Lectionary Readings for the Coming Week
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Pastor Kevin's message
Welcome to The First Presbyterian Church in Springfield!
We are a welcoming congregation that seeks to cultivate disciples of Jesus Christ in a community of learning, healing and sharing. Located in the heart of Flourtown, at the intersection of Bethlehem Pike and East Mill Road, we are rich in history and we are boldly forging our future for which we know God is preparing us. Our congregation believes in the importance of family; commitment to our neighborhood and world through mission; and nurturing spiritual values through our ministries of worship, education, and fellowship. Read more...
Lenten Book Club: Wednesday evenings beginning March 8th through April 12, 7:30 pm in Room 101. Join us as we reflect on "Wondrous Encounters - Scriptures for Lent" by Richard Rohr. This book takes us through the lectionary readings for Lent and helps us to be inspired or challenged by both reading the verses and praying along with them.
Palm Sunday Cantata: Sunday, April 9th, 10:00 am. The Chancel Choir will present "Five Mystical Songs" by Ralph Vaughan Williams/poems by George Herbert, accompanied by string ensemble.
Community Easter Egg Hunt: Sunday, April 9th 11:00 am by the church playground.
Palm Sunday Fellowship Brunch: Sunday, April 9th following the Cantata and Easter Egg Hunt, Taylor Hall.
Maundy Thursday Worship: April 13, 7:30 pm in the sanctuary
Easter Sunrise Worship Service: Sunday, April 16, 6:30 am on the front lawn.
Easter Celebration Worship Service: Sunday, April 16, 10:00 am in the Sanctuary
Opera-Tunities! Spring Concert: Sunday, April 23 @ 3:30 pm in the sanctuary. Audience favorites by request from the February concert!
Focus on Literacy - Children's Book Week: A week of reading activities are being planned in conjunction with Children's Book Week, May 1- 7. There will be a variety of activities for a range of ages, and a week-long children's book drive. Stay tuned for more details!
Hunger Auction and Progressive Dinner: Saturday, May 20th.
Plastic Grocery Bags Wanted: Here is your chance to get rid of all those pesky plastic grocery bags! Whosoever Gospel Mission has a constant need for bags for their thrift store. We will now be collecting bags as part of our Sharing Cupboard - please leave your donated bags on the bottom shelves of the cupboard (and don't forget to bring a few cans in with them as well!)
Don't forget the Sharing Cupboard! Canned and packaged food items are desperately needed each week. Your contributions are much appreciated and always delivered to Germantown Ave. Crisis Ministry on Tuesdays. The community is welcome to drop off food donations on Sunday mornings between 9 am and noon, and most Monday-Thursday evenings from 7:30 - 8:30.
Ongoing Weekly Events:
Bell Choir rehearsal: Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Chancel Choir rehearsal: Thursdays 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Springfield Township Playgroup: Thursday mornings 9:30 am
Senior Luncheon: Fridays 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Presbyterian Women Circle 1: 2nd Thursday of the month, Room 101, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presbyterian Women Circle 3: 2nd Tuesday of the month, Room 101, 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Sunday Morning Schedule
10:15 Children & Worship
in the Oasis Room
11:15 Adult Education
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