Hope you can all join us in celebrating this joyous season of preparing and anticipating the coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Following are the events both within our church and our community: Community Christmas Melodies Concert – Mark your calendars for a special part of this advent season – the Community Christmas Melodies Concert […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service this year will be at 4:30 pm. We will have only one worship service on Sunday, December 24th. Communion will be served and the Christmas Joy offering will be collected. The Joy offering is a special offering of the PC USA which benefits retired pastors and their families that are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Stephanie Brandt Since the doors opened November 24, 1997, the food pantry has served thousands of county and surrounding residents of all ages. Every week, on Friday and Saturday, various volunteers are available at the Marshall County Food Pantry. The pantry provides food and other basic necessities to families that would otherwise be unable […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Part of our church local mission giving goes to support the ministry of The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House. Bishop Dudley Hospitality House opened its door on January 12, 2015 at 101 North Indiana Ave., Sioux Falls for the purpose of emergency shelter for the homeless population. It offers a safe, secure and warm place to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Across the world there has been too much hate written across walls. First Presbyterian Church of Britton, SD decided it was time to write love on their own walls. Through a micro-grant from South Dakota Faith in Public Life, the church is installing three large banners on their front entrance. The banners recognize Jesus’ commandment […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From Your Pastors’ Desk We all know by now from the incidents in Charlottesville that hate groups are on the rise. According to a February report from the Southern Poverty Law Center there are 917 hate groups in our country. These are organizations that if you play out their ideology, it would mean genocide to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Each year the Session at First Presbyterian Church designates funds to go to local missions. One of those organizations is the BackPack program that is supported by organizations and churches in the Britton Community. The program is run through the Britton-Hecla school district and various local helpers. The program reaches out to 20-25 students from […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our church has received a grant from the South Dakota Faith in Public Life. This grant is for the purchase and installment of vinyl banners that will be put around our outside front doors. These banners will quote Jesus’ commandment to love one another and reminds us that no matter who you are you are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On August 12th, at the Annual Britton Area Chamber of Commerce Harvest Days, you will find members of the First Presbyterian Church of Britton handing out free blue reusable water bottles. Why, you ask? Because people are thirsty—thirsty for clean water and spiritually thirsty for living water. On hot August days, like Harvest Days will most […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From Your Pastors’ Desk For many of us the church has had significant impact on our lives, it raised us up in scripture during Sunday school, it has been there in our time of grief or pain, and it sent us to camp or on that mission trip where we became closer to God. And […]Continue Reading... No Comments.