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FPC Gardens

The gardens have been sleeping through most of the winter, but as we pull out of the California winter storms, we are already beginning to prepare for spring.  In the next two weeks, we will be preparing twice as many new beds as we had last year, and we will be seeding spring transplants so we are ready when the warm weather…

Citrus, Citrus

Are you tired of too much citrus hanging around?  Let us come and harvest as much or as little of your lemons, oranges, or other citrus to share with the congregation at Sunday Coffee Hour.  Contact Rachel to set up a time for us to drop by.

New Elders

Congratulations to our newly elected elders:  Dan S. (Buildings/Grounds/Facilities), Judy F. (Children’s Ministry), Barbara J. (HR), Dr Pat (Missions). Thanks to Lori C. for her service.  Thanks also to Tina T-H for her service and best wishes in her next journey.  Special remembrance for Gary W.    

Summer Bounty

God’s bounty is richly evident in the wonderful fresh organic vegetables from the FPC Community Garden and the home gardens of several “green-thumb” cultivators in the congregation.  Recent harvests shared with everyone include:  candy-sweet cherry tomatoes, curly green kale, fragrant basil, hearty arugula, geometrically unusual squashes, peppy peppers, crisp cucumbers, and fresh-off-the-tree peaches and apples.  A special thanks to all the gardeners…

Garden!

God has blessed us with a little church garden! Planting season is here and our garden is growing again, after lying fallow for a few seasons.  This past Saturday, our garden team filled the raised beds with soil, and we planted tomatoes, herbs, peppers, peas, and onions, and have seeded squash, green beans, cucumbers, carrots, beets, and chard.  Our goal is to…

Shoebox Stories #2

Samaritan’s Purse is an international, evangelistic, disaster relief organization. Last year, FPC put together 126 boxes. These gift filled shoeboxes show Christ’s love along with children having an opportunity to participate in the discipleship program, The Greatest Journey. In 2016, FPC will increase its goal to 200. The Greater Silicon Valley will increase its goal to 29,498. You read in the last…

Shoebox Stories

2015 was a great year for Operation Christmas Child. One of the God stories to celebrate was in Laduna, Fiji. The grandchild of a witch doctor was becoming a believer and influencing him. When the witch doctor became ill he wanted Jesus to heal him. The local pastor challenged him to repent from idol worship. The witch doctor did, and committed his…