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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.
Copyright © 2016 First Presbyterian Church of Davenport, Iowa. All Rights Reserved.
“What does the LORD require of
you but to do justice, and to love
kindness, and to
walk humbly with
- Micah 6:8
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Engage! This year, we have taken a journey through the themes in the First Press. At the beginning of the
year, we were challenged to Discover God around us and within ourselves. This summer, we were challenged
to Renew Ourselves in God’s Word. This fall, we are again challenged, but this time, to take what we have
Discovered about God and Ourselves, Renewed by our Covenants with God and Ourselves, and now to
Engage Others through God. Any time we commit to embark upon a journey, we are consciously choosing
growth over remaining stagnant. Those journeys, that choice to Listen and Go, can often be painful as
God works to grow us into the servants and children God requires us to be. Take time to engage by reading
the fall issue of FIRST PRESS -- a publication promoting all of the programming of First Presbyterian Church.
Initiating the Congregational Dream of Envisioning 20/20
Listening for God when we Pray - Join in the Daily Unity Prayer
Follow this link to opt-in to receive the daily Unity Prayer email message. The prayer will also be on the church’s
Facebook page, so “like” and “share” with others. We encourage all members and friends to take a moment to pray
around noon every day. Listen to God when you pray. This is a time when all members and friends ask of themselves:
“Am I living as a Disciple of Christ?” This dream is drawn from our congregation conversations on Spiritual
Development and Discipleship. This traditional of praying at fixed times thoughtout the day was practiced by Jesus
himself. FPC is a community in which all are invited to join in the journey of learning to love and be loved by God.
Prayer Vigil for Victims of Violence - Sunday, October 30, 7:00 pm
Join with fellow Christians for a prayer vigil at FPC. Please meet by the porte cochere entrance along Kirkwood
Boulevard. We will pray for people in our country, and for families and friends who are victims of gun violence. Let us
pray for God’s healing for victims, and let us bear witness to the senseless violence in our country. Prayer Vigils are
planned for the last Sunday evening of each month. For more information about the Prayer Vigil for Victims of
Violence, please contact the Rev. Dr. Richard Miller.
Join us for Breakfast at Manna and More - Sunday, November 13, 8:30-10:30 am
You are invited to share a delightful breakfast and fellowship time with your
family and friends before and after the 9:00 am service. We will be
serving baked French toast, sausage, fruit (featuring blueberries) and assorted beverages. This is also the perfect time to make a new friend.
Please mark your calendar to join us the second Sunday of each month. Cost is $3 adults and $1 for children 12 and younger. We look forward
to seeing you there!
Soon, you will start seeing stewardship stories from members talking about why
they turn to FPC in times of joy and
sorrow and why they feel that here they truly belong to the body of Christ. As you see these Stewardship Stories,
please think about your own, then prayerfully consider pledging 10 percent or more in 2017 than in 2016. If you can
do more, please do so; and if you want to start early, please do so -- you may pledge online. If you are a long-time
or a first-time pledger, Stewardship Pledge Sunday will be November 6.
Travel Fellowship follows the Iowa Wine Trail - Saturday, November 5, 7:00 am
Enjoy late fall colors while touring the Iowa countryside along the Iowa Wine
Trail. We’ll get an early
start at 7:00 am to head north to Marquette, Iowa to Eagle’s Landing Winery followed by Park Farm
Winery in Bankston for our lunch and shopping break. In Baldwin, Iowa we will visit with Paul Tabor,
PhD at Tabor Home Winery. Our last stop will be at the newest winery on the trail, Tycoga Vineyard &
Winery in DeWitt before returning back to the church for coffee and dessert. The Iowa Wine Trail Tour,
includes foods paired with wine, our private coach, and dessert at the church for only $75 per person
(21 and older). For more information, contact Marilyn Jorgeson (563-391-2737). The group will make four to five stops at small wineries while
traversing Iowa’s scenic byways and small town charm on a full-day outing. Your excursion will end back at the church with coffee and dessert
in Fellowship Hall. Register online or by stopping in the church office.
Fall Fest - Sunday, October 30, 1:00-3:00 pm
This fun annual festival for the church and neighborhood youth is a blast and
open to eveyone! We will
have games, crafts, hot dogs, popcorn and lots of fun! See you there! Fellowship Hall and the
gynasium will be the happening spots. Invite your friends and neighbors too. If you are available to
volunteer to set-up, help with games, refreshments, or have any questions, please contact Christian
Education Director Tiffany Horvath.
Our Legacy Lights the Way - The Launching of Our Legacy!
It is with great pleasure that the Heritage Committee announces the arrival of
the Our Legacy Lights
the Way books! As you know, our authors and contributors spent several years and countless hours
pursuing not only the history of FPC but more importantly, pursuing the stories of our people’s faith.
As the Heritage Committee did research for your book, we were greeted with many surprises that
involved much sleuthing and many phone interviews around the country. We hope you enjoy the
mysteries that were solved and the myths that were uncovered! As you consider each word, each
person’s story and each section’s focus, please know that every word was selected with prayer and
precision. As this book takes a worthy place in your homes, we ask that you turn the pages with reverence and gratitude. We hope the love and
inspiration with which it was created flows from each page into your heart, and remains there. We hope it propels each of us to express the love
of Christ around the block and around the world. Nothing else will matter. Nothing else will matter as we envision the future of First Presbyterian
Church! Your book has no end. Only you can create the next exciting chapters! Write on! Please Note: If you ordered a book you will
receive a postcard with instructions as to how to pick it up and if there is a balance due.