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Church volunteers ‘will always carry a bit of Puerto Rico in their hearts’

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  • March 13, 2019

Nine adventurous and hardworking First Presbyterian Church of Hudson members ventured on a mission trip to Puerto Rico, Dec. 27, 2018, through Jan. 2, 2019. The “missionaries” were put in contact with a community of great need by Praying Pelicans, a group that organizes missions in several different countries as well as locations in the U.S. The very warm, misty weather added to the challenges of a daily 45-minute bus ride over sometimes barely-existent roads to Villa Esperanza, where most homes were destroyed or badly damaged by Hurricane Maria. The nine Hudson missionaries were joined within a few days by […]

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Mission Collection for May 2023 Pentecost Offering

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  • February 15, 2019

The Pentecost Offering unites us in a church-wide effort to support young people and inspire them to share their faith, ideas, and unique gifts with the church and the world. Psalm 71 testifies that a foundation of faith established during childhood helps ensure lifelong faith and service. The patterns and lessons established during these formative years continue to bear fruit throughout a person’s life. By receiving the Pentecost Offering, you are nurturing the faith of those who are the church to come — children, youth, and young adults.

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Veteran’s Hospital Collection

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  • February 14, 2018

Veteran’s Hospital will be the recipient of our mission collection for February and March. We will be collecting personal care items and items that will help the patients pass the long hours of hospital time. Please find a complete list on the table in the Narthex. See Carolyn Mulligan for other questions.

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Giving Tree

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  • December 6, 2017

You are all amazing! This year we are sponsoring 3 families and you have fulfilled all the tag request to help these families enjoy Christmas. THANK YOU for your generous support. Donations for the Green and Red tags are due back this Sunday. Please wrap your gift and attach the tree tag. Donation receipts are available for your gifts. If you were unable to receive a tag and would like to help these families, please feel free to purchase a Giant Eagle gift card of any denomination and we will include them in the delivery. Thank you again for a […]

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October/November Missions

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  • October 30, 2017

Book Drive We are collecting hard cover books and paperbacks this month to donate to the libraries of the Lorain Correctional Institution. Inspirational books, as well as current books and topics are welcome. Please, no books with overt sexuality or murder topics. See Jeri Andrus or Anne or John Bourassa if you have questions. Books will be collected through the end of October. Detergent Drive We will be collecting laundry detergent through November 15th to help families in need. The collection will be shared with the Hudson Ministerial Association to help students of Hudson schools and with Barber CLC to […]

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Back-to-School Collections

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  • August 11, 2017

In our continuing mission to assist the students and staff at the Barber Learning Center, we will be collecting supplies for back to school.

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Christmas Giving Tree

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  • December 2, 2016

Please consider giving to local families in need. It is easy to participate. Just take a tag from the Christmas tree in the back of the sanctuary.

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Summer Mission Collection

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  • June 28, 2016

Mission Collection: Student Uniforms June 12-August 14, 2016

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May Mission Update

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  • May 6, 2016

Please remember your donations of juice boxes and granola bars. We are helping the students at Barber Elementary School in Akron as they go into testing week. A healthy snack and drink will help give them a little boost to get through the day. Donations accepted through Tues May 10.

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March Mission Collection

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  • March 16, 2016

As part of our ongoing support of four families in need, we will collect gift cards to be given to them.

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