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Newsletter 4/9/2014

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Highlights:

  • Palm Sunday Lunch & Egg Hunt
  • Holy Week Services
  • Easter Services
  • Mother's Day Luncheon


Sermons, 4/6/2014, Part 6: "Unto Christ"

The Christian Life In Prepositions Part Six: "Unto Christ"
Ephesians 3:14-21
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Vacation Bible School

About VBS
Each year at First Presbyterian Church about 125 children from the community join us the week after school lets out for an exciting time of Bible lessons, games, crafts and music. Over 60 volunteers come together to provide a fun, safe and adventuresome learning atmosphere for God’s precious children of Walla Walla. Please contact us with any questions you might have about what faith in God means for you and your family.

VBS 2014: 
Wilderness Escape: Where God Guides and Provides
June 16th - 20th 2014

What would happen if you could sit down with Moses, listen to his stories, marvel at his unwavering faith, ask him your questions, and learn to trust in God the way he did when he led the Israelites out of Egypt?
Your kids are about to find out!
With all the hardships he faced, Moses might have wanted to give up. But even though he was surrounded by naysayers, Moses trusted God to guide and provide. As kids hear Moses stand up for his faith in God, they’ll discover how they can trust God in everyday life.

June 18th, 5:30pm
Our Annual VBS BBQ & Potluck on the lawn invites family and friends of all involved; children, leaders, staff, volunteers, and pets are all welcome!

Register to escape to the Wilderness now at the 2014 VBS website:
CLICK HERE!
Contact Sarah with questions or for more details.

Check out our 2012 VBS video:

Volunteer for 2014 now! Contact Sarah Thomson: 509-525-1093 or sarah@wwpc.org
  • Shop Keepers (run a craft for the kids!)
  • Tribe Leaders (be the leader for a small group of kids!)
  • Musicians/Actors (share your art and tell the story!)
WORK DAYS: Every Saturday beginning May 17th until June 14th we will have VBS prep/work days from 9am until 1pm. If you have the time, come help open supplies, prepare decorations, and even build sets! No need to sign up, just drop in anytime between 9am and 1pm on a Saturday and there will be stuff to do!
SUPPLIES: While we are able to come up with much of the necessary items for this epic week, there are a few that you can help us with. Grab a paper camel from the Atrium at the church and bring in the donated/borrowed items on it, or contact Sarah for a list. Thanks for making this possible!

Easter 2014

Easter, and the week leading up to it, are days of importance as we remember all that our Lord, Jesus did for us in life, death, and resurrection. We invite you and your family to join us and find the hope that is found in the Way, Truth, & Life that is Jesus.
Palm Sunday & Egg Hunt
April 13th, 10:31am
Our regular worship services join together to celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus of Nazareth as King of the Jews during this hour long service featuring a dramatic presentation for children and both our choir and praise band. A free sandwich-bar lunch follows, including our annual Children's Easter Egg hunt in the big lawn.

Maundy Thursday
April 17th, 6:15pm (footwashing), 7:00pm (worship)
This year we offer a brief foot washing prior to the Worship Service for those who wish to participate in this unique and meaningful practice. Either way, we invite you togather for our Service of Gathering Darkness in the sanctuary as we reflect on Jesus' arrest and trial before his crucifixion at 7:00pm.



Good Friday
April 18th, 12:00, 12:30, & 1:00pm (lunch hour) AND 5:30pm
Come as you are able to this continuous service of contemplating the crucifixion of our Lord. There will be short breaks for those on their lunch hour to come and go as they are able at the half hours.
If you are unable to attend the lunch-time services, come at 5:30pm for a brief service similar to the earlier ones.


Easter Sunday
April 20th
We celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior together. Join us an one or more of our times of worship and for Easter brunch with your family. We hope you will share this day with us in praise of our God!
7:45am - Reflective worship service
8:45 - 10:30am - Brunch ($5/children, $8.50/adult, $25 family)
9:01am - Contemporary "Family" service
10:31am - Traditional worship service w/ choir, organ, and brass

Sermons, 3/30/2014, Part 5: "With Christ"

The Christian Life In Prepositions Part Five: "With Christ"
Colossians 2:20 & 3:1-4
Rev. Albert Gillin
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