Jan
26

Restore (formerly 3Cs)

Mission Prayer Request: Restore (formerly 3Cs), Contra Costa County FPCC has supported Restore, a group working to provide Christian Addiction Recovery and housing for the homeless and addicted poor in East Contra Costa. Restore currently has one recovery and one after care home for men in Concord. They have two specific prayer requests: 1. That … Continue reading »

Jan
24

FPCC to Co-host Winter Nights Shelter at St Andrews Presbyterian in April

The Winter Nights Shelter program, sponsored by the Social Justice Association of the Contra Costa Interfaith Council, provides a place for homeless families from October through April each year. Approximately 30 family members spend 2 weeks at a time living in tents at 15 churches throughout Contra Costa County. Other churches that cannot host the … Continue reading »

Jan
24

Medical Benevolence Foundation Requests our Help in Response to Ebola

Ebola is no longer in the headlines; therefore, it is not a problem anymore. Right? No! It is still around, primarily in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. Ebola, known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever as well as Ebola virus disease (EVD), is a severe, often fatal, illness in humans. BCC reports that as of January 18, … Continue reading »

Jan
24

Raise the Roof Short-term mission trip …. Uganda June 25-July 6, 2015

The Mission Team is exploring the possibility of some FPCC folks joining Marlene and David Ssebulime, Directors of Raise the Roof, on this summer’s planned trip to Uganda. There are four projects that the team will be working on: 1) Vacation Bible School/Camp, 2) Medical/Health, 3) Leadership/Education, and 4) Construction/Carpentry. The cost is approximately $3500. … Continue reading »

Jan
14

Homeless Dinner Sign ups Today and Jan 25.

FPCC will serve dinner at the Concord Homeless Shelter for over one hundred people on Jan 31. Donations of desserts and drinks (milk, lemonade, juice, or ice tea) are needed. You can sign up in the Fellowship Hall. Contact: Susan Lawson.

Jan
14

Mission Prayer Request: Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship, Ethiopia

In addition to our support of Tara Chase, FPCC has been supporting two related projects that Tara shepherds: Maji Highland Apples and the translation of the Bible into Dizi. the language of the Maji area. The Apple Project has determined which kinds of apples can be grown successfully in the highlands, and is now expanding. … Continue reading »