Serve

Youth

Vassar First Presbyterian and Vassar First United Methodist churches share a tight-knit youth group, which gathers regularly for fun, food, discussion, planning, and prayer. This group also participates each summer in Reach Mission Trips. If you would like to be in the know on youth happenings, you may request to join our Facebook Group, or text … Continue reading Youth

REACH Mission Trips

REACH Mission Trips bring the love of Christ in a very tangible way to many people in need. Each summer, hundreds of youth and adults descend on various communities throughout the U.S. to do all kinds of home repairs or updating for needy homeowners. Our youth and adult volunteers have participated in REACH work camps for over 10 years. Each year we … Continue reading REACH Mission Trips

Nursery & Children

We take safety and security very seriously. All adults who work with children of any age are required to have completed a background check each year. Worship and Sunday School: Children of any age are always welcome in our worship service. Children 5-11 attend the first part of worship, then are dismissed to Children’s Sunday School … Continue reading Nursery & Children

Vacation Bible School

VBS Is Always a Blast! This program is a joint effort in Vassar between First Presbyterian, Grace Lutheran, and First United Methodist churches, and location rotates between us. This coming summer (2017) it will be hosted at First Pres. We always have lots of kids, great program, and fun for all! Here are some pics … Continue reading Vacation Bible School

Local & Regional Outreach

Backpack Program During the school year we help needy school children by filling up their backpacks with basic food and necessities for their families. This provides food over the weekends for students in grades K-6 who are food insecure. This happens on Monday mornings while school is in session, at Central School. Food is distributed at the end of … Continue reading Local & Regional Outreach

Domestic & World Mission

Through the PC(USA) and in partnership with others, we participate in many domestic and foreign missions endeavors, and are always seeking to contribute to and participate in advancing the message of God’s love and justice throughout the world. Some of the ways we participate include: One Great Hour of Sharing Christmas Joy Offering Peacemaking Offering HIS Restoration Ministries … Continue reading Domestic & World Mission