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Griefshare Support Group 
Thursdays at 10am in the Chapel-in-the-Sky
Walk alongside others who have gone through and are going through the grief process in a way that offers support and love. Learn tools that will help you cope and realize peace and hope for the future. Contact Mona Petersen for more information , monap@firstpres.cc.

Men’s Tuesday Morning Bible Study
Tuesday morning’s at 8:00am
Meet weekly with other men to discuss scripture text and how to apply it to our everyday lives. For more information contact Mona Petersen at monap@firstpres.cc.

Pastor’s Bible Study and Lunch
On break until Sept. 15th.

555 Fellowship at Wild Sea (Riverside Hotel)  
Join us at 5:55pm the first Thursday of each month for a night of fun and fellowship at Wild Sea Restaurant (Riverside Hotel) off of Las Olas. All are welcomed!

WNL Summer Break
WNL! Dinners and ministry activities will break for the summer. Thank you to all who’ve participated in our delicious meals and spiritual formation opportunities on Wednesday evenings! See you in the fall!

Parents Night Out
1 & 3rd Friday of every month, from 5:00 - 8:00pm Enjoy a date night on Las Olas and leave the babysitting to us! Cost is $45 one child $60 family max (ages PreK 3-5th grade) *includes dinner. Spots are limited and reservations must be made on our App or online one week in advance. *Child must be potty-trained. *Dates are subject to change. For more info contact Cindy Vason 954-598-9341 ore email cindyv@firstpres.cc

DivorceCare Support Group
Begins August 31st - Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Walk alongside others who have gone through or are going through a separation or divorce in a safe, comfortable setting. Learn skills and tools to help you navigate this challening part of your journey. Located in the Spanish Room and virtual. Contact Mona Petersen for link, monap@firstpres.cc.

Rally Day | 110 Years & Counting
Sunday, September 11th
First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale will host our annual Rally Day Celebration! This year we will celebrate the church’s 110th year anniversary! Join us for a one unified worship service beginning at 10:00am in the Sanctuary. Immediately following, all are invited to join us in Colee Hammock Park to celebrate 110 Years & Counting, with music, food, games and activities for kids and adults to enjoy! For more information visit our website at www.firstpres.cc or call the church office at 954-462-6200.

Caring for the Caregivers Support Group
Begins: Wednesday, September 14th in the Cottage @6:30pm
Caring for the Caregivers is a Christian based support group for adult caregivers of loved ones and is intended to provide help and hope on the journey as caregivers. All are welcome. We will use the book “Ambushed By Grace” by Shelly Beach as our guide. Our Facilitators: Kathy Craven, Lew Lash, and Cheryl Peterson. To register, Click Here.

Car Seat Mission
First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale Children’s Ministry is supporting  a local Children’s Hospital by launching the Car Seat Mission. What we need are gently used baby and toddler car seats. Click Here for complete guidelines.

Ukraine Relief
One of the gifts of our denomination is being part of the connectional church. Our Presbyterian brothers and sisters are reaching across the world to help those affected by the war in Ukraine. Visit https://pda.pcusa.org to read about how Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is moving to respond to the overwhelming need. In the coming weeks we will be participating in “One Great Hour of Sharing” supporting the work of PDA around the world.

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Congregational Nominating Committee
Want to spend a rewarding year filled with satisfaction and excitement helping your friends (both new and old) find their path to leadership? Every year a new CNC is formed to help members of the congregation discern their calling to church leadership –both as Elders and Deacons. For more information Click Here.

Estimate of Giving for 2022
As we close out 2021, we reflect with gratitude for all the amazing expressions of faith and ministry we have been a part of together. What does God have in store next? You are invited to join us in finding out by making an Estimate of Giving for 2022 (EOG). Join us in saying “Yes!”  Please submit your EOG form by mail or in-person, or on our App or website (Click Here).

Church Membership Class
Take the next step and join us at our Membership Connection Class and learn about who we are and ways to get connected in the community! We meet in the Neumann Center library (second floor) on the last Sunday of each month, starting at 9:45am. For more information or to RSVP, please contact our Membership Coordinator at 954-598-9360 or email susanc@firstpres.cc.

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Livestream Worship Every Sunday
We love staying connected with our community and family of faith...that’s why we started livestreaming years ago! We will continue to livestream our worship services on our Livestream channel and our Facebook page. To view the livestream. click on the links: Livestream channel  -  Facebook Page

Birthdays
Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating in July! We encourage you to reach out & wish our church family members a big Happy Birthday! Click Here for the  Birthday list.

Download our Church App
Participate in worship – Read scripture – Fill out connect cards – Give – Enable push notifications and never miss a church update – Access media library and more! Download today, Click Here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Church Office Volunteers Needed
Become an office volunteer! We are in need of volunteers to help cover the front office on Tuesdays mornings, from 9am to 11am. Duties include answering the phone and welcoming our guests through the front office doors. If you are interested, please contact the church office at 95e4-462-6200. Thanks!

Volunteers Needed for the Audio/Video team!
Want the best seat on Sunday mornings? Get involved with the audio/video ministry here at First Pres. We will train you! In a short period of time, you could be working in the sound booth. Contact Evan via email evanb@firstpres.cc, or contact the front desk 954-462-6200 or drop by the sound booth after a service for more information.

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