First Presbyterian Church of Lafayette

A Place to Experience, Explore, and Express the Love of God

Give More, Change More

Acadiana Mall announced that is donating over $5,500 to local charities through its new “Give More, Change More” campaign.  The campaign is designed to help give away all the loose change that was collected in the mall’s fountain over the past several years.

Nominations will be accepted through December 31, 2013, and three winners will be chosen to receive funds. Winners will be announced in early January.

Family Promise has asked for our support. Family Promise is a ministry caring for displaced families that our congregation has a long standing relationship with. They produce amazing results. Here are some statistics from 2004-20012

• Families served - 86
• Children served - 178
• Graduated into permanent housing - 86%
• Employment rate - 92%
• Unable to enter another shelter - 44%
• Volunteers - 400

How to submit your form:

  • Drop off your completed form at Acadiana Mall Customer Service or the Mall Management Office. (Click here to download or pick one up in the Narthex of the Sanctuary.)

  • Email your completed form directly to Alicia_Easley@cblproperties.com.

  • Submit the nomination via a private message on Acadiana Mall’s Facebook page, via facebook.com/AcadianaMall.  The actual form is not necessary, but please include ALL required information in your message.

Have You Sent Out Your Christmas Cards?

We are excited to offer customizable Christmas cards as your personal way to share Christmas joy with friends and family while contributing to the work of ministries supported by the four churchwide Special Offerings of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).



Choose from five card designsfeaturing artwork from recent PC(USA) Special Offerings posters. Use the standard greeting, or customize the cards with a message of your choice.


PDA Responds to Typhoon Haiyan

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is responding to the Philippines in collaboration with our mission partner the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) and fellow members of the ACT (Action by Churches Together) Alliance. An initial grant of $50,000 from One Great Hour of Sharing funds will help provide emergency food, water and other basic humanitarian needs to families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan that struck the country on November 8.

  • Give online to DR000012 to support disaster response in the Philippines.

BBQ Brisket Lunch

Join us after worship on Sunday, October 13th in Fellowship Hall for our BBQ Brisket Lunch!! All you need to bring is $6.00 and an appetite! See you there!!

VOICES OF FAITH

JOIN US ON MONDAYS AT 2pm for a DVD series featuring leading religious thinkers responding to age-old questions of belief and meaning. These interviews feature prominent personalities sharing his/her faith & ideas about questions like the problem of evil, what prayer means to them & what gives their life meaning. The featured personalities are Desmond Tutu, Parker Palmer , Adele Gonzales (DVD1) and Joan Chittister, Marcus Borg and James Lawson (DVD2). 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT MOVIE STUDY---The Bible (History Channel Version)

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS WITH THE BIBLE

 

Join us in the parlor at 5:30pm for a Brown Bag Dinner. The movie will begin at 6pm.  

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