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Estimate of Giving for 2023
As we close out 2022, 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 2023 (EOG). Please submit your EOG form by mail or in-person, or on our App or Click Here.

Angel Tree
Thank you to all that has signed up for Angel Tree thus far. If you have not returned your gift by now, please do so by this Wednesday (December 7th) to the front office.

Our Angel Tree party is scheduled for this Saturday, December 10th. Angel tags are still available if you would like to participate (Click Here). Any questions please contact Paul Pfeifer at or call at (239)777-7594 or Jan Nolander at or 651-894-4779.

Advent in Plain Sight
Now through Dec. 21
Small group studies on Wednesdays at 6:30pm in Fellowship Hall - Particpate locally or remotely with an Advent In A Bag - connect with Mona Petersen for more information.

Reverse Advent Calendar Food Box Project
Throughout Advent (Nov 27 - Dec 25)
Collect a food item for each day of Advent and place in a box that will be donated to Sister Robin Street Market. Drop off filled boxes before or after worship services on Dec.24 and Dec 25, or during the week of Dec 27-Dec 30 between 10am and 3pm in Fellowship Hall.

Christmas Concert: GLORIA!
December 18th at 4pm
A Christmas Concert for choir, brass ensemble, organ, & percussion! The program features John Rutter’s Gloria, Stephen Chatman’s Christmas Joy, and thrilling arrangements of familiar carols. This concert will feature new works and traditional favorites that are sure to put you in the Christmas spirit. Free admission.

Christmas Eve Worship Services
Saturday, December 24th at 5:00pm, 8:00pm, 10:00pm
Join us for one of our multiple Candlelight Christmas Eve services featuring our very own Children’s, High School, and Cathedral Choirs! Please call the church office at 954-462-6200.

Christmas Day Worship Service
Sunday, December 25th at 10:00am
Join us for a unified worship service as we celebrate the coming of our Savior. Please call the church office at 954-462-6200  for more information.

New Year’s Day Worship Service
Sunday, January 1, 2023 at 10:00am
Join us for a unified worship service in the Sanctuary as we celebrate the New Year together! Please call the church office at 954-462-6200 or visit us at for more information.

CONCERT SERIES: Festival Singers of Florida
Jan. 7 at 7:30pm
The renowned Festival Singers of Florida is a large, auditioned choir comprising of singers from Florida and beyond. This FREE concert entitled “Can We Sing the Darkness to Light” will feature a newly commissioned works by Kyle Pederson entitled “...And Justice for All” and works by three of the Festival Singers’ own. For more information about the artists, visit

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,

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 Mission Possible Kids, 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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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

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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

Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating in December! 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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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, or contact the front desk 954-462-6200 or drop by the sound booth after a service for more information.

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