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Adult Opportunities

Adult Sunday Bible Classes

We hold several topically oriented classes to educate students in teachings of the Bible. Emphasis is placed on applying Biblical lessons to life, and broad participation is encouraged. Classes meet at 9:15 am. Click here for details on each class.

 

Small Groups

More than just a Bible Study; learn practical Christian applications to today’s life expreiences.

  • Comprehensive Bible Study
  • Connecting with Others through Jesus
  • Changing Lives for Christ
  • Supportive Fellowship
  • Home Groups

For more information about our Small Groups Minsitry, please email Chuck Huckaby, Minister of Congregational Life,  830-609-7729 x 18.

Bible Study Fellowship (BSF)

BSF is a worldwide Bible study conducting over 1000 classes with 200,000 students in 38 countries each week. First Protestant Church hosts a Men’s BSF class on Monday nights at 6:30pm. The class begins in September each year and concludes the following May. A full children’s program is also offered in conjunction with the class. Welcome classes are offered for new menbers the first Monday of each month. You may contact Brian Savage at 210-363-3745 or contact us via our contact form for more information about the class. More detailed information about BSF can be found at www.bsfinternational.org.

Music, Music, Music

If you’ve always wanted to raise your voice or ring a couple of bells in the worship and praise of God, now’s your chance! Regular rehearsals for the Hand Bells meet at 6:00 pm in the Hand Bell Room, and the First Protestant Church Choir meets at 7:00 pm on Wednesday nights throughout the fall and spring in the Choir Room. Email Dr. Joey Martin, Director of Music & Fine Art, or call him at 512-787-2269.

WOW…Women of the Word!

“Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another – and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” Hebrews 10:25

WOW! The women’s group at FPC where we build relationships with our fellow sisters in Christ.

There are two WOW groups at FPC, meeting on Wednesdays and Thursdays periodically throughout the year for specific Bible Studies and fellowship. The Wednesday group meets at 7pm in the Mornhinweg Center, while the Thursday group meets at Sue Saur’s home.  For information about our Wednesday WOW Ministry, please contact: Renee Huckaby, WOW Facilitator, rhuckaby@gmail.com.  For information about the Thursday WOW Ministry, please contact  Sue Saur, WOW Facilitator, sweetandsaur@aol.com.

Flying Fingers

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, this fellowship group is for knitters, crocheters, and sewers. Invite your friends and neighbors for an evening of fun, while making something to benefit a charitable cause. We meet each Monday (with the exception of December) in the Mornhinweg Center at 6:00pm. Email Mae Kraft, Volunteer Coordinator, or give her a call at 830-609-7729, ext. 52 for more information.

Tea For Two

This is an exciting ladies ministry to encourage and equip women and young ladies to live a life of holiness. We will bridge the gap between the ages through studies of God’s word and fun Christ-centered activities, sharing our experiences and learning about God’s awesome love in our beautiful community. Email Mae Kraft, Volunteer Coordinator, or give her a call at 830-609-7729, ext. 52 for more information.

Ladies Lunch Bunch

Women young and old are invited to this monthly gathering. This is an opportunity for you to connect with friends outside of the church setting. We meet for lunch every first Tuesday of the month. Come for the food and stick around to pal around for as long as you like. Friends and family members are always welcome. Call Judy Borger, 830-629-1859 for more information.

Women’s Ministries

Purpose: To unite all women in the church in Christian fellowship

  • Inform women of the work of the church
  • Promote Christian service in the home, the church and the community
  • Enroll women in Bible studies to deepen spiritual life
  • Cultivate awareness and promote involvement in Missions projects
  • Enjoy fellowship and develop relationships with women of all age groups

Areas of involvement in Women’s Ministries:

  • Small Bible Study Groups
  • Sanctuary altar preparation
  • Fellowship meetings
  • Service and outreach
  • Bereavement meal preparation

For more information, or to be involved; please contact the President of Women’s Ministries, Alice Boettger, 281-787-4011

Band of Brothers

Men of every age are invited to participate in a relevant and lively discussion that centers on Christian discipleship. This monthly gathering joins fellowship with accountability so that men can keep their focus on Christ in a world that’s full of distractions. Email Rob Miller for information or give him a call at 830-606-5253

“Not Over the Hill Yet” Gang

This senior men’s group meets for a meal and fellowship on the second Wednesday of every month. We meet at Golden Corral at 11:30 am. Rev. Higgins joins the “Not Over the Hill Yet” Gang. Email Mae Kraft, Volunteer Coordinator, or give her a call at 830-609-7729, ext. 52 for more information.
New Member Class

Discover the rich history of First Protestant Church. Meet the Ministers and the Staff. Learn……

  • What we are all about
  • What we stand for
  • What we value

Find out the processes and reasons for membership at FPC.

We offer classes 3-4 times a year for three Sunday mornings to help you know us better, understand how we operate as a church and a business, understand why we do things the way we do, (i.e. communion, baptism, doctrine) and to meet new people. First Connections offers an opportunity to discover answers to any questions you might have about FPC. This class meets in the Mornhinweg Center.

For more information about our new member classes, please contact Mae Kraft, Volunteer Coordinator, 830-609-7729 x52, 830-608-0971, mae@firstprotestant.com.

 

Lay Ministry

Mission Statement: To be the listening ears, caring hearts and helping hands of Jesus Christ for our church family and others.

One-on-one caregivers providing:

  • Shut-in visitation
  • Prayer chain
  • Delivery of communion

For more information about our Lay Ministry, or to be involved, please contact Rev. Chuck Huckaby, Minister of Congregational Life, 830-609-7729 x18,chuck@firstprotestant.com or our Director of Lay Ministry, Jill Rodriguez at 512-665-3762 or jill@firstprotestant.com .

 

Prayer Leadership

Strengthening people’s love relationship with God and others through education, example and experience. Prayer is the cornerstone of our relationship with Jesus Christ.

The Prayer Leadership Team (PLT) is a group of individuals at First Protestant Church dedicated to strengthening the prayer life of FPC. The PLT plans and develops strategies and initiatives that foster a culture of prayer. Prayer is encouraged through education about prayer, Church leadership examples, and many prayerful experiences throughout the year. Below are examples of activities supported by the PLT:

  • Individual prayer
  • One-on-one prayer ministry
  • Prayer evangelism
  • Prayer rooms
  • Prayer bracelets
  • Prayer meetings
  • Inter-generational prayer
  • Prayer seminars/conferences
  • Prayer walks/floats

For more information about the Prayer Leadership Team, please contact Rev. Chuck Huckaby, Minister of Congregational Life, 830-609-7729 x18, chuck@firstprotestant.com