Apr
25

Mission Prayer Request: Larry and Linda Snydal, Wycliffe, Arizona

The Snydals are looking forward to retiring May 31 from Wycliffe, whose vision is to see the Bible accessible to all people in the language they understand best. They want to thank FPCC for their steadfastness in support and prayer over the years. Please pray that the Lord will grant the strength, health and protection … Continue reading »

Apr
18

Last Chance to Sign Up for April Focus on the Homeless

Please stop by the table in the Fellowship Hall this Sunday. First Presbyterian Church Concord will be preparing and serving six meals for the Winter Nights families staying at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church beginning Saturday morning, April 30, through Sunday night, May 1. We are also serving dinner at the Homeless Shelter on Arnold Industrial … Continue reading »

Apr
18

Mission Prayer Request: Mike & Shirley Pounds, RESTORE, Contra Costa County

From its start, FPCC has supported RESTORE, which provides houses and programs to help recovering men and women become independent again. Mike and Shirley give praises for last week’s graduation of three men from the men’s Residential Recovery Program and for the volunteers who serve the residents with dinners, advice and encouragement. They ask for … Continue reading »

Apr
12

April Adventure/Focus on the Homeless Sign ups Continue

Please stop by at the table in the Fellowship Hall this Sunday. First Presbyterian Church Concord will be preparing and serving six meals for the Winter Nights families staying at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church beginning Saturday morning, April 30, through Sunday night, May 1. We are also serving dinner at the Homeless Shelter on Arnold … Continue reading »

Apr
12

Mission Prayer Request, Julie Hamiter, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Diablo Valley College

Julie works with international students at DVC; FPCC began providing partial support this year. Her goal is to develop a supportive community and bring them to Christ. Praise God that one of the students was baptized on Easter Sunday! Please pray for those students who are new in their faith to mature in Christ and … Continue reading »

Apr
10

Thank you for your Easter Offering and Prayer for Raise the Roof and Volunteers

This year’s Easter offering raised $2,527. The money will go to those going on short term mission trips this summer. Thanks to all who helped enable people from First Pres do good works in His Name. Some volunteers will go to Uganda, where God has blessed the rapid expansion of Raise the Roof, a Christian … Continue reading »

Apr
10

Focus on Homeless Sign Ups Continue

Thank you to all who helped provide meals for the Mountain View Family Shelter in Martines this last week. You can continue to help with our remaining ,homeless activities, the 5th Saturday dinner at the Concord Singles Shelter on April 30 and co-hosting Winter Nights at St Andrews Presbyterian Saturday, April 30 through Monday morning, … Continue reading »

Apr
10

Mission Prayer Request: The Gregoriev’s, Wycliffe Translators, Cameroon

Nathanael and Darla Gregoriev, normally based in Cameroon, are now on separate continents! Darla and Eliana are safely in USA after the Belgium terrorism delayed their trip home. Nathanael is at a conference in Thailand. Pray that Nathanael is blessed attending the conference and is able to absorb many new things. May his trips from … Continue reading »

Apr
05

Sign Up Today to Help with April’s Focus on the Homeless

FPCC will provide dinners this week for the approximately 30 family members at the Mountain View Family Homeless Shelter in Martinez. Please come by the sign up table today in the Fellowship Hall after church. You may also sign up to help with the other Focus on the Homeless activities or pick up a flyer … Continue reading »

Apr
05

Mission Prayer Request: Doug Stewart, Homeless Outreach, Central Contra Costa

Doug Stewart began his own private homeless outreach a few years ago by offering help to the homeless along Pacheco Blvd. literally giving them blankets off his own beds. Three years ago he formalized Homeless Outreach as a non-profit organization to manage donations and volunteers. Homeless Outreach will close down on June 30, as Doug … Continue reading »