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Concert: Jae Ha Goes To Hollywood

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Friday, May 10 • 7:30 PM • Westminster Hall

Come hear FPC organist Dr. Jae Ha as he uses his substantial improvisation skill to accompany several silent movies shown on the screens of Westminster Hall. The concert will also feature several theatre organ arrangements from classic movies, all accompanied by popcorn and a sweet dessert intermission!

Man Night: Fiesta Edition

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Man Night: Fiesta Edition

May 5 • 6:00 PM • Bobby Mickler Residence

Join us for a manly night of food, fellowship, and the fight at the home of Bobby Mickler (121 Laburnum Dr, 78209). All ages of men are welcome! Contact lindsays@fpcsat.org for more information.

Fiesta Medals now available!

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Fiesta is here, and so are Fiesta Medals! Designed by Virginia Seal, medals are $10 each and can be purchased in Mauze Lobby on Sundays.

Proceeds go to the Pastors’ Benevolence Fund.

Vacation Bible School is coming!

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Join us from Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28 for VBS at FPC! Registration is open to children 4 years old to 5th grade.

To register, click HERE.

Children ages 2-3 years old are also welcome; however, they must have a parent or guardian volunteer at VBS. If you wish to volunteer for VBS, please contact Rozlyn Miller at rozlynm@fpcsat.org, we are currently accepting volunteers from Middle School ages and up!

2019 Classes and Activities

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Don’t miss this chance to reconnect, experience and discover the many ways you can get involved this new year, including Worship, Bible Studies and Christian Education, Upcoming Activities and Events, Sunday School for all ages, and Opportunities for Mission and Community Outreach. Kick-off the new school year with new possibilities!

 

WORSHIP
9:30 AM and 11:00 AM: Traditional Worship (Sanctuary)
10:30 AM: Half-time Fellowship (McCullough Room)
11:02 AM: Contemporary Worship (Westminster Hall)

 

FALL SUNDAY SCHOOL SCHEDULE:
ADULTS:

First Class
Meets: 8:30 AM
Room: 224
Description/Topic: “First Class” meets at 8:30 in Room 224 every Sunday and will begin a study of Galatians and 1 Peter on Sept. 9.
Teachers: Chuck Bunn and Pat Brodeen

Singleness and the Gospel
Dates:  April 7 – May 5 (four weeks)
Time:  9:30 AM
Location:  Room 300

Teaching:          Carrie Everson
Contact:            Carrie Everson

Singles and marrieds alike, join us for this five-week Sunday School series, looking at five common misconceptions about singleness in the Church, and what the Bible actually says about being a single Christian. For more info please contact Carrie Everson (carriee@fpcsat.org).

Mental Health and the Church
Dates:  April 7 – May 5 (four weeks)
Time:  9:30 AM
Location:  Room 301

Teaching:          Doug Beach
Contact:            Lindsay Selli

How can we grow as a congregation in caring for members and family members struggling with mental health? Join us beginning April 7 for a four-week class led by Doug Beach, as we re-ignite this conversation in our congregation and move towards more Christ-like compassion together.

Foundations Marriage Class
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: 302
If you are married or would like to be, this is a great class for you! Open to all adults, and we encourage participants from last fall to return!
Teaching Team: The Micklers, McCullochs, Eversons, Bowdens, Allens, Brooks, Smiths, Culps, Moores, and Carters.

Topics we will cover: January – SEX, February – ROMANCE, March – LOYALTY, April – JESUS IN MARRIAGE, May – DIVORCED & REMARRIED

55 Plus
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: 224
Teachers: Various

ABC (Agape Bible Class)
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: 310
Description: ABC is for adults of all ages, for those with no biblical background, and also for those with a rich background of Bible study. Lecture combined with discussion.
Teacher: David Givler

Arthur Gray Jones
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: 312
Description: Arthur Gray Jones class has been in continuous existence since the 1920’s, with a tradition of warm fellowship and good discussion.
Teacher: Harry Schwethelm

Bridges
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: Covenant Hall
Teacher: Rob Shelton
Description: This class for all ages serves as a “bridge” between God’s word and practical application. We connect with each other through fellowship, social gatherings, prayer, and service projects.
Coordinators: Charlotte Milner and Holly Youngquist

New Covenant
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: 304
Description: Learn and discuss the Christian faith through Bible-based lessons that connect with real-life experiences. We are a congenial group of friends who enjoy reading and studying the Bible together.
Teacher: Ken Finch

The Uncomfortables
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: 228 (Bride’s Room)
Description: This is a class that explores the issues of faith in our modern world and takes on subjects or topics that sometimes make others “uncomfortable.”
Teacher: Neil Williams, 210-523-1653 (h) or 210-601-2362 (cell)

 

YOUNG ADULTS:

Foundations (established young adults)
Meets: 8:30 AM
Room: 302
Contact: Mitchell Moore (mitchellm@fpcsat.org)

 

YOUTH:

High School
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: Student Center Upstairs
Contact: Derek Gordon (derekg@fpcsat.org) or Emily Yergler (emilyy@fpcsat.org)

6th and 7th Grade
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: Student Center Upstairs
Contact: Derek Gordon (derekg@fpcsat.org) or Emily Yergler (emilyy@fpcsat.org)

8th Grade/Confirmation
Meets: 9:30 AM
Room: Student Center Upstairs
Contact: Derek Gordon (derekg@fpcsat.org) or Emily Yergler (emilyy@fpcsat.org)

 

CHILDREN’S:

Nursery 1 (Infants – Crawlers)
Room: 9:30 AM
Room: 101

Nursery 2 (Walkers – Young 2’s)
Time: 9:30 AM
Room: 103

2 year olds and 3 year olds
Time: 9:30 AM
Room: 116

4 year olds – Kinder
Time: 9:30 AM
Room: 139

1st and 2nd Grades
Time: 9:30 AM
Room: 138

3rd and 4th Grades
Time: 9:30 AM
Room: 135

5th Grade
Time: 9:30 AM
Room: 132

 

CHILDCARE:

Nursery 1 (Infants – Crawlers)
Time: 11:00 AM
Room:  101

Nursery 2 (Walkers – Young 2’s)
Time: 11:00 AM
Room: 103

2 and 3 year olds
Time: 11:00 AM
Room: 116

4 year olds and Kinder
Time: 11:00 AM
Room: 115

 

WEEKDAYS:
MONDAY:

Young Adult Community Bible Study
Meets: 7:00 PM
Room: Student Center
Teachers: Mitchell Moore (mitchellm@fpcsat.org) and Alex Solorio (alexs@fpcsat.org)

TUESDAY:

Tuesday Women’s Bible Study

Meets: 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Room: Covenant Hall
Topic: “Psalm 23″ by Jennifer Rothschild

 

 

WEDNESDAY:

Divorce Care
Meets: 6:30 PM
Location: Room 226
Contact: Rev. Dr. Joe Moore (joem@fpcsat.org)

Women’s Wednesday Evening Bible Study
Meets: 6:30 – 8:15 PM

Room: 302

Contact Sheila Figueroa at 210-822-4082 or shefig@earthlink.net to reserve a book ($14 Cost).

Wednesday Night Middle School Bible Study
Meets: 5:30-6:30 PM
Location: The Culp’s Residence
Contact: Emily Yergler (emilyy@fpcsat.org)

Wednesday Night High School Bible Study
Meets: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
HS Guys Meet at the FPC Student Center
HS Girls Meet at the Scheifele Home (Contact Emily at emilyy@fpcsat.org)

Children’s Choirs (Ages Pre-K to 5th Grade)
Meets: 5:00 – 5:45 PM
Location: Rooms 125-128
Contact: Kathy Jameson (kathyj@fpcsat.org)

THURSDAY:

Thursday Morning Men’s Breakfast
Meets: 7:15 – 8:30 AM
Room: Geneva Room
Teacher: Rev. Dr. Bob Fuller

Tribe
Meets: 6:45 AM (dates vary)
Location: Lee’s Taco Garage
Teacher: Rev. Mitchell Moore (mitchellm@fpcsat.org)

PBS (Pastor’s Bible Study)
Meets: 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Room: Covenant Hall
Topic: TBA
Teacher: Rev. Dr. Bob Fuller

PBS Small Groups
Meet: 10:30 – 11:30 AM
Rooms: Various
Contact: Lellen Lane (lellenlane@aol.com or 210-860-1395)

FRIDAY:

KEYS “Keeping Everyone Young in Spirit” Older Adult Ministry
Join with other seasoned adults for a weekly program, lunch and fellowship.
Time:   11:00 – 1:00 PM
Location:  Westminster Hall
Contact: Joe Moore (joem@fpcsat.org or 210-271-2726)

The House (University-Age Young Adults)
Meets: 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Location: Student Center
Teacher: Alex Solorio (alexs@fpcsat.org)

 

UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES AND EVENTS:

Loaves and Fishes

Meets: 8:30 AM – 2:oo PM
Location: Student Center
Description: Loaves and Fishes is our monthly opportunity to welcome our under-resourced neighbors for lunch where they will be fed physically and spiritually. We meet in the Student Center on Saturday, June 22. We will begin with orientation and participate in Loaves and Fishes from 11-2. We will have teams for set up, serving, and clean up as we hope all participants will join our guests for a meal around a table. For questions or to serve, contact Lindsay Selli (lindsays@fpcsat.org)

 

Discover First!

Meets: Sunday, June 2

Time: 12:00-4:00 PM

Location: Geneva Room
Description: Explore the mission and defining values of First Pres, get to know others who are new to the congregation, meet staff and members, learn ways to get involved, and realize how important you are to God’s mission!

Volunteer Opportunities

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Are you looking for a way to get involved? Here at FPC, we have many ministry opportunities, for people of all ages and interests!  We believe that God has given each of us gifts, so why not use yours to help further His Kingdom?  It’s also a great way to meet new friends! Check out our “Volunteer Opportunity” page and sign up!

https://fpcsanantonio.org/serve/volunteer-opportunities/

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.”  1 Peter 4:10

Mental Health and the Church

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Sundays | April 7 – May 5 | 9:30-10:30 AM | Room 301

How can we grow as a congregation in caring for members and family members struggling with mental health? Join us beginning April 7 for a four-week class led by Doug Beach, Covenant Partner and President of NAMI San Antonio, as we re-ignite this conversation in our congregation and move towards more Christ-like compassion together.

Lenten Reflections 2019 Now Available

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The 2019 version of Lenten Reflections, our daily devotional booklet during the Lenten season, is now available for viewing or download. Our hope and prayer is that each reflection, and its associated scriptural passages and illustrations, will lead you closer to Christ who came that we might have life, and have it abundantly!

To view and download Lenten Reflections, click HERE.

College Scholarships Available for 2019-20

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Are you headed to or continuing college for the 2019-2020 school year? A native of Texas? In need of financial assistance? Then you may qualify for a Campbell, Jones, or Holland scholarship. Download the scholarships below to learn more and apply. Questions? Contact Lindsay Selli at lindsays@fpcsat.org or 210-271-2758. The deadline to submit an application is January 31, 2019. The guidelines for eligibility and the required document submission is noted on the Scholarship form.

Download the Holland Scholarship Form here.

Download the Cambell/Jones Scholarship Form here.