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Office Closed Through Tuesday, Aug. 25 while David is Away on Vacation

David Shew s taking his daughter Hannah to her Freshman year at Colorado College. Then he and Debbie plan to see their boys in Boulder (Sam) and Moab (Charlie) the following week. He will be back in the office on Tuesday, Aug 25 and will catch up on communications (emails, phone messages, etc.) wh

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Message from Pastor Beau August 11 2020

Dear Church Family, This week Jesus will challenge our traditions! And then in a strange turn Jesus will be challenged himself by an anonymous gentile woman… and he succumbs to the challenge! It’s an interesting turn of events that makes for a powerful teaching on what happens when our

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Deacon and Elder Nominations – We need you

SEEKING NOMINEES FOR CHURCH OFFICERSOur church nominating committee soon will present the congregation with the next slate of officers to serve as leaders over the next three years. In two weeks they will work to start gathering names to fill slots that will be opening at the start of 2021. The ter

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Readings for Sunday August 16 2020

The Lessons Appointed for Use on the11th Sunday After PentecostYear A Revised Common LectionaryTrack 1Genesis 45:1-15 Psalm 133 Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28Track 1Isaiah 56:1,6-8 Psalm 67 Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 Matthew 15: (10-20), 21-28The Collect Almighty God, you have given you

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Links to Worship and Fellowship August 16 2020

This is a list of the Zoom links for Sunday August 16 Link to view the 10:00am FPC Live Virtual Worship on Sunday Aug 16. Click HERE.Instructions for phoning in. Click HERELink to view the 11:00am FPC Virtual Fellowship Hour on Sunday Aug 16. Click HERE.

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Reading for August 9 2020

B. J. O. Nordfeldt, Christ Walking on Water, 1951, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Arvin Gottlieb, 1999The Lessons Appointed for Use on the Tenth Sunday After EpiphanyYear ARevised Common LectionaryTrack 1Genesis 37:1-4, 12-28 Psalm 105:1-6, 16-22, 45b Romans 10:5-15 Matthew

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Deacons Care

For adding your concerns to the Prayer Chain or if you would like to join this dedicated group Click HERERemember: Prayer is POWERFUL and WORKS!Here are the Prayer Requests from Sunday August 909:54:41 From Ginny Miller-Cavanagh: praises to God for answered prayers and blessings09:57:05 From Ginny M

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Westminster Hall Project COMPLETED!

Westminster Hall Flooring Project is CompletedThere are still a few kitchen cabinets to be sanded down and painted. But other than that the new flooring is in and looks beautiful. Since we can’t gather there (yet), check out the gallery of shots below to see what it turned out like. Certainly a job

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A “Cares Act” Deduction

Coronavirus Relief BillIRS Coronavirus Relief Bill Notice HEREThe Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) includes a provision which allows taxpayers who do not itemize their tases the ability to deduct up to $300 in cash donations made to a charity in 2020. Even if you take t

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Campus to Remain Closed

From the Session of The First Presbyterian ChurchAt the meeting of the Session on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 this statement was adopted:Due to the current pandemic and its wide-ranging effects on the health of the greater Durango community, the Session of First Presbyterian Church of Durango has determi

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The Daily Covid-19 Briefing and the Justice and Peace Newsletter – PC(USA)

The latest from denominational headquartersTODAY’S, YESTERDAY’S AND TWO DAYS AGO , AND NEWS BRIEFING about our church and Covid-19 from PC(USA)*****Click HERE to read “the NEWEST edition of our Presbyterian Justice and Peace NewsletterMatthew 25-Actively engaged in the worldThe Matthew 25 invitation

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How To Stay Connected With First Pres and our Community

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC OUR CHURCH BUILDINGS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICEHOW TO STAY CONNECTEDWITH FIRST PRES AND OUR COMMUNITY:OUR WEBSITE:https://www.fpcdurango.orgDAILY AND WEEKLY CALENDAR AND WORSHIP UPDATES ARE ON OUR NEWLY DESIGNED WEBSITE AT THE SAME WEB ADDRESS:https://www.fpcdura

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Red Door Youth Group

Red DoorNow meeting via Zoom. Mondays – 6:00pm-7:30pmContact Will McCullar for more informationA red door is a place of welcome, tired travelers find refuge and rest behind a red door. Our youth group is a space to find refuge, rest and equipment every week to our students; A place of welcome and ho

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Amazon Smile

Amazon SmileDid you know that you can name “First Presbyterian Church Durango” as your beneficiary for Amazon Smile? So every time you order from Amazon, FPC gets a little bit of money!! Another way to share your treasure…. To sign up click HERE

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Lending Library – Ambulatory Medical Equipment

Need to Borrow Ambulatory Medical Equipment?The First Presbyterian Church (FPC) (1159 E. 3rd Ave., Durango, CO 81301) Medical Equipment Lending Closet lends home medical equipment to people experiencing temporary illness or injury. This equipment has been donated by church members and friends who no

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NEW LINKS About Safely Returning to Church and more Coronavirus Updates

Please Read!Click Here for new information about reopening church from our insurance company and the Colorado Department of Public HealthHere is some basic information about our church’s response to the Coronavirus:We will have online services on Sundays at 10amIf you are able to help someone in nee

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