Are you moving or downsizing? Do you need to purge your home of items you no longer need? Donate them to the Philippines Mission Team who will turn them into mission dollars! Drop off donations in the Social Hall on Thursday, April 21, 5:00-9:00 p.m. and Friday, April 22, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Suggested items include books, linens, costume jewelry, kitchenware, dinnerware, tools, dishes, antiques, framed prints, children’s clothing, sports gear, pottery, etc.
Please join Quad D families and friends for our annual potluck brunch to be held on Sunday, March 19, at noon, in the Social Hall. Quad D includes those congregation members in south and west Ann Arbor, plus outlying areas including Ypsilanti, Milan, Saline, Chelsea, Brighton, Whitmore Lake, Plymouth, and Manchester. Quad D members will receive a printed invitation from their deacons and will be asked to bring a salad, vegetable, fruit, or dessert to share. Deacons will provide the main dishes.
Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 12 at 2:00 am. Remember to "spring forward" and set your clocks ahead one hour on Saturday night before you go to bed!
You are invited to participate in worship and in the Service of Installation for The Reverend Jay Sanderford as Associate Pastor on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. Join together in a celebration of ministry and leadership at First Presbyterian Church - along with the entire congregation, each of the ministers, resident ministers, educators and musicians will have a role in a joyous, festive worship service. A reception will follow in the Social Hall. View your invitation here!
Enjoy a Russian Dinner on Saturday, February 1 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall. Tickets cost $12 for individuals and $30 for families. Come eat delicious Russian food prepared by members of St. Vladimir Russian Orthodox Church and First Presbyterian Church. The evening will include a short presentation by Zhanna Skalitzky on her 2013 trip to Davydovo, where she visited the village's Orthodox Church and its summer camp for children with disabilities.
On Sunday, January 29, come for one of the great fellowship events of the year – First Pres’ Annual Meeting of the Congregation and Luncheon. The annual meeting takes place in the Sanctuary following the 9:30 a.m. worship service. Dr. Fair will give a brief address about the state of the church, after which the congregation will hear about the budget, approve the terms of call for the installed pastors, and learn about some key areas of ministry at First Pres. At 11:30 a.m., everyone moves downstairs to share a delicious lunch together whipped up by Chef Christine.