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Get Connected with Upcoming ACE Programs at FPC!

Opportunities for education, topics of discussions, current events, and congregational engagement can be
found in our Adult Christian Education (ACE) classes.  If you have a program or topic you think would be of
interest, please contact a member of the ACE Committee or call the church office. Classes are open to all --
bring a friend!

ACE Mission Statement:  To oversee the development, promotion, coordination and execution of Christian Education
programs for the adults of First Presbyterian Church. In order to strengthen personal relationships between individuals and
God, each individual must first obtain a fuller understanding of the nature of God and of God’s will.  To accomplish this task,
teaching must accommodate itself to the needs and abilities of those being taught.  Such teaching emphasizes God’s
revelation through Jesus, but includes many other sources as well, since the Holy Spirit’s efforts to reach humanity are

Bible Basics - Wednesdays, 6:15 pm

This class is designed for those wanting to revisit many of our favorite childhood Sunday school stories or even hear about
them for the first time.  All are welcome.  

May 2, in recognition of up-coming Mother’s Day, Julie Grothusen will lead a discussion about Mothers in the Bible.  

May 9, “For God so loved the world…” Do you know who spoke these words and to whom?  If not, maybe this class is for you.  
Please read all of John, Chapter 3.

May 16, the discussion will be about Pentecost.  Please read John, Chapter 16 and Acts, Chapters 1-2.

May 23, the discussion will be on the story of Stephen as told in Acts.  Please read Acts, Chapters 6-7.

May 30, Saul to Paul, the discussion will be on the story of Saul’s conversion on the road to Damascus.  Please read Acts,
Chapter 8:1-3 and Chapter 9:1-31.

For more information, please contact Mark Jones (, 563-332-9314) or Julie Grothusen
(, 563-359-6607).