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Welcome! You can find First Presbyterian Church at the corner of
Kirkwood Boulevard and Iowa Streets, located in the heart of the city of
Davenport, Iowa. You're always invited to worship with us! A place to
belong! Where faith is nurtured, curiosity is encouraged, diversity is
welcomed, and all are loved.
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Sunday Service Times:
9:00 am & 11:00 am in the Sanctuary
Make Your Stewardship Pledge Today
Stewardship helps fill this church with prayers of thanks to God. In this church, we are
surrounded by people who pledge their time, prayers, and money to provide Christian care to
others – to the hungry, the thirsty, and the stranger – to the naked, the sick, and the friendless.
We are surrounded by people who have discovered the great gift of God’s love and Christ’s
teachings: When we give of ourselves and our work, we get far more than we give – and far
more than we can ever repay for the gifts bestowed upon us. Thanks be to God. Pledge cards
can be found in the pew racks. You may bring your pledge forward or place it in the offering
plate during worship. Online pledging and giving can be set up by following this link. Give
Thanks in response to God’s grace and call when making your pledge.
Lent 2019: Welcome Home
This Lent, our theme will be “Welcome Home”. We’ll preach a sermon series on the stories of
coming home in scripture, and our children’s programming will celebrate the joys of their church
home. Children are also invited to give thanks for their blessings at home through collecting
change for the One Great Hour of Sharing, which goes to Presbyterian missions around the
world. Our church is undergoing large transitions this year. Let’s take time during Lent to come
back to our church home – to celebrate our talents, strengthen our connections to fellow
members, and prepare our hearts for Christ’s grace.
Marian Anderson String Quartet - Saturday, March 30, 7:30 pm
Through our partnership with Quad City Arts, the Performing Arts Series presents
Anderson String Quartet for a concert of inspiring chamber music. The MASQ’s artistic
endeavors have brought them to New York’s Alice Tully Hall, the Corcoran Gallery, the Library
of Congress, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Kilbourn Hall, the Chateau Cantanac-Brown in
Bordeaux, and many universities across the country. The quartet performed at the Kennedy
Center as part of the 52nd presidential inaugural celebration. Tickets: $15 Adult & $10 Student.
You may purchase your tickets online or by calling the church office (563-326-1691). Tickets
will also be available at the door on March 30.
Women’s Non-Fiction Book Club - Tuesday, April 2, 6:30 pm
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 2 at 6:30 pm in the Parlor. We’ll discuss Educated by
Tara Westover. Educated is a memoir detailing a woman’s isolated childhood in a survivalist
family and her quest for knowledge in the wider world. Please join us! For more information,
please contact Rev. Katie Styrt (email@example.com).
Manna & More Fellowship Breakfast - Sunday, April 14, 8:15 am
Share breakfast with your family and friends before and after the 9:00 am service from
8:15-10:30 am on Sunday, April 14. Enjoy egg casserole, pancakes with syrup, sausage,
fruit, beveragesfruit and assorted beverages. Adults $3, children (12 & under) $1. Everyone
is invited -- see you there!
Holy Week at First Presbyterian Church - All are Welcomed!
Palm Sunday, April 14 - Services at 9:00 am & 11:00 am
The service will commemorate Jesus’ final trip to Jerusalem and his appearance before Pontius
Pilate. Worship leaders, the choirs, and members can participate in the processional with
traditional palm fronds.
Maundy Thursday, April 18 - Service at 7:30 pm
Maundy Thursday is the anniversary celebration of the institution of The Lord’s Supper. The
worship service will include the Sacrament of Communion. The Chamber Chorale will lead in
worship through song.
Good Friday, April 19 - Service of Tenebrae at 7:30 pm
This service provides an opportunity to meditate on the crucifixion of our Lord
Jesus Christ. The
service includes scriptures, prayers, and music of the Passion featuring the Sanctuary Choir,
the Cecelian Carolers, the Vesper Bells, and orchestra. This year’s music includes several
arrangements of classic hymns, as well as Felix Mendelssohn’s chorale cantata on the hymn
“O Sacred Head Now Wounded.”
Easter Sunday, April 20 - Services at 9:00 am & 11:00 am
A celebration of the Resurrection! The Sanctuary Choir provides festive music
including the “Hallelujah” Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.
Community Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration - Saturday, April 13, 1:00 pm
Everyone is invited to FPC's Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Celebration! So many fun activities
have been planned -- games, crafts, food. The Egg Hunt will begin precisely at 1:00 pm. Tell
your friends and hop on over to the church! You may donate candy or trinkets for the 100 +
children in the community that will be attending. If you can volunteer to help with a craft, a
game or the Bounce House, or if you need more information, please contact Tiffany McClure
( firstname.lastname@example.org or 563-326-1691, ext. 209).