First Threshings is a monthly newsletter for the community of First Mennonite Church. All submissions of interest to the FMC Family are welcome and will be included, depending on timeliness and space availability. First Threshings is distributed the first Sunday of each month so, if possible, materials should be submitted at least ten days previously. Comments regarding any aspect of the newsletter are also welcome. Please address these to Pat Bartel, Compiler/Editor at firstname.lastname@example.org.