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

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Count Me In!… 2021-2022 Stewardship Campaign

Count Me In!…                                    Why we give is more important to God than what we give.  Lest you think I am talking only about money, then I will tip you off: I do not care about your money.  I care more about you. If you never gave a dime to this church but served in its ministry, it would be okay with me. But I am not Jesus.  What he thinks about you matters more than what I think.  Our stewardship…

The Parables of Jesus Bible Study – September 15, 2021 – November 3, 2021

“The Autobiography of God”…starting on Sept 15th, Dr. Shelton will be doing a study of Jesus’ parables. In Jesus, God’s autobiography, his self-disclosure is being written and revealed in a unique way: through parables. You can take the class in person or online. Mike will post material for the online participants and hand out material for those taking it in person.  Below is the schedule of weekly classes to be held through November 3. September 15 What parables are, different…

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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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