Category Archives: News Updates

  • 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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  • Worship Update

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

    Summer Worship at 9:30 am Our Session has voted to change our worship time during the summer beginning from Memorial weekend to Labor Day weekend from 10 am to 9:30 am. So this year from Sunday, May 28th to Sunday, September 3rd worship will begins at 9:30 am instead of 10 am. Please spread the […]

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  • Christian Education Update

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

    Vacation Bible School Hear ye, hear ye!  Children ages 3-12 are invited to VBS at St. John’s Lutheran Church.Mighty Fortress Vacation Bible School will be held Monday, May 22nd  through Thursday, May 25th from 5:00-8:00 PM. Children will learn, how in Jesus the Victory is won. Registration forms may be picked up and returned to […]

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  • A Minute for Mission

    Posted on May 2, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    Our church, First Presbyterian of Britton, has contributed a portion of their mission dollars to Children’s Home Society in Sioux Falls. This year, the sewing ladies will contribute a number of their quilts, also. The following is a brief explanation of what this organization is all about: South Dakota’s oldest, nonprofit, human services organization, Children’s […]

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