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

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What’s New

New Bible Study Starting February 9, 2022 “The Apostles Creed”

You are invited to a new Wednesday Night Class, starting on February 9, where Dr. Shelton will lead a discussion of the “Apostles Creed,” based on author Adam Hamilton’s book, “Creed: What Christians Believe.” You can attend either in person or watch online. Like our Fall session, there will be no dinner provided, but you may bring your food to class. Please pick up a book at the church office (only $5.00) or you may buy it online. CREED: WHAT…

Bulletin – January 16, 2022

New Horizon’s Sunday School Class OpportunityJanuary 30 – March 27, 2022 The New Horizon’s Sunday school class is beginning a new study book, Climate Church, Climate World, by Jim Antal, on January 30, 2022. This book focuses on why and how the church can address the presentclimate crisis. It seeks to invite people of faith to “accept that God has called us to bear witness in a time such as this, a time when the continuity of God’s creation is in jeopardy.” We invite…

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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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