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Welcome! You can find First Presbyterian Church at the corner of
Kirkwood Boulevard and Iowa Streets,
 located in the heart of the city of
Davenport, Iowa. You're always invited to worship with us! A place to
belong! Where faith is nurtured, curiosity is encouraged, diversity is
welcomed, and all are loved.

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Register Now for Adult and Youth Choirs Online!

Now is the time to register for choir by visiting this registration link. Music is commanded in
Scripture! The innumerable times we are commanded to "sing to the Lord" or "come into his
presence with singing" make it apparent that God must enjoy musicThe fully-graded program
currently has seven singing choirs: the Sanctuary Choir, the Chamber Chorale, the Celebration
Singers, the Kirkwood Choir, the Cecelian Carolers, and the Cherub Choir. The program also
offers adult and youth handbell choir ensemblesl. For more information, contact Director of
Music Matthew Bishop (

Peacemaker Visits First Presbyterian Church, Davenport - Sunday, September 30

Did you know that the Presbyterian Church (USA) sponsors peacemakers and missionaries around the world?
International Peacemaker Jerome Bizimana of Rwanda is visiting Iowa and sharing news of his ministry on Sunday,
September 30. He’ll be preaching at both services and taking part in a Q&A ACE session. Rev. Jerome Bizimana is
President of Remera Presbytery in Rwanda and the initiator of the Light Group, bringing together survivors and
perpetrators of the 1994 genocide of Tutsi Rwandans. He will share how the church helps bring about reconciliation.
Rev. Jerome studied Peace Building and Conflict Resolution in Zambia in 2004 – 2005 at Mindolo Ecumenical
Foundation.  He is married to Jannette and father of 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls.

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Rev. Jerome Bizimana

Kirkwood Club - Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

FPC’s Kirkwood Club Youth Group is for ALL children, whether FPC members or not, in 1st
through 5th grade and happens on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7:15 pm. Kirkwood Choir,
for these same youth, is also on Wednesday evenings from 5:45-6:30 pm. All are welcome to
come and sing and then come and play, work on service projects and learn more about God’s
love for them! Kirkwood Club and Kirkwood Choir begin with an ice cream social and playtime
on the playground. For more information, please contact Director of Christian Education Tiffany
McClure (

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The 2019 Stewardship Campaign

We’re going to do something different for Stewardship this year. For six Sundays, we’re going
to marry the spiritual practice of stewardship with six practical acts of stewardship, in support of
six Deacons’ ministries, based on Matthew 25: 34-40 NRSV: When Jesus gathered the
Disciples on Mt. Olive, just before His death, He said that when the Son of Man comes in His
glory, He will say, “Come you who are blessed by My Father … For I was hungry and you gave
Me food, I was thirsty and you gave Me something to drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed
Me, I was naked and you gave Me clothing, I was sick and you took care of Me, I was in prison
and you visited Me ... just as you did it to one of the least of these members of My family, you
did it to Me.”

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Our hope is that, as we all prayerfully consider our stewardship pledges for 2019, we can join together as a thankful congregation in six
practical acts of stewardship. Through these practical acts, we can show our thanks and our faith that God provides for us in all circumstances
of our lives, and we can show that we are part of how God provides for others. Please bring the much-needed items listed above to church on
the Sundays indicated. You will be invited to bring them to the front of the Sanctuary.

 Sunday, September 23

 Fresh Fruit for The Food Pantry

 “...you gave me food”

 Sunday, September 30

 Coffee, Cream & Sugar for Humility of Mary

 “...you gave me drink”

 Sunday, October 7

 Used Smart Phones for QC Immigrants & Refugees

 “...you welcomed me”

 Sunday, October 14

 Kids’ Hats & Gloves for the Boys & Girls Club

 “...you gave me clothing”

 Sunday, October 21

 Hand & Foot Warmers for The Center

 “...you took care of me”

 Sunday, October 28

 $5-$10 Gift Cards for QC Safer

 “...you visited me”

 Sunday, November 4

 Pledge Cards for Stewardship Sunday


ACT & EPIC - Sundays at 5:30 pm

ACT (Active Christian Teens for high school youth) and EPIC (middle school youth group --
these initials are top-secret and are only told to youth when they attend) will meet on Sunday
evenings from 5:30-7:00 pm. EVERYONE in grades 6th-12th is welcome to attend, whether
members of FPC or not. Youth Groups kick off with a pizza party, an ice cream social and our
traditional opening game of Pumpkin Bowling. Awesome and fantastic prizes (ie: things Tiffany
finds in the supply room) are awarded to the winning team. For more information, please
contact Director of Christian Education Tiffany McClure (