The Heart of Missions

It is my hope that you find The Heart of Missions a meaningful way to connect to the church’s Mission work. May you be inspired and energized as you serve God through First Presbyterian Church. It is an honor to serve alongside you.
Kristi Corbin, Missions Coordinator

The Heart of Missions, January 2019

The January Heart of Missions includes:

  • We are sad to say goodbye to Kristi Corbin who has served as Mission Coordinator these past four years. This is her last “Heart of Missions” publication.
  • Canteen Run hosting a Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on January 26 from 5-7 pm at Savoy United Methodist Church.

The Heart of Missions, December 2018

The December Heart of Missions includes:

  • Angel Tree donations
  • Special Advent and Christmas offerings
  • ESL updates

The Heart of Missions, November 2018

The November Heart of Missions includes:

  • Learn more about our ESL program.
  • Winter shelters for men and women could use your help either by volunteering or with much needed supplies.
  • empty tomb Christmas Giveaway December 7 and 8.
  • Local children’s needs will once again be support by our Angel Tree beginning after Thanksgiving.

The Heart of Missions, October 2018

The October Heart of Missions includes:

  • Big event — big success!
  • World Mission sends money to hurricane relief;
  • Raindrop update from 2016.

The Heart of Missions, September 2018

The September Heart of Missions includes:

  • Hearts, Hand & Voices, September 16, with worship, food and working together on local mission needs;
  • ESL volunteer tutors needed;
  • Local mission announcements.

The Heart of Missions, August 2018

The August Heart of Missions includes:

  • Shop this Sunday, August 12, at 1:30 pm at Salt & Light, 1819 South Philo Road, Urbana;
  • Jesus is the Way Prison Ministry Banquet and fundraiser on August 24 from 6-8 pm.  Read more about the ministry and what it is doing in our community;
  • SAFE House Benefit Concert Sunday, August 26, from 3-7 pm at Hessel Park.

The Heart of Missions, July 2018

The July Heart of Missions includes:

  • Raindrop Project to benefit Healing Hands in the Congo (DR);
  • CU at Home in final stages to move to TIMES Center.

The Heart of Missions, June 2018

The June Heart of Missions includes:

  • All American Cookout this Sunday, June 10, at 5 pm.  Bring a salad or dessert to share.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and beverage provided.
  • International Taste of First Pres Sunday, June 24, from 4-6 pm.  Bring a cultural or ancestral dish to share.
  • Pastor Daniel Izquierdo will visit our congregation June 7-11 and will join us at the All American Cookout. 
  • Rev. Dr. Ary Fernandez Alban will be our guest Sunday, June 24.

The Heart of Missions, May 2018

The May Heart of Missions includes:

  • Sandy Carr honored by Austin’s Place;
  • Pentecost Offering Sunday, May 20;
  • Needs from local agencies.

The Heart of Missions, April 2018

The April Heart of Missions includes:

  • Earth Care and Cuba Sunday April 22.
  • Day trip to Kemmerer Village on May 2. RSVP by April 25.

2015-2016 Heart of Missions