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September 2020

Crop Hunger Walk

September 27, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
First Presbyterian Retreat Center, 20398 Waubascon Road, 20398 Waubascon Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017 United States

REALITY CHECK: For all of the progress Crop Walk funds have made in two decades - COVID 19 has virtually wiped them out. Help stop this backward movement. Join us to walk or donate to this year's Crop Hunger Walk. Come to our Retreat Center and walk in the heart of nature or walk in your own area. Remember, 25% of funds collected for the Battle Creek CROP HUNGER WALK stay in our community to fight hunger. Donations can be…

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October 2020

HOLIDAY GREENS SALE

October 15, 2020 - November 15, 2020

Order now to get fresh holiday greens by November 21st! All proceeds go to junior and senior high summer mission experiences. 16" swag $20 24" wreath $20 36" wreath $40 20' roping $20 Place orders by calling the church office before November 12 or by calling Kathy Baker by November 15

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OUTDOOR WORSHIP

October 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Maple Pavilion Binder Park, 7400 Division Street
Battle Creek, MI 49014 United States
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Join us for in-person, outdoor worship in the naturally beautiful setting of the Maple Pavilion at Binder Park. The pavilion is located just before the zoo entrance. Face masks will be required and ushers will arrange social distancing in seating.

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OUTDOOR WORSHIP

October 25, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 25, 2020

Maple Pavilion Binder Park, 7400 Division Street
Battle Creek, MI 49014 United States
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Join us for in-person, outdoor worship in the naturally beautiful setting of the Maple Pavilion at Binder Park. The pavilion is located just before the zoo entrance. Face masks will be required and ushers will arrange social distancing in seating.

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November 2020

ADVENT WORSHIP SERIES: SONGS OF THE SEASON

November 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am

Please join us each Sunday in Advent for an inspirational sermon series titled Songs of the Season by Reverend Dr. John Best. Reverend Best served as the General Presbyter of the Presbytery of Lake Michigan from 2008 to 2018. He has served as president of the Board of Directors for the Ecumenical Center for Christian Leaders in Michigan and as pastor to congregations in Pennsylvania, New York and Michigan. Prior to seminary, he and his wife, Eileen were Presbyterian mission…

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December 2020

ANTICIPATING CHRISTMAS! goes virtual across Battle Creek

December 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We at First Presbyterian, are working with churches throughout Battle Creek to prepar Anticipating Christmas kit so we can enjoy a big virtual event together this year! The kits help prepare hearts and minds to celebrate the birth of our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ. Each kit contains an Advent Devotional, items for cookie decorating and a craft. Over 150 kits will be going out to our community. The virtual gathering will be held December 6th at 2PM so we…

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Longest Night

December 21, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

In at least one way, things will be improving soon. The Longest Night this year will be Dec. 21st and after that, our days will grow longer once again. Join Pastor Pat Weatherwax for a brief, recorded time of reflection, grief, lament and hope. The program will be available on our church FaceBook page. Bring your own candle! In these darkest days we remember “we don’t grieve like those without hope” (1 Thessalonians. 4:13). 

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CHRISTMAS EVE WORSHIP

December 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

We invite you to join us here online for Christmas Eve worship. Reverend Dr. Jon Best will lead us in this special candle light service. Hear the story shared by our members. Sing along with your favorite carols. Bring your own candle to sing Silent Night. Soloists will include Dr. Gerald Case-Blanchard, Director of Vocal Music at Kellogg Community College and Daniel Kring. Celebrate the promise of peace that is the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Click this link…

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March 2021

ANTICIPATING HOLY WEEK

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church Parking Lot, 111 Capital Avenue NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017 United States

The kits for Anticipating Christmas helped draw us together even as we stayed safely apart. We plan to do something similar for Holy Week. The day before Palm Sunday come to the parking lot between noon and 2PM and you can pick up a Holy Week kit with a devotional booklet and activities. You can meet Pastor Mike Wicks, our transitional pastor, in person from a safe distance. And you can pick up your 2020 Annual Report and a Membership…

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April 2021

Maundy Thursday

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

You are invited to join us this Thursday at 6PM as we come together via zoom. First, small groups will be organized to share dinner and fellowship from virtual tables. Then we will be brought together as one for worship and communion. Ahead of the service, prepare your dinner and a small glass of juice or wine with a bit of bread or cracker for communion. To come to the table, send your name and email to office@firstpresbc.org before April…

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