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Blessing of the Backpacks » Aug 19

Children and teachers are invited to bring their backpacks to worship on Sunday, August 19th (both services) for Pastor David's and Pastor Rosy's school year blessing.

Tools for School

Our annual drive as a part of the Network's Tools 4 School program has begun. You can participate again this year by donating assorted school items from July 15 to August 5.  Some of the supplies you donate will be reserved to give directly to our neighborhood schools, Terrace and Mark Twain, and to our First Friday children.

Look for wicker baskets with "Tools 4 School" affixed to them and pick up a shopping list postcard. They will be located in several places around the church facilities. If you are not able to shop, you can make a monetary donation, with checks written to FPC and "School Supplies" written on the memo line.

Feeding Children Everywhere

It is time to register for this annual event that will take place at the Richardson Civic Center - Sep 9, 12 noon to 5 pm. Register individually for specific time slots. FPCR is not registering groups this year - but we encourage you to sign up with friends!
The Mission Ministry at FPCR is sponsoring this at the $500 level, but additional donations may be made online or through the church office. Our overall goal is to supply 100,000 meals. Network of Community Ministries has indicated they could use all 100,000 meals. All donated funds go for food. Contact the church office for more information.

Network Golf Tournament

Join Network for its 21st Annual Golf Outing. In addition to enjoying a great day of golf, your participation provides basic needs assistance for families in crisis! Shotgun start is at 1:00pm on September 14th. The Golf Outing will feature fun individual and team challenges, a chance to bid in a silent auction benefiting Network, and a raffle full of exciting prizes. Contact Ralph Stannard or the church office for more information about being on the FPCR team.

LIFE (Youth) Upcoming Events

Aug 19: Blessing of the Backpacks... 10:30 AM
Aug 26: First Week Check-In... 5:00 - 7:00 PM

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Network needs pantry items

The Network is now in need of the following items: personal hygiene products, cleaning products, and baby diapers.  In addition to these items, The Network is always in need of new socks, underwear, and toiletries. Thanks for your help.

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.

Fit for Life - Chair Aerobics

Come exercise with your friends at church! Elaine Hosage will be leading classes every Thursday at 12:30 p.m. Mark your calendars and come join us in the Chapel for a 45 minute workout.

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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