Bdecan Mission Trip - June 25-30, 2017

Plans are being finalized for our second mission trip to the Bdecan Presbyterian Church on Spirit Lake Indian Nation June 25-30, near Devils Lake, ND. The sign up deadline for adults and youth wanting to participate in the mission trip is May 15. Volunteers may work as many days as they wish. 

Adults and young people from our congregation will be going on this mission trip.  We will be installing new siding on the Bdecan Church manse and we will be cleaning out a storage shed.The youth will be leading Bible School for the Bdecan children. Last year during our first Bdecan Church mission trip we installed new windows in manse, did cleanup, and helped organize the Bedecan Church's clothing and food distribution program.

There are several ways our congregation members can participate in the mission trip; by signing up to work; by baking and providing snacks and food; by praying for our mission team; and by providing cash donations. 




Clearwater Forest Work Camp 
May 18-21st, 2017

Thank you to all the members that  helped with the Clearwater Forest Camp on making it clean and ready for all the children and youth campers this summer!!!

Thank you!!
Mission Committee



Day 1: Built two saw horses because the shop didn't have any(first picture above). Then they built three canoe racks. When the canoe racks were done they were carried down to the waters edge with the tractor and loader!


Day 2: They built the floor of what is going to be a screened in porch.


They stayed in the Osprey House and washed the windows, curtains, light fixtures, and scrubbed the kitchen.

The Painting/Cleaning Crew outside the Nurses Quarters, bathrooms were painted and windows cleaned.

Blessing Box

We, at the First Presbyterian Church, have placed a Blessing Box at the front of our church at 316 Sixth Street SW in downtown Willmar and we are seeking donations from you and others to help our brothers and sisters in need.

The following is a list of suggested supplies: 
Food items (non-perishable) -- canned goods, soup mix, cake mix, rice, cereal, noodles, peanut butter, snacks, ramen/instant meals, Hamburger Helper, mac & cheese, fruit, vegetables, bread/buns, baking items, condiments, coffee, juice boxes, seasoning items, crackers.
Personal hygiene -- toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner, soap, lotion, toilet paper, feminine products, tissue, Q-tips.
Baby/child items -- diapers, wipes, baby food, baby cereal, pacifier, powder, lotion, bottles, powder formula.
Misc. items -- pens/pencils, paper, seasonal items, gloves,books, small toys, gift items.
Prohibited items -- home-baked goods, expired opened goods, alcohol, tobacco, sharp objects.



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