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Alternative Gift Market

Alternative Gift Market

Do you want to give Christmas gifts that will make a difference in San Antonio and the world? Purchase a gift that will help to sponsor opportunities for people who are impacted by the work of several of our Local and Global missions partners. 

We will have a table with shopping lists in the Mauze Lobby on December 1, 8, 15, and 22. You can pick up a shopping list, download one, or fill one out online. When submitting your form with check or cash, bring it or mail it to Lindsay Selli in the church office. You can also give using debit/credit card if submitting your form online.

Your Gift Options

Pars Theological Centre

Pars Theological Center works to equip and mobilize the Iranian church by training a new generation of servant leaders to lead the church and transform the Persian-speaking world for the glory of God.

Help support a student for 1 year of education: Through this program, Pars is able to provide a full online BA program of Biblical, theological, and ministerial learning in Persian.

Help provide mentoring for a leader in Iran

Help support 1 student toward a year of education

Mexico/Border Missions (YPM)

First Presbyterian Church partners with several churches and ministries in Mexico and along the Texas Border. These ministries are focused on holistic transformation of communities through providing access to the Gospel, education, medical care, and more. Ministry partners/missionaries include: Yucatan Peninsula Mission, Proyecto Amistad, The McReynolds Family (AMO Mexico), and Cristina Inchaustegui (AMO Latin America).

Help provide Spanish speakers with a Bible in their own language

Help provide access to clean water in the Yucatan by supporting the FPC Living Waters Project.

KRL & Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes and the KRL are two ministries of First Presbyterian Church that work in collaborative faith-based partnerships to holistically care for the homeless and under-resourced in San Antonio. Partnerships include the SA Hope Center, CAM, Haven for Hope, Any Woman Can, One by One Ministries, and the Faith Based Institute.

Provide a gift card through Any Woman Can for the purchase of diapers or pre-natal vitamins.

Provide new socks & underwear for our under-resourced neighbors.

Purchase materials for one snack or hygiene kit in the KRL.

Christian Assistance Ministries (CAM)

CAM’s mission is to share the love of Christ by providing immediate assistance and encouragement to people in crisis. CAM provides many items to meet clients’ immediate physical needs while also addressing the needs of the mind and soul. CAM is also a vital connection for clients who need long-term support by providing referrals and advocating for the client to other nonprofits and/or government agencies.

Provide groceries for a family for a month.

Provide a 1 month bus pass.

Young Life/YoungLives

Young Life/YoungLives thinks the world of kids. We believe they deserve to know what life can hold for them. Young Life/YoungLives leaders are caring adults who come sharing the hope of Jesus as well as fun and lasting friendships with teenage girls, boys, and single mothers.

Help send 1 student to a weekend retreat.

Help send 1 teenage mom to camp for one week.

Your Shopping Instructions & List

We are thrilled you are considering making a gift purchase that will support FPC’s local and global ministry partners this year. This year we have two ways to shop:

• In-person or by mail (cash or check)

  • Please download a shopping list to review gift options and complete the form accordingly.  Additionally there will be forms available in the Mauze Lobby every Sunday through December. (When paying by check, please remember to include the check number.)
  • When you’ve completed the shopping list form, please leave the completed form and payment (cash or check) at Lindsay Selli’s desk or in her mailbox. You may also mail in the form and payment c/o Lindsay Selli at First Presbyterian Church.

• Online (credit/debit card or electronic check)

  • If you are giving by credit/debit card or electronic check, please use the online shopping list form and follow the directions therein.
  • Online AGM Shopping List

Alternative Gift Market Cards

If you’d like an AGM Giving Card and/or a Gift Information Insert, please pick them up from the Alternative Gift Market table on Sundays, at Lindsay’s desk during the week, or download a copy from below to print at home.

If you have any questions, please contact Lindsay Selli at the church office: 210-271-2758 or lindsays@fpcsat.org

We wish you and your family a blessed Christmas as you bless others with this purchase.