ARISE & BUILD: Summer Update
ARISE AND BUILD is four-year capital campaign begun in October 2014, designed to free our church from debt and fund future ministry. Our debt was paid off in January 2016, and we only have $2.2 million left to raise of our $7.7 million goal. (Hooray!)
Student Ministry renovations are underway. Construction has begun on the 3rd floor of Allen Yowell Hall, including a multi-purpose gathering area, updated technology, and AV resources, and welcoming spaces for small groups and studies. Get ready for a big reveal in September!
We work for the welfare of our city. We've given $53,000 to support our Mercy Drive initiative, which has expanded to elementary school students for the first time this past year. Our Four12 and Oasis student mentoring and tutoring programs are working from the Northwest Community Center in partnership with Orange County's Music for Learning program.
Mission giving continues to support partnerships overseas. We have sent $40,000 promised to Ivato Theological College’ new classroom building in Madagascar, with $60,000 more to go.
Join in! If you’re part of the First Pres family and you’re not yet participating in ARISE AND BUILD, you’re missing out! Your gift, however small or large, will help build the Kingdom of God. Contribute at fpco.org/ariseandbuild.