Bulletin and Announcements

Sunday Worship

The Order of Worship for The Lord's Day
August 14, 2022

Morning Worship

Services at 8:15am and 11:00am; Livestream available for 11:00 service only.

In the morning service, Pastor Nicoletti will be preaching on “Engaging with the Expansion of the Kingdom” from Colossians 4:2-6. 

You can download the Order of Worship here.

 

Sunday School

Sunday School for all ages is at 9:45am. Livestream available for the adult class.

Information regarding class locations and descriptions can be found on our Sunday School page.

Evening Worship

Service at 6:00 pm; Livestream available.

In the evening service, the Rev. David Birnie, RUF Campus Pastor at the University of Washington, will be preaching on “Worshipping the God of the Redemption” from Revelation 5.

You can download the Order of Worship here.

Livestream

Our livestream page is available here.

Calendar

See our Weekly Activity Information below or the Events Page for more info!

Monday – August 15
‐ Young Adult Dinner at the Gutiérrez Home 7:00 pm
Tuesday – August 16
‐ Samson Society, Church Office 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Wednesday – August 17
‐ Junior High Youth Group, Room 301 6:45-8:30pm

- Senior High Youth Group, DeSoto Hall 6:45-8:30pm
‐ Prayer Meeting, Sanctuary 7:00 pm
Thursday – August 18
‐ Men’s Prayer & Bible Reading, Conference Room 6:30 am

- PB&J Ministry, DeSoto Hall 9:30-11:45 am
‐ College & Career Group, Nate & Rachael Shelden’s Home 6:30 pm
Saturday – August 20

‐ Saturday Soccer, Jefferson Park 9:00 am
The Lord’s Day – August 21
Morning Worship 8:15 & 11:00 am
Sunday School 9:45 ‐ 10:45 am
Evening Worship 6:00 pm

For details, see our Events Calendar

Upcoming Events
‐ Battle of the Books August 28

Dinner for Young Adults with the Gutierrez and Moura Families!

Monday nights, 7:00pm

The Gutierrez and Moura families invite all 18-20 year-olds to join them for their young adult group for dinner on Mondays at 7pm. If you would like to join this group, please contact Pastor Gutierrez! Note that we will not meet this Monday, August 8, and we will resume next Monday, August 15.

Women’s Ministry of Faith

Tuesday Morning Bible Study

We are on break for the summer and will resume on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

Women’s Ministry of Faith

Tuesday Evening Bible Study
We are on break for August and are planning to start a new Jen Wilkin 10-week study in September.

Mothers’ Encouragement Group (MEG)
As we break for summer don’t despair that you now must parent all day alone! Download the Signal app and contact Kaylee Aown to be added to a group so you are able to send out invites and be invited by fellow mothers of littles to park playdates and outings. We will be looking forward to resuming our bi-weekly meetings in the Fall.

Choristers
Choristers is on summer break and will resume in the fall. Choristers is open to children ages 4-12. We meet every Wednesday evening from 7:00 - 8:00, in the choir room. Please see Melissa McMillan for more details.

Men’s Prayer & Bible Reading
We meet Thursdays at 6:30am in the Conference Room. We are currently reading in the book of Acts. Please join us as we read and pray for each other and the world.

College & Career Community Group
College & Career is a young adult ministry of Faith Presbyterian Church. The goal is to provide opportunities for young adults 18 and older, whether single or married, to “do life” together throughout the week and form deep Christian friendships. The C&C Community Group is a weekly small group that meets in a home for dinner and fellowship. Currently they meet on Thursdays at Nate and Rachael Shelden’s home at 6:30. For more details, or if you’re interested in joining a C&C Community Group, please contact Nate or Rachael, and they will help you get connected!

Saturday Soccer

Come join us for some fellowship and fun, Saturdays at 9:00 am at Jefferson Park. Guys and gals are welcome, and we play rain or shine, but we do ask that you be in high school or older! Please come join us and get on our soccer email list by contacting Caleb Gutiérrez at (253) 353-4207. 

Announcements

On September 13, 2022, we will begin our study of the book of Job. All women are welcome to join us every Tuesday from 9:30 am - 12:00. We will be using "Trusting God in Times of Adversity," by Kay Arthur and Pete DeLacy. If you plan to join the study, have any questions, or need help ordering the book, please contact Dawn Darby. We will be meeting in the Women’s Ministry house across the ally, and we plan to be in-person and virtual.

If you are in Junior High youth group or Senior High youth group, take note! This Friday, August 19, thanks to a generous donation, the Youth Groups will be going on a 2 ½ hour cruise departing from the Foss Waterway! Spots are limited, and priority will be given to Senior High students; but if you are interested, check your email, and be sure to sign up using the Eventbrite link or contact Evan Kvale as soon as possible! 

- After taking a break for the summer, Trial Life weekly meetings will return after Labor Day. We will have an open house/planning meeting for parents and Trail Men on Tuesday, September 6, at 6:45 PM at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Lakewood. The purpose of the meeting will be to plan, with the parents, what our goals are for the year, what activities we'd like to do, dues, fundraising, and other issues It is important to have as many parents as possible attend the meeting so that we can hit the ground running for the year! Following the September 6 planning meeting, weekly meetings will resume on Tuesdays from 6:45-8:00 PM at Prince of Peace.
- We are in need of 1-3 volunteers to help lead/facilitate weekly meetings for the Woodland Troop (ages 5-10). This is critical to being able to move forward in the new year, so if you have interest (or know someone who would be a good fit) please let us know.
- Do you have skills you'd like to pass on to the Trail Life Crew? We're always looking for special activity instructors to guest teach at weekly meetings and weekend events. Subjects can vary widely: camping and backcountry skills, sports, craft making, tool usage, shooting, etc.
Contact Kirk McMillan, Jeff Bone or Nate Carlson for more information or to volunteer.

In consideration of the first meaningful late summer/fall baseball games being played in the Northwest in over 21 years, the men's church softball team is ready to compete to close out the summer. Games are played on Thursday evenings at the South End Recreation and Adventure Campus (SERA Athletic Fields) in Tacoma, with the first game is set for August 18th. Gametimes to follow. If you are an interested athlete and wish to play, come as you are (just bring a glove), and contact Kyle Murphy at murphkins@gmail.com.

Faith Presbyterian Church (Tacoma, WA) and Covenant High School (a ministry of the church) are seeking a part‐time bookkeeper. The
bookkeeper is responsible for performing all financial and bookkeeping activities for FPC and CHS. Candidate must agree with the doctrine and ethical standards of FPC, a copy of which will be provided to the candidate, and must support and promote the mission and vision of FPC and CHS. This position reports to the Church Administrator and works closely with the School staff. Office located at the church, with some flexibility for remote working, subject to the needs of the church and school. The flexible schedule is approximately 20 hours per week with a pay rate commensurate with experience.
For more details, including position summary, desired experience/skills, and a job description summary, visit: faithtacoma.org/bookkeeper.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to the Church Administrator, Derek Whaley: dwhaley@faithtacoma.org.

We are making sandwiches here at Faith each week on Thursday mornings at 9:30‐11:45 in DeSoto Hall. Please come and join us if you are able!

The church is looking to hire a nursery attendant to minister to our covenant children during the 8:15am service. Applicants should be at least 18 years old, have experience with childcare, be able to follow safety and security policies and procedures, and should be regularly attending the alternate morning service. (We do not wish for this position to hinder someone from regular Sunday morning worship!). Please contact the church office if you are interested in applying.

The retreat is coming up soon and we want to get women signed up. To accommodate more work schedules, the retreat is from Friday evening to Sunday (October 14-16) morning! We will worship together on Sunday before leaving. Included in the cost is lodging, as well as Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and dinner, and Sunday breakfast.

The cost this year is a little more (roughly $200 - not finalized yet) to accommodate inflation as well as renting out the entire Inn and having dinner out. Please be assured that we have worked diligently to get the costs as low as possible. We hope that this cost will not prohibit anyone from attending and if cost is the factor, please talk to one of the WMF team members. Please... don't be shy about it! We do not want anyone to be prohibited from coming.

Please sign up now, and we will let you know when the payment is due.

Contact Tina LeFebvre with questions.

Text “faithtacoma” to 1-888-364-GIVE (4483) for a link to our online giving portal, or visit www.faithtacoma.org/give.