baby blankets and hats, as well as little dresses, are made for children in Africa. Quilts are also sent to California to Alzheimer patients in a special health project.
For more information about Presbyterian Women
go to the following link:
Small Groups Ministry
Check the calendar for meeting times and places
The purpose of the Small Group Ministry is to be a positive catalyst encouraging all members to build Christian relationships through prayer, study, fellowship and mission that will enrich spiritual depth, build a unified faith community and empower us to share the gospel with the world, as we grow in number and in Christ’s love.
2019 Summer Small Groups
Coloring and Caring – Adult Coloring books have been very popular for several years. Adult coloring can relax you, relieve stress and encourages our creative side. You may even want to try doodling or Bible journaling during this class. We will use a variety of coloring tools and will color a variety of pictures. We often send our creations to those who are ill or in need of encouragement. Our time together will include discussion based on a book or bible study material related to spiritual formation. You are welcome to bring your own coloring tools or use the markers and pencils provided. We meet at the church unless otherwise indicated. We will meet on June 6 (at Dad’s Donuts), at the church on June 20, August 1, and August 15 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Contact Gail at 369-1784.
Creative Crafters – Our next get together: Sat., June 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. Do you have a crafting project you’ve been wanting to work on and just haven’t taken the time to do so? Bring it with you and get’er done!! Meet new people and exchange ideas too! If you have any questions, you can contact Donna Symmonds-DiNino at 635-7627 (H), 365-8135 (C), or e-mail: [email protected]. I look forward to seeing you!
Genealogy – Beginning/Intermediate genealogy classes focused on using FamilySearch and other resources. Meetings: June 7 at the Laramie County Library, 3rd floor at 10 am. June 20 at the Family History Center at noon. July 5 at the Laramie County Library, 3rd floor at 10 am. July 18 at the Family History Center at noon. For more information contact Kay Barnes at 778-7445.
Hearts and Hands – We meet at 10 a.m. on June 1, June 5 at 1 p.m., June 19 at 1 p.m., July 3 at 1 p.m. and July 6th at 10 a.m. We welcome anyone in the community—child or adult, beginner or advanced—who wants to learn to knit or crochet, share tips and patterns, get help with problems in your handwork, or just enjoy fellowship. Work on your own project or one of our mission projects. We have yarn, hooks, and needles available for use. Contact Kay Barnes at 778-7445. Come join the fun and bring a friend.
Men on a Mission – Come join us on the second Saturday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at the church for breakfast, fellowship and mission projects. If you or someone you know needs help with a small home repair, contact Men on a Mission. For more information contact Don at 214-2087, Norm at 632-4492, or Phil at 433-8980.
Stitch by Stitch – It is our mission to help others experience God’s love through our sewing projects. Women meet the third Saturday, nearly every month, in the parlor from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon. June 15th and July 13th are the next meeting days. (Check the church newsletter for exceptions and additions.) Blankets and quilts are made for Laramie County Blankets for Kids and the homeless in Cheyenne. Baby blankets and hats, as well as little dresses, are made for children in Africa. Quilts are also sent to California to Alzheimer patients in a special health project.
Walk, Pray, Love – Come join us for a short walk indoors or outdoors, depending on the weather, where we enjoy nature, exercise, and have conversations. Time for a devotional, fellowship and light snack follows. We meet on Wednesday, June 26 and August 28 at 9:00 a.m. at 710 Mylar Park Dr. Contact Phyllis for additional Information: 630-3997 or [email protected].
If interested, have questions or want to find out about other opportunities within the church, please call 638-3345 or email [email protected].
Boy Scout Troop #116 was chartered to our church in 1943. Any boy ages 11-18 are invited to come and be a part of this time-honored organization. If you would like more information concerning our Boy Scout Troop #116, please contact Lionel Kelley at (307) 778-7487 or email at [email protected] or contact James Soden at (763) 639-6112.
8 AM & 10 AM
“Alive through Christ
Rev. Bob Thomson