Seeking to See the Face of Christ…..Striving to be the Hands of Christ

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“Should This Sermon Make Us Happy” Summer 2021

Beginning the week of June 7, 2021, Dr. Shelton will be doing a study of Jesus’ famous “Sermon on the Mount”, as recorded in Matthew. He invites you to read Matthew 5-7 in preparation for the class and to do some personal reflection on the material. The Sermon on the Mount may be one of Jesus’ best-known but challenging teachings. As with other classes, a study guide for each week will be sent out and his lesson will be posted…

Bulletin – July 11, 2021

The Friends in Faith Sunday School class is inviting ALL church members to attend the Kingsport Axmen vs Elizabethton River Riders baseball game on Saturday, July 17 that will include a fireworks show after the game..  Below are the details: Date:  July 17 Where:  Hunter Wright Stadium Time:  7:00 p.m. Tickets:  $7.00 each Parking:  Free Sitting:  we will sit on the 1st base side in the bleachers (this puts our backs to the sun) Come out and enjoy the FUN and FELLOWSHIP!

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Mike Shelton

I am honored to join the First Presbyterian staff and to be a part of this church community. Prior to coming here, I have served four congregations in four different states and so I bring this experience and enthusiasm to my ministry with you. My wife Donna and I both grew up in North Carolina and we have three grown children. I am an avid reader, love to hike, and I play golf when I get the chance. I have…

Mark Owen Davis

Joined the First Presbyterian Staff as full-time Director of Music Ministry in 2006. As such, He conceives of creative and meaningful ways to integrate the language of music into all aspects of our church’s shared life in worship and fellowship, coordinating our wide array of gifts and talents into choral, vocal, and instrumental activities and offerings. Mark has served in Music Ministry for 38 years in seven different churches. Holding degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music (B.Mus) and The…

Russ Pearson

Russ is the Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries.  He oversees the youth and children’s ministry at First Presbyterian Church as well as the Sunday school program. Russ went to Presbyterian College where he majored in Religion and graduated in 2006. He received a Master’s in Christian Education at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA in 2013 and became a Certified Christian Educator in the PCUSA in June of 2016. Russ is married to Eva and they have two…

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