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

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Second Harvest Food Bank FPC Member Volunteer Opportunity – December 2022

Second Harvest Food Bank workday comes early in December. Due to selecting a date before the last-minute Christmas crunch, we will gather at Second Harvest on Wednesday, December 7 with two options: morning between 10-noon, and afternoon between 1and 3pm. Each session is limited to 15 people, so check your calendars and let Bob Stoots know if you would like to work at one or both of these times. (Call or text 423-782-6280).

Bulletin – November 13, 2022

Thanksgiving Dinner ~ Next Week!We will celebrate Thanksgiving together at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16.  The dinner will be catered by Golden Corral. Cost is $10; children ages 6-10 – $5; free for children under 6; $35 family max. You can make reservations at church on Sunday after both services. You can pay by cash or check at that time. Or make reservations online at or by calling the church office (423-245-0104) by noon on Monday. You may…

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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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