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Lent at Home

There will be Lent @ Home kits available for each family, beginning Monday, February 8. You don't want to miss out on this kit full of goodies to use throughout the Lenten season! These kits are free to FPCR members, one per family/individual.

Plan to drive-thru the portico-chere on Saturday, February 13, between 10:00 and noon to pick up your kit. We will also be making porch deliveries that afternoon if you are unable to pick one up. Please email Lisa ( if you would like to request a porch delivery for that afternoon.

Save the Lenten Dates!

Fat Tuesday/Shrove Tuesday Virtual Pancake Supper (via Zoom)
February 16, 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Register now for the Zoom meeting
Ash Wednesday Worship Service
February 17, 7:00 p.m. Worship service to premiere on Facebook and YouTube.
Tea Conversations (via Zoom)
Sundays during Lent (2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/14, 3/21, 3/28), 9:30-10:15 am.
Join the Zoom meeting on Sunday mornings
Maundy Thursday Worship Service (via Zoom)
April 1, 7:00 p.m.  Register now for the Zoom meeting
Good Friday Tenebrae Service
April 2, 7:00 p.m. Worship service to premiere on Facebook and YouTube.

These Days Devotionals

These daysIf you would like a copy, please email They will also be available at the food drive on Jan. 21. You can also download the devotionals for the month of January.

Network Needs

They are currently in need of the following items:

  • Jelly/Jam, Breakfast items, and Oatmeal
  • Baking items (oil) and Pancake/baking mix
  • Box meals (hamburger helper)
  • Instant mashed potatoes
  • Canned meals (Ravioli, Spaghetti) and Canned soup
  • Granola bars
  • Hand soap
  • Tooth brushes and toothpaste
  • Bodywash, Shampoo/conditioner, and Deodorant
  • Detergent
  • Diapers: size 3 +

Please drop off items at the next FPCR drive-thru food drive on Feb. 18.

As always, thank you for your generosity and being a blessing to those in need.

Reopening Chart

This chart represents the guidelines FPCR will use for different phases of in-person gatherings in the church facility. It is subject to change at any time. Click on the chart for a full-size version. View the detailed plan guidelines here.


Register at Kroger's and Amazon for FPCR

Don't forget that you can register for a percentage of your purchase at Kroger's and Amazon to come to FPCR, with those funds earmarked for the renovations. Sign up at your local Kroger supermarket near you and on for the Amazon Smiles program. Call the office if you have questions.

Other News

Earth Care Congregation

In helping with our "Earth Care Congregation" program, parents, help your children respect God's creation by avoiding their becoming part of our "throw away society." In the words of 16th Century Astronomer Johannes Kepler, "Nature uses as little as possible of everything." Perhaps we might do the same?

College Ministry at FPCR

Are you interested in volunteering to help implement a College Ministry? With the assistance of Ukirk Ministries, a Presbyterian College program that provides resources and directions to congregations that want to have a college campus presence. Visit or contact Pastor David at to learn more and participate.



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