Category Archives: News Updates

  • The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House

    Posted on September 30, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    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 […]

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  • New Banners Blessed

    Posted on September 18, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates, Press Release.

    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 […]

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  • We Choose Love

    Posted on August 31, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates, Pastors' Desk.

    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 […]

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  • BackPack Program

    Posted on August 8, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    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 […]

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  • Let’s Be Neighbors Sunday

    Posted on August 8, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    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 […]

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  • People Are Thirsty

    Posted on August 8, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    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 […]

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  • Do You Even Care?

    Posted on August 6, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates, Pastors' Desk.

    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 […]

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  • Synod School 2017

    Posted on June 14, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    It is not too late to sign-up for Synod School! Synod School runs July 23rd – 28th at Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa. Come, learn, grow and most of all have fun. If you have any questions, feel free to ask your pastors, who are planning to attend. So far, there are 620 people […]

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  • Summer Sermon Series

    Posted on June 6, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates, Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk Music has a way touching us, ways that words or liturgy just can never do. Hymns are the sound track of our faith. Sometimes they are just background music, that we are not always aware of but just there, shaping the way we see the world. Other times chorus lines or […]

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  • Rimrock and Pioneer Camp and Retreat Center

    Posted on June 5, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    Over the past several years our church has given local mission monies to help support our Presbytery’s camping program. The Presbytery of South Dakota operates two camps in the Black Hills: Camp Rimrock and Pioneer. These camps are places set apart for people of all ages to experience unconditional love and truly be themselves as […]

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