What’s Happening

What’s Happening

Philip Bergman in Recital

Tuesday, August 27, 7:00 p.m.
Philip Bergman will be offering a recital for the community. It will be an evening of unaccompanied cello featuring works by Ligeti, Hindemith, Piatti, and J.S. Bach. This event will be free and open to the public. Free will donations will be accepted.
Learn more about Philip at www.pbergmancellist.com

Fall Kick Off

You’re invited to the Launch of our Sunday morning [SPACE] program, on Sunday Sept 8. This will be a great opportunity to get to know our Sunday morning classes, our leaders, and have a delicious breakfast! Join us for an extra special breakfast at 9 a.m. in Ryerson Fellowship Hall.

Sunday Drum Circle

Join us on Sundays after worship during the month of August,11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m, to explore sound, rhythm, scripture, and prayer through drumming. Come one Sunday or all of the Sundays as your schedule allows. Contact leah.bergman@firstpresiowacity.org or call the office for more information.

Baby Music Class

Join us for Suzuki music class for babies and toddlers, from birth through age 3, with a parent or caregiver. Tuesdays 9:30-10:30 a.m. Next class begins Sept 3. Contact Leah Bergman at leah.bergman@firstpresiowacity.org for more info

Parents’ Night Out (PNO)

Monthly PNO is Friday,  Sept 20, from 5:00-7:30pm. Parents of children under age 8 are invited to drop off their kids and enjoys some “time off” while the trusted church volunteers play games, provide activities and even an evening snack. Contact Nancy Gardner for more info or to volunteer at nancy.hayes.gardner@gmail.com

Walk to END Alzheimer’s

Join us as we walk on Saturday, September 21
Sign Up for TeamFPC begins Sunday, August 18. For more information contact Tammy Schroeder, tammy.schroeder@firstpresiowacity.org.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Join this lively group, led by Pastor Sam, as they study the Book of Isaiah. Resumes Wednesday, Sept 25 at 9:30 am  in Coover Lounge. For more information, contact Pastor Sam at sam.massey@firstpresiowacity.org

New Member Class

FaithWorks begins Oct 6, room14, 9:30 a.m.
Have you struggled with big questions of faith? Are you looking to do justice and live with mercy?
FaithWorks is the class for you! Contact Pastor Sam for more information


Be sure and check out our new software innovation. MyFirstPres allows you to get connected and stay connected, see the church calendar & directory, make online gifts and sign up for activities.  Simply click the MyFirstPres circle on the homepage and follow the easy to use steps. For more info contact Tammy Schroeder at tammy.schroeder@firstpresiowacity.org

Community Prayer Box

This outward sign of FPC’s interest and investment to the neighborhood and the Iowa City community has had Impact, with an average of 2 prayer request a week. Stop by and check it out, it is located along the Rochester Ave. sidewalk. According to the Johnson County Zoning Office, FPC has the only Community Prayer Box in the Iowa City/Coralville area.

Mark Your Calendars!

August 21: Youth Group (7th -12th grade) kick off the fall with a BIG GAME and a potluck dinner from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

September 8: Youth Choir (4th – 12th grade) meets to kick off the year with an ice cream social from 5-6 p.m.

Oct 6-31: FPC Pumpkin Patch is here

Nov 1-2: FPC Women’s Retreat