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2017 Mardi Gras For Missions

  • FPC Fellowship Hall 230 W Rusk St Tyler, TX, 75701 (map)

free admission / silent auction

Back by popular demand! Laissez les bons temps rouler!

FPC’s Mission Committee invites you and your family to celebrate Mardi Gras and help raise funds and awareness for our chosen mission partners. Guests of all ages are invited to join in the opening parade - line up will begin at 5:15 pm.

Afterwards, FPC’s own gumbo chefs will again provide their “award-winning” seafood, chicken and vegetarian gumbos. Side dishes will include rice, chicken strips, salad, a member-baked dessert station and king cakes. During the evening, children will be entertained with face painting, a cake walk, a balloon artist and crafts. A nursery will be provided (children under 3).

This year’s Auction will include dinners, legal services, a wine tasting, a Fiesta party and more.  Bring your checkbooks!  

Benefactors: Locally - PATH, Habitat for Humanity, Gateway to Hope, Bethesda Health Clinic, the Literacy Council, Meals on Wheels and the Good Samaritan Counseling Center; Globally - Solar under the Sun/Living Waters for the World, Presbyterian Education Board Pakistan Schools, and mission co-workers in Zambia, Charles and Melissa Johnson.  

Volunteers are needed!  Provide a gumbo dish, make a home-made dessert, or help with decorating or clean up. For more information or to volunteer, contact Ginny Mattox, (903) 504-5016.

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As we enter Lent, we often think we need to give something up. Does this really help others? This year, go ahead and eat those desserts—and ADD something to your life instead. Serve others. Get connected with one of our mission outreach programs! For more information or to volunteer, email Ginny Mattox.

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