NEWS & EVENTS

Ticketed Events

Daddy/Daughter Dance
February 9th
Join us for a special evening where memories are made.   Get ready to "Rock Around the Clock" at our 14th annual Daddy-Daughter Dance!! Spots will be limited, and reservations are needed. Click Here to purchase your tickets!

Community & Outreach

Sunset Social & Happy Hour
January 31st from 5-7pm
Join us as we kick off our 11th Annual Bike to Build event at YOT Bar & Kitchen, located in Fort Lauderdale! Enter to win a bike from Downtown Bicycles value ($500) with purchase of raffle tickets. One free drink ticket (beer or wine) with purchase of raffle tickets for the first 25 patrons who purchase raffle tickets, with extend happy hour pricing for food!

Bike to Build February 18th
Our 11th annual Bike-to-Build will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023. The cost to sponsor a Habitat for Humanity home in Broward is $100,000. 100% of all donations received will be used to build our 21st home for a deserving family in Broward County. Register on our App or Click Here.

Souper Bowl of Caring
The Souper Bowl of Caring is coming! Help us fight hunger! Our youth are gearing up to collect food to help combat hunger and poverty in our community.  The need is great again this year. You can use your own bag or pick one up in the back of the Sanctuary. The bags will be distributed on Sunday, February 5th and collected on Super Bowl Sunday, February 12th.  Start your shopping now for canned food and soups to support our youth in this mission.  Their goal is to collect 1,000 pounds!  For more information, please contact Patrick McCawley at patrickmccawley21@gmail.com, Evelyn McCawley at evelynmccawley18@gmail.com, or Jake DelNegri at jakedelnegri@gmail.com.

Suggested Food Items: Canned Food (Soups, Beans, Fruits, Tuna, Chicken, Vegetables), Boxed Food (non-perishable), Macaroni and Cheese, Pasta, Peanut Butter, Jelly.

Food Collection Options: Leave your filled bag by your car as you walk into Church on Sunday, February 12th and the students will do the heavy lifting for you!
Order food online and ship it to the Church:  First Presbyterian Church, ATTN: Souper Bowl of Caring/Patrick McCawley, 401 SE 15th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Women’s Bible Study
Thursdays at 10 am in the study and renewal center - “Finding I Am”. You can purchase your copy of the book on Amazon.
For more informaiton connect with Mona Petersen.

Thursday Morning Women’s Bible Study
Thursdays at 10am in person or attend via zoom if you can’t make it in person. Purchase book on Amazon.
Connect with Mona Petersen for more information.

GriefShare Support Group 
Thursdays at 10am in the Chapel-in-the-Sky
Learn skills and coping strategies to deal with the loss of a loved one in a supportive and loving atmosphere surrounded by others who are in the grieving process. This group will meet in person and via zoom. Contact Pam Masten for more information, pamm@firstpres.cc.

Wednesday Night LIVE (WNL) - Dinner & Classes
Fellowship Hall 5:30pm – 6:30pm The WNL! (Wednesday Night Live!) dinner team needs your help with set up and cleanup! 15 minutes for set up and 5 minutes for cleanup. Connect with Mona Petersen, monap@firstpres.cc.

Parents Connect
Wednesday Evenings
An opportunity for parents to come together for community and fun! Enjoy a delicious family dinner prepared by our Chef Phil, then take some time to engage in activities just for you while your kids are in Good Game Wednesday, Homework Huddle, or Childcare for your youngest!

Men 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.

Pastor’s Bible Study and Lunch
Join Pastor Patrick Wrisley and other men for lunch and a Bible study in the Neumann Center Library on Thursays at noon. We will meet in the hybrid format: in person and via Zoom.

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!

Good Game Wednesday’s
Wednesdays at The Family Campus: 5:30 - 7:30pm Middle & High School students are welcome to join us to learn new sports, experience healthy competition and work on sportsmanlike conduct.

Middle School/High School Youth Groups
Middle School and High School youth group meets weekly at The Harbor. This is a time for students to deepen and explore their faith and build community with their peers Middle School Youth Group & Chapel Singers - Friday’s at The Harbor & Choir Room: Fridays from 4:00 – 7:30pm. High School Youth Group & Kirk Singers - Sunday’s at The Harbor & Choir Room Sundays from 4:00 – 8:00pm.

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 or email.

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Communication Request
Please complete the communication request form that is needed to ensure proper coordination of announcements and information distribution. 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 January! We encourage you to reach out & wish our church family members a big Happy Birthday! Click Here for the  Birthday list.

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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 954-462-6200. 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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