Impacting the World

Living Waters for the World

Did you know that 780 million people have no access to clean water? FPC partners with Living Waters for the World and is forming a local team that will help install clean water systems, equip local leaders to lead ongoing health, hygiene and spiritual education as well as teaching international partners about the benefits of using clean water appropriately. Check out this video to see a LWW filtration system!
 
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Try Anything Rhino Project

The Try Anything Rhino Project (TARP for short) is a creation care initiative by FPC. Its purpose is two-fold: 1) To raise awareness of the rhino poaching epidemic, and 2) To raise funds to help prevent rhino extinction.
 
To raise awareness, TARP launched its Facebook page in January 2015 and has gained followers from 19 countries besides the U.S. To raise funds, artisans and crafters are making items to sell in an Etsy online store. Items include bracelets, necklaces, earrings, paintings, stuffed animals, etc. 100% of the proceeds from products sold (after cost of materials) will go to TARP.

Fair Trade Bazaar

Every year, our Christian Service volunteers host a Fair Trade Bazaar for SERRV at our annual Bean Soup Luncheon. Serrv is a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing opportunity and support to artisans and farmers worldwide. By partnering with SERRV, we are able to purchase items that support artisans in Third World countries. All funds from this portion of the fundraiser go back to SERRV, nothing is kept by FPC.
 
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Presbyterian Mission Agency

FPC supports missions and missionaries throughout the world through the Presbyterian Mission Agency. The Presbyterian Mission Agency is one of six General Assembly agencies, established and described in the Organization for Mission.
 
"As Christians, we understand "Mission" to be God's work for the sake of the world God loves. We understand this work to be centered in the Lordship of Jesus Christ and made real through the active and leading power of the Holy Spirit. The "where" and "how" and "with whom" of mission is of God's initiative, sovereign action, and redeeming grace. The message we are called to bear is the Good News of salvation through Jesus Christ." (From www.presbyterianmission.org)
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