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Adult Enrichment

Adult Enrichment

Adult Enrichment provides opportunities for empty-nesters, retirees and mature adults to continue their Christian growth through learning, connecting and serving during new chapters of their lives. A series of faith-based travel tours, lectures, museum tours, trips to the theatre and other activities provide educational entertainment and fellowship opportunities.


Opportunities

"Empty Nesters" Mixer at Mo Ranch

Fri  |  July 15  |  8:45pm 
Empty Nesters, Boomers and beyond  are invited to come to a wine and cheese reception to meet our guest speaker Kyle Strobel. This reception is sponsored by the Adult Enrichment ministry of FPC that offers opportunities for faith-based travel tours, faith and culture studies and other opportunities to enrich Christian growth through learning experiences. 

This year's Mo reception is hosted by Martha & David Barnes and Pluma & Brent Dorsey.

Study Tour to Italy

April 18-28, 2016  
Hosted by Bill & Angie Heston, the tour will explore the formation of the Christian Church as it was shaped by the pre-Christian Roman Empire culture with visits to Pompeii and other ancient Roman sites. We will walk the Appian Way; have an exclusive night tour of the Vatican and conclude our trip visiting historic sites in Florence. See more details here.


Travel Study Tours 

Trips with First Presbyterian Church members offer wonderful opportunities to build lasting friendships, be enriched by meaningful locations and discover insights into biblical and church history. 


Culture, Fine Arts and Faith 

The strategic location of FPC in the heart of the Museum District offers wonderful opportunities for members to explore some of the finest offerings of creative arts and enter into a dialogue of the role of their faith. This new series is becoming very popular with a wide range of adults. 


Service Opportunities 

Many opportunities are available for one-time volunteer service or ongoing volunteer service for Adults. Please contact the Missions office at localmissions@fpchouston.org or the Caring office at caring@fpchouston.org. 


Senior Adults: Adult Plus

Every other Thursday  |  10 am – 1 pm  |  Fellowship Hall

Enjoy games, crafts, and entertainment along with a lovely lunch served by Adult Plus volunteers twice a month on Thursdays (Sept - May.) The programs feature professional musicians from Houston's fine arts community as well as talent from FPC and other local congregations. The cost of lunch is $5. Make reservations by Monday noon prior to the event by calling the Adult Plus reservation line and leaving your name, phone number and number of people attending. For reservations call 713.620.6525, for questions call the Caring Ministry at 713.620.6546. 


2016 Fall Schedule

Sept 15 – Heroic NASA Mission Control Team
JARED R. WOODFILL, V. 

Oct 6 – Versatile Soprano via New Orleans
JUDY ENGLISH WITH OUR FAVORITE PIANIST, GLENNIE SCOTT

Oct 20 – A Delightful Comedian Returns!
DICK KENDALL

Nov 3 – Returning by Special Request
JERRY ROBERTS & GLENNIE SCOTT

Nov 17 – Thanksgiving & Faith

Dec 1 
MERYL ELLELSON & STEVEN MCMILLAN

Dec 15 – Christmas from the Heart & Hearth
REV. DR. BILL HESTON, FPC EXECUTIVE PASTOR & THE CHANCEL BELLS (MGR. SHARON BRUMLEY)


Books Needed

Books are always needed for our book exchange. If you have books to donate please bring them to the FPC Welcome Center marked for Adult Plus. We appreciate your donations.

For more information contact Congregational Care, 713.620.6546.